Recently Heard At Our Meetings


April 27, 2017  Joint ARMA Milwaukee/Madison Spring Seminar

  • John Hocheval- Information Security Officer at American Transmission Company with over 15 years of experience working in the IT security field.
  • David Meyer – over 20 years in all aspects of IT security.  Currently works at West Bend Mutual Insurance as Information Security Manager- Governance.  Previously worked as Senior Security Architect at Northwestern Mutual and Manager- Global IT Security at Johnson Controls.
  • James Arndt- Cybersecurity Engineer working in access management, vulnerability management, incident response, phishing analysis, and reverse engineering whatever malicious document/executable comes across his way.
  • Byron Franz- special agent with the FBI who has provided training to numerous organizations on information security risks.
  • Tammy Retzlaff- worked in the Information Technology space for over 25 years, 20 of them specializing in Information Security, specializing in PCI and SOX compliance, identity and access management, and security policy and governance.  




March 29, 2017

Joseph Suster is currently a senior records analyst and course instructor with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) – Chicago Office. He has worked for NARA since 1978, having 21 years of management experience in Federal records centers and an additional 18 years specifically working in records and information management. He has been a member of ARMA’s Chicago chapter since 1999, is currently the chapter secretary, and became a Certified Records Manager in 2000.  He presented an overview of what the National Archives does as well as what the current trends are with maintaining government records.  Click here for a link to his presentation.


January 18, 2017

Paul Fisher presented the benefits of AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) membership.  Here is a link to his presentation and AIIM Professionals.  Paul also talked about the Certified Information Professional Certificate that AIIM offers.  Here is an overview of the CIP Certificate and an Exam Outline.


November 15, 2016

Gordon E.J. Hoke, CRM, IGP, is an independent consultant and practitioner focusing on Information Governance.  Evolving from Content Management and Records Management to IG, he proffers a business point of view and a risk-based approach.

Gordy is well known for his writing – around 300 articles, white papers, case studies, and more.  His work has appeared in Information Management, Healthcare Informatics, and Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.  He has written white papers for IBM, Documentum, HP TRIM, and others.

Gordy is active in ARMA and AIIM, which gave him its Distinguished Service Award.  He has been a guest lecturer at universities and spoken at regional, national, and international conferences.  Currently, he is on contract with Iron Mountain, turning country-specific retention schedules into global retention schedules.

Here is a link to his presentation Information Governance – Practical Application  A two part look at IG:  why organizations need stakeholders to work together and organize their IG program.


September 20, 2016

Deena Farver, ERM, BPM /Manager, On-Site Professional Services from Iron Mountain

Here is a link to her presentation Risk Framework – a proven approach to monitoring and measuring risk across your enterprise as well as the White Paper she referenced during her talk.