LEADERSHIP TEAM

Ben Massin

Chief Executive Officer

Benjamin Massin brings more than 20 years of business and technology industry experience to his role as the Chief Executive Officer of The SCE Group of Companies. In this role, Ben is responsible for the development and implementation of high-level strategies and direction of the company’s growth. Providing clear insight into the complexities and nuances of the information security landscape is a key priority, as well as imparting a philosophy of focusing on strong, long-term relationships with clients and business partners.

Joe Compagno

Chief Operating Officer

With 20 years of experience using technology to support business objectives within organizations, Joe Compagno oversees sales, marketing, service delivery and operations. Joe has supported various corporate spinouts, mergers and acquisitions. An MBA with PMP, Lean Six Sigma and TPRM certifications, he is adept at handling challenges with creative, collaborative solutions that increase revenue and EBITDA.

Ruperto Roman, Jr.

Chief Financial Officer

Ruperto Roman has over 20 years experience in finance and accounting, with 10 of those years dedicated to SCE as its CFO. His dual Master’s degree in Accounting and Financial Management have allowed him to both oversee financial operations, as well as strategize and realize growth opportunities for the company. Recently, Ruperto was instrumental in identifying and completing a strategic acquisition.

Anar Taghiyev

Chief Information Officer

With the focus on growing and maturing while scaling and transforming the information technology capabilities, systems, and processes, Anar Taghiyev is responsible for driving information technology, cybersecurity strategy and innovation to allow for sustainable business growth capable of supporting his customers’ current and future needs globally.

John Polise

Vice President, North America Sales

John Polise joined the sales force in 2004 as a self-motivated Account Manager. His diligent work ethic and “get the job done” attitude has earned him the title of SCE’s Vice President of Sales. His background includes experience in many industries such as banking, retail and telecommunications. John was also responsible for nurturing the maturity of newest business line, Vendor Risk Managed Services (VRMS).

Kristi Branda

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

With over 15 years of experience in direct sales, business development, marketing, and consulting, Kristi Branda, manages strategic and business-to-business partnerships. Kristi has supported the growth of numerous lines of business during her tenure at SCE. As a proven producer of sales and profit, Kristi can uncover new business opportunities; as well as plan, develop, and execute effective business strategies under challenging market conditions. She is experienced at multiple roles with broad range of both analytical and creative skills.