Texas Disposal Systems’ Director of IT Mike Allgeier was one of the original drafting team members for the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards for the electric grids for North America. He has served as vice president and president of the local Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) chapter as well as organizer and presenter at security conferences.
Mike served in the Army and Army National Guard for a total of 16 years as an intelligence analyst and special agent. He was awarded the Purple Heart and received the Army Commendation Medal with Valor device for actions in combat. He received a B.A. in homeland security from the American Military University and is a graduate of the Joint Counterintelligence Training Academy. He also holds several IT and security certifications including: CISSP, CISM, CRISC and ITIL v3.