2018-2019 Chapter Board 


President - Judy Feldmeier

Judy currently is an IT manager in the Internal Audit department at Andeavor Corporation. Judy has over 15 years of experience in IT Audit, Risk Management and Compliance, along with a background in IT Governance. She has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting and a Master’s of Business Administration from The University of the Incarnate Word. Judy will be serving her seventh year on the ISACA San Antonio/South Texas chapter board.

Vice President - Erica Smith 


Secretary - Meredith Schuster, CPA

Meredith Schuster currently works in the Internal Audit department at Andeavor Corporation in San Antonio. She has gained experience  in IT external and internal financial and compliance audits. She has earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and a Master of Science, Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University. This will be Meredith’s third year serving on the board.

Treasurer - Barbara Maldonado

Accomplished and versatile Information Security and Compliance Specialist with 15+ years of comprehensive experience across all aspects of infrastructure, data and enterprise security and compliance.  Barb is currently the Global IT SOX Compliance Manger at Rackspace and holds multiple industry related certifications including a CISA and CRISC.  Barb will be serving her 12th year on the ISACA San Antonio/South Texas chapter board. 

Membership Director - Robert Gonzales

Robert currently works as the Manager Global Internal Controls for Rackspace Hosting and has over 15 years of experience in Internal and External Audit for larger companies including Petco Animal Supplies, Tesoro, Waste Management, and the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.  Robert holds a BBA in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.  He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and holds the Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA).  Robert has served on the local ISACA chapter board since 2012.

Academic Relations Director - Ernesto Ballesteros


Awards Director - Aleksandar Joranov

Aleksandar has his undergraduate degrees in International Business and Management. He furthered his education by completing a Masters of Business Administration program. His past professional experience includes Financial Services, Marketing and Project Management. In addition, I was fortunate enough to work on international projects in New Your City, Dubai, Istanbul, Budapest and Skopje. 

Director of Publications – Charles Gatrelle

Fifteen plus years’ experience in Information Security, Risk, and Governance.   Specific roles include Systems Administrator, Security Systems Administrator, IT Auditor, Compliance Lead, and PCI-QSA.  Current position within the San Antonio ISACA Chapter is Publications Director with a focus on effective communication via primarily chapter flyers and newsletters targeting chapter information including education, events, and chapter meetings.

Cybersecurity (CSX) Liaison Director – Skylin Pyles, CISSP, CISA

Skylin Pyles is currently a Senior IT Auditor at Frost Bank. She is currently a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Skylin has over 13 years of experience in Cybersecurity, Information Security, IT Audit, Risk Management, and Compliance. She has a Master in Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Technology Management from Webster University. She also has undergraduate degrees in Computer Information Systems and Accounting. Skylin has been a member of ISACA for over 10 years and has actively served on the San Antonio ISACA Chapter Board for 6 years. Skylin will lead Cybersecurity (CSX) Fundamental 2 Day Workshop. 

Director of Webmaster - Vijay Surishetty, CISA, PMI_ACP, CSM, ITIL, SAFe (SA), M_O_R, MSP

Vijay has completed Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science. Vijay is working for TCS from past 20 plus years. As part of TCS, Vijay worked for Fortune 200 customers like GE Capital, JP Morgan Chase, American Express, AVIVA, Qualcomm, State farm and USAA. Vijay is currently working as a Senior project manager at Omnitracs. He has 21 years of IT industry experience spanning across Program/Project Management, Operations Management, Program Management Office, Software development etc. He is certified in CISA, SAFe, CSM, PMI-ACP, ITIL, MSP, M_O_R. He also completed PMP & Prince2 in the past. Vijay will be serving his third year on the ISACA San Antonio/South Texas chapter board. 

Education Director - Dirce Hernandez

Dirce has been in the information security and cyber security area since 2007, starting off as an analyst and working his way through the years to a lead security auditor in both systems and applications at an enterprise level. He has extensive experience in providing assessments, policy/procedure guidance, vulnerability reports, planning and forecasting, initiating procurement proposals, research of security tools, etc. Dirce holds a Master’s degree in Cyber Security and Information Assurance. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Organizational Leadership and hope to have it completed by 2019.

Certification Director - Samir Jarjoui

Samir Jarjoui has around 15 years of experience working at Fortune 100 organizations with extensive focus on IT strategic management, cyber- security, and business process transformation. Currently, in his role as the Director, Information Technology and divisional CIO, Samir leads the IT-business strategy alignment and provides insights to technology investments. During his tenure, Samir has been serving on the ISACA Board in different capacities including President. Samir holds multiple industry-related certifications including CISA and CISM.

Director of Social Media - Carrie Salazar 

Carrie Salazar graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor in Business Administration in Accounting and obtained an MBA at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and holds the Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA).  She has 14 years of experience in the management, planning, and execution of complex operational, financial, compliance, and information technology audits within the non-profit, government, retail, technology and financial industries. She is currently a Senior IT/Security Auditor at USAA.

Director at Large Equipment - Rey Molina

Rey started in banking when he was in high school as a bank teller.  He graduated from UTSA and got a position at a bank in San Antonio.  Since then, he has spent the majority of his my career working in the banking field.  After several years in the financial areas of banking, he realized he had an interest in the technology field and transitioned into a job as a Y2K Analyst.  Since that transition, he has held several roles in IT including 17 years of experience in Information Security.  He is currently an IT Senior Lead Auditor at Wells Fargo and has been with the company for almost 14 years.  He has been married for 26 years and has two sons (23 and 21).  He love dogs, a three year old Chiweenie named Pablo who is very special and he knows it!  In addition, he enjoys yardwork, barbecuing, camping, hiking, fishing.  He also enjoys listening to music, watching movies and following his favorite football and basketball teams.

 Director at Large CVENT - Javier Castillo

Javier currently works in the Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance department at Valero Energy Corporation.  He has eight years of experience in Internal Audit, IT Governance, Information Security and Risk Management.  Javier holds a BBA in Information System Management and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio.  Javier holds Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and the CompTIA Security+ certifications

 Immediate Past President - Lupe Neaves, CISA, CISSP