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The PhishLabs Leadership Team

Our mission is to prevent cybercrime and proactively protect businesses from losses due to online fraud and cyber-attacks.

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Tony Prince, CEO

Tony Prince brings more than 20 years of senior executive leadership experience to PhishLabs. Prior to joining PhishLabs, Mr. Prince led multiple market-leading technology companies as CEO. He founded LURHQ in 1996, one of the industry’s first Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs). LURHQ was merged with SecureWorks in 2006. Since then, Mr. Prince has served as CEO of M3 Technology Group, Healthx, and InteliSecure.

Mr. Prince is a cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina and holds a B.S. in Computer Science.

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John LaCour, CTO

John LaCour is the CTO of PhishLabs. Prior to founding PhishLabs, Mr. LaCour was the Director of AntiPhishing Solutions at MarkMonitor. He has also led security threat research and product development for companies like CheckPoint, RedSeal Networks, and NetScreen Technologies. He studied computer science and economics at Louisiana State University and Northwestern University.

Mr. LaCour is an active contributor in the security community, having spoken on several cybercrime topics including phishing and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS). He has presented for the Digital Crimes Consortium, Anti-Phishing Working Group, Underground Economy, FS-ISAC and Internet Security Operations and Intelligence conferences. Additionally, Mr. LaCour has been quoted by multiple media publications including the New York Times, Krebs on Security, and BankInfoSecurity.com.

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Linda Sunderman, CFO and VP of Administration

Linda Sunderman is responsible for all aspects of accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, and tax at PhishLabs. Ms. Sunderman has more than 27 years of financial and accounting experience in both public accounting and private industry, beginning her career in the audit division of Arthur Andersen before moving into the private sector.

Ms. Sunderman has worked in a variety of industries and held senior financial leadership positions at several small and midsized businesses, providing financial and accounting expertise, supporting capital fundraising efforts and managing operations. Ms. Sunderman is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from Miami University and a Masters of Business Administration from Xavier University.

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Johnny Calhoun, EVP of Operations

Johnny Calhoun is responsible for all aspects of security operations, engineering, R.A.I.D., and client delivery services at PhishLabs. Mr. Calhoun is a 14 year veteran of the cyber-security service industry and joins us from Dell SecureWorks where he was most recently Director of Global Client Implementation Services and managed a large global team of experts responsible for implementing hundreds of millions of dollars of managed security services. Throughout his career, Johnny has led and scaled businesses to meet the needs of rapidly growing client bases. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Coastal Carolina University.

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Andrea Sanders, VP of Client Success and SOC

Andrea Sanders is responsible for all aspects of security operations and client delivery services at PhishLabs.  She is a 20+ year veteran of the technology services industry with domestic and international experience in operations, software support and change management.  Throughout her career, Andrea has led teams to consistently meet the needs of their clients capturing and acting on the Voice of the Customer.  She is best known for her ability to motivate individuals and teams to a higher level of performance.  Andrea earned her Six Sigma Black Belt certification in 2002 and led multiple improvement projects generating productivity and efficiency gains for quickly growing NASDAQ-listed companies.   She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Furman University.

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Jon Hilfiger, VP of Sales

Jon Hilfiger is responsible for global sales and business development at PhishLabs. A proven sales leader in the information security industry, Mr. Hilfiger joined PhishLabs to expand sales growth and lead the global PhishLabs sales team. Mr. Hilfiger began his career at SecureWorks, where he spent 13 years in various roles that contributed to the company’s rapid growth. Prior joining PhishLabs, Mr. Hilfiger was the Director of Western US and Canada Sales at Dell SecureWorks where he drove sales growth in Fortune 1000 accounts. Mr. Hilfiger holds a bachelor’s degree from Roanoke College.

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Billy Smith, VP of Business and Corporate Development

Billy Smith is responsible for strategic accounts sales, strategic partnerships and corporate development at PhishLabs. Mr. Smith is a 20+ year veteran of the cyber security service industry and enjoys building and growing companies into market leaders. Prior to PhishLabs, he held various sales, business development and technical roles at Waratek, Secureworks, LURHQ, Cisco, SPAWAR and government contractors.  Billy holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from The Citadel.


Stacy Shelley, VP of Marketing

Stacy Shelley is responsible for all aspects of global marketing and communications at PhishLabs. Mr. Shelley has more than 8 years of marketing experience with high-growth, award-winning technology firms in the information security industry. Mr. Shelley began his career at LURHQ, which was acquired by SecureWorks. Prior to joining PhishLabs, Mr. Shelley established and led the teams responsible for content marketing, messaging and proposals at Dell SecureWorks. Mr. Shelley holds bachelor’s degrees from Coastal Carolina University.

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Suzie Rybicki, VP of Talent Management

Suzie Rybicki is responsible for leading the company’s efforts to attract, maximize, and retain top talent. Her passion in organization development serves as a catalyst to ensure PhishLabs’ people practices are aligned with the business strategy that fosters a productive and engaging work environment. Prior to joining the PhishLabs team in February of 2015, she held HR leadership roles at two industry leaders in their space headquartered in Chicago; An owner/developer of best-in-class shopping malls nationwide and a restaurant marketing & finance company. Suzie holds a bachelor’s degree from DePaul University, where she focused her studies on organizational leadership and development.

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Joseph Belton, In-House Counsel

Joseph Belton has served as PhishLabs’ in-house counsel since the spring of 2016.  PhishLabs is a cyber intelligence and security company that partners with/services a number of the top financial institutions, media and technology companies, and various other industries worldwide which are the target of serious cybercrime threats from individuals and state actors.  Joseph is responsible for leading the day-to-day legal affairs of the company relating to its internal concerns and external relationships.  Prior to joining PhishLabs, Joseph was in private practice at Moore & Van Allen PLLC where he represented clients in business and technology transactional and litigation matters.  He has been practicing law since 2003.  Joseph attended law school at Suffolk University in Boston and college at Wake Forest University.

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