Registration for the 2020 Reliable IT Banking Executive Summit Webinar is Now Open!

Webinar Details


2020 Reliable IT Executive Banking Summit


October in Huntington Beach... ideal fall weather, the brilliance of autumn leaves, magical surfing conditions, and...the Annual Reliable IT Executive Banking Summit!

Unfortunately, COVID-19 required a change of plans, so please join us for the Executive Summit Webinar, packed with information relevant to your Bank, and the convenience of attending from your office!

All attendees will receive a complimentary $25 lunch through Door Dash.


Richard McRae, CISA, CISM – Eide Bailly

Bob Hickok, CPA, CITP, GSEC – Eide Bailly

Lyndee MacDonald – Reliable IT

Chris Peterson – Reliable IT

Ralph Gagliardi – Colorado Bureau of Investigation

Aaron Biehl – Reliable IT


9:00 AM - 1:15 PM PST


Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Join us for the 2020 Summit Webinar.


Richard McRae

Richard McRae, CISA, CISM
Eide Bailly

Rich has over 30 years of experience in conducting IT risk assessments and audits within the public and private sectors. Initially trained as a financial-compliance auditor with the Montana Legislative Auditor’s Office, he later transitioned into audits over information technology systems and platforms and also managed annual service organization control audits over centralized payroll, warrant, and accounting operations. Before joining Eide Bailly in 2003, Rich worked with Unisys Corporation as a test manager over custom software integration projects for individual income tax, business tax, railcar tax, and property tax systems. Now focused primarily within financial institutions, Rich completes IT general controls audits, risk assessments, and policy development projects in accordance with FFIEC / GLBA guidelines.

Bob Hickok

Bob Hickok, CPA, CITP, GSEC
Eide Bailly

For more than 25 years, Bob Hickok has served community banks, performing and managing hundreds of IT controls reviews, vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and social engineering tests. As both a CPA and an IT technician for 30 years, he combines the skill sets of cybersecurity, auditing, technician and controls testing to provide a unique approach to IT auditing, security testing and consulting.

Lyndee MacDonald
Reliable IT

Lyndee MacDonald is Reliable IT’s Microsoft Applications expert, having built powerful custom applications, including Power Platform tools for banks, government, manufacturing, and the healthcare industry for over 15 years.

Chris Peterson
vCIO Consultant

Chris Peterson is a vCIO for banks at Reliable IT Banking, a position where he spends his day assisting Bank Executives navigate the complexities of IT and Cybersecurity. Chris has held various positions over 20 years in the IT industry, is a graduate of SMU Engineering, a devoted father and husband, and an enthusiastic owner of 27 different reptiles and amphibians in 15 different aquariums. His home truly sounds like a jungle.

Ralph A. Gagliardi
Colorado Bureau of Investigation

Ralph A. Gagliardi is an Agent in Charge at the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. He oversees the High Tech Crime Unit. His team investigates Identity Theft/Fraud and Cyber related crimes. He has worked in law enforcement for over 30 years and is a subject matter expert in complex fraud and organized crime investigations. Presently, Ralph’s investigative team focuses on criminal activity that routinely spans statewide, national and international jurisdictions. His Unit investigates crimes such as: Business Email Compromise, Business Identity Theft, Wire Fraud and many others where technology is used in the commission of a crime. Ralph’s team regularly conducts cybercrime & identity theft education for both the private and public sectors focusing on best practices, prevention and awareness. Ralph assists in development of policy and legislative efforts pertaining to identity theft, fraud and cybercrime. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a member of the National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and local Colorado CFE chapter.

Aaron Biehl
Chief Operating Officer

Aaron Biehl, the COO for Reliable IT, has been in the technology industry over 25 years helping banks develop a solid foundation for their IT and security.  Aaron is passionate about exploring innovative options and solutions for companies, and enjoys helping businesses utilize new methods to grow and prosper.

Mike McWilliams
Chief Revenue Officer

Mike McWilliams, Chief Revenue Officer for Reliable IT,  has been in the technology industry for over 25 years.  Mike has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Revenue Office for many companies. As Chief Revenue Officer for Reliable IT, he is responsible for the overall Sales and Marketing strategy of the company. He has served as a valuable resource to companies, assisting in everything impacting their IT from Y2K to the current COVID-19.  Mike’s wealth of knowledge from many experiences has been instrumental in the success of his clients.  Mike has been taking care of clients since 1995 as a Director of IT, VP of Business Development, VP of Sales, CEO, and finally as CRO for Reliable IT.  Mike has architected many solutions from the ground up including cloud and on-premise strategies.

Lance Goudzwaard
CxO Consultant  

Lance Goudzwaard serves as a CxO Consultant with Reliable IT. He has over 20 years of experience as an executive, nationally recognized speaker, and journal author. Lance's expertise is focused in the areas of operations, financial management, strategic planning, and customer service program development. He has extensive experience leading multi-level project teams.

Questions? Contact Mike McWilliams at 303.908.5444 or