Educational Sessions

Join us for a Cybersecurity Update with Doug Peterson

Friday, May 18th, 2018

11:30am – 1:00pm

CPPC has arranged a Cybersecurity Update presented by Doug Peterson. Doug is the is the Chief Information Security Officer for Great-West Financial. Doug will be speaking about the importance of enhancing your security as a plan sponsor as well as cybersecurity best practices. Don’t miss this one time opportunity to learn more about a topic that is top of mind.

This education event will be held at Empower Retirement located at

8515 E. Orchard Rd.
Greenwood Village, CO

(Parking is free)

COST: $15 per person (lunch will be served)

HOST: Colorado Public Plan Coalition

RSVP: Please RSVP by Friday, May 11th, 2018

CPE credit will be available to you for attendance

To register please click here.


Doug Peterson is the Vice President of CISO for Great-West Financial®. In his role, Doug is responsible for cybersecurity strategy as well as architecture development and global cybersecurity. He has enterprise-level responsibility for all cyber/data/information security policies, standards, evaluations, roles and awareness for all utilized technologies, services, vendors and partners. Doug is also responsible for business continuity and disaster recovery planning, testing and execution. Doug, who joined the organization in 2015, has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Doug’s previous experience includes his role as Chief Security Officer for Nationstar Mortgage and Aurora Bank as well as various leadership roles at Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch. Prior to his corporate career, Doug served in the U.S. Army as an Intelligence Analyst in the 82nd Airborne Division and the 19th Special Forces Group. He is a Certified Business Continuity Planner from DRII, a Certified Information Security Systems Professional from ISC(2) and a GIAC Information Security Systems Professional.