Pekin Insurance Chief Risk Officer Receives C100 Award
By Pekin Insurance · Aug 15, 2022 ·1 min read
Greg Bee, Vice President and Chief Risk Officer at Pekin Insurance, was the recipient of the C100 award from the CISO Connect Organization. He was recognized as one of the Top 100 CISOs (Chief Information Security Officers) in North America.
The C100 recognition honors the top 100 CISOs across many industries who are proven leaders with great expertise, which they share with others to continue to give back to the industry as a whole. By sharing their expertise, they create a safe, more secure future for all of us.
Greg is responsible for the implementation and governance of the Pekin Insurance enterprise risk management and information security programs, business and IT risk, and security operations. He has 37 years of Information Technology experience, with the last 22 years leading three different organizations’ information security programs as CISO, and currently the enterprise risk management program at Pekin Insurance as CRO.
Greg has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, bachelor’s degree in Economics, and Master of Business Administration, all from Illinois State University. He has the C|CISO designation from EC-Council and the CISM, CISA, CRISC, and CGEIT certifications from ISACA. He has the ARM designation from The Institutes, along with FLMI, CLU, ChFC, and CPCU designations.
Greg teaches cyber security classes at Illinois State University and is the Chair for the cyber security board at Illinois State. He actively presents at CISO forums and events and is recognized across CISO groups for his overall cyber security expertise. Greg has mentored many security professionals who have progressed their careers to become CISOs for several organizations.
He says, “I am truly honored and humbled to be recognized by CISO Current as a Top 100 CISO in the US. I congratulate all of the recipients, and special thanks to Pekin Insurance in support of our information security vision and mission for our policyholders. I would also like to extend my gratitude to Security Current and the esteemed CISO Board and judges for their recognition and support, all of whom are premier CISOs.”