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Corporate Address

20 Ryan Ranch Road, Suite 100
Monterey, CA 93940
Tel:  831-656-0133


Founded 2007

Key Executives
Marie White – Founder, CEO and President
Craig Kunitani – Founder, COO and CTO

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Executive Team

Marie E. White – Founder, CEO, and President

Dr. Marie White, co-founder of Security Mentor, Inc., has amassed a wide range of experience in security, technology, business, and science. 

In 2007, Dr. Marie White co-founded Security Mentor with Mr. Craig Kunitani.  The vision for Security Mentor grew from seeing a need for training that was engaging, easily remembered and fit into busy work schedules.

Prior to Security Mentor, Dr. White co-founded PIM Technology, LLC, an Information Security and Information Technology Consultancy, in 1995.  PIM Technology, LLC has specialized in web application security and development, authentication and authorization, and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).  Dr. White has more than 15 years of management experience with Security Mentor and PIM Technology.

Dr. White holds a Doctor of Philosophy and Masters in Oceanography from Texas A&M University.  She also holds certifications as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Craig Kunitani – Founder, COO & CTO

Mr. Craig Kunitani is a co-founder of Security Mentor, Inc. Mr. Kunitani manages the operations and technology direction of the company. Mr. Kunitani has nearly three decades of experience in the information security, computer industry, and physical sciences. His contributions have been as a researcher, software developer/engineer, and manager. He was a co-founder of PIM Technology, LLC, an Information Security and Information Technology Consultancy servicing the United States Navy.

Mr. Kunitani holds certification as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and earned a Masters in Atmospheric Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Bachelors in Statistics from University of California-Berkeley.

Daniel J. Lohrmann – Chief Strategist and Chief Security Officer

Daniel J. Lohrmann joined Security Mentor in 2014 as Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Chief Strategist. Mr. Lohrmann is an internationally recognized cybersecurity leader, technologist and author. During his distinguished career, he has served global organizations in the public and private sectors in a variety of executive leadership capacities, including enterprise-wide Chief Security Officer (CSO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) roles in Michigan.

Mr. Lohrmann has been honored with numerous cybersecurity and technology leadership awards, including "CSO of the Year" by SC Magazine, "Public Official of the Year" by Governing magazine and "Premier 100 IT Leader" by Computerworld Magazine.

Mr. Lohrmann holds a Master's degree in computer science from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Valparaiso University in Indiana.