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Nuspire Hires Lewie Dunsworth As New CEO

Saylor Frase, the managed security services provider's previous CEO, now serves as chairman of the board.

COMMERCE, MI. (December 4, 2019) - Nuspire, a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), announced today that it has hired Lewie Dunsworth as the new CEO. Saylor Frase, Nuspire’s previous CEO, now serves as Chairman of the Board.

“After a long, extensive nation-wide search, we are incredibly fortunate to bring on board someone as well suited and talented as Lewie Dunsworth,” said Brian St. Jean, Nuspire board member and partner at Abry Partners. “Lewie’s 20-years of experience in cybersecurity as both a practitioner, including as a Fortune 1000 CISO, and as a leader of a managed security services provider, will provide Nuspire with exceptional depth and guidance as it continues to provide unmatched services and technology to its customers.”

Frase will continue to provide his guidance, expertise and business relationships as he transitions into his new role. “I am so proud of the growth and success the company has achieved over the past 20 years and the hard work and dedication that our employees give every day to get us to where we are today,” said Frase. “As Nuspire enters this new chapter, I’m excited to work closely with our new CEO as Chairman of the Board and to continue serving our customers with unparalleled managed security services.”

As the new CEO, Dunsworth will be working with Nuspire’s leadership team to make strategic company decisions, lead overall business operations, and spearhead Nuspire’s overall growth strategy into new markets while evolving the company’s service portfolio.

“I am honored, and excited, to take on the role of CEO for a company who has such a high service delivery track record, incredible focus on client satisfaction and a team of dedicated and talented people,” said Dunsworth. “Nuspire is well positioned for sustained success and has a wonderful opportunity to continue its growth, and portfolio of services, into our target markets. I’m looking forward to working with the entire Nuspire team, to continue building on the service we provide to our clients, the great company culture that exists today and leverage my experience, expertise and leadership to help accelerate Nuspire forward on the path of becoming the premier market-leader in cybersecurity services.”

Prior to Nuspire, Dunsworth held several executive roles, such as the CISO & Executive Vice President of Global Security Services at Herjavec Group, CISO at H&R Block and the SVP of Advisory Services & Managed Services at Optiv. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Network and Communications Management from DeVry University and a Master of Business Administration, Executive from the University of Missouri in Kansas City. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

For more information on Nuspire, visit www.nuspire.com

About Nuspire

Nuspire is the Managed Security Services (MSS) provider of choice, delivering the greatest risk reduction per cyber-dollar spent. The company’s 24x7 Security Operations Centers (SOCs) and managed detection and response (MDR) service combines award-winning threat detection and response technology with human intervention and analysis, providing end-to-end protection across the gateway, network and endpoint ecosystem. Nuspire pioneered distributed, managed security services within the enterprise and franchise market and today protects thousands of locations globally. For more information, visit www.nuspire.com and follow @Nuspire.

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