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_MS, Information Security


_CCIE Security

_Certified Information Privacy Profesional (CIPP/US)

_Cisco Intrusion Prevention Specialist 


_FBI InfraGard


(c) 2019 The Knox Corps. All Rights Reserved. 

Scott Patterson - Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Scott is an accomplished Information Security executive with over 15 years in organizational leadership roles and proven experience in strategizing and developing enterprise security programs for highly regulated organizations in healthcare, financial services, insurance and the United States Air Force.


Scott was recently designated as the sector chief of the FBI’s Communications sector and serves as a Governor of the InfraGard program, a national protection and information sharing effort between the US government, corporate and other business entities. In addition to being a member of the FBI’s program.


Scott holds a BS in Information Technology and a Masters of Science in Information Security from Capella University.

Ellen Cowan works on digital strategy, new client development, marketing, and communications at Knox. She brings twelve years of software consulting, digital strategy and business development experience in the areas of cross-platform application development, mapping business process to applications, and online collaboration tools.


In recent years, Ellen served as a guest analyst for I4CP (the Institute for Corporate Productivity) where she led executives in analysis and discussion of marketing tools, CRM, social networking, Web 2.0 and communications solutions available to support communications (customer, partner, employee), learning and development, and recruitment marketing. At The Knox Corps, she leads business development (new client development, consulting and digital marketing).


Ellen holds degrees from Yale University, The San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Columbia Business School.


Ellen Cowan
AVP, Business Development

Executive Profiles...

Kimali has extensive experience in computer network design, implementation and maintenance. As a military veteran he is experienced in providing mission critical service and support, as well as planning and implementing network designs to meet the customer needs and budget constraints of the US Army and corporate entities.


Kimali holds a BS in Information Technology and scheduled to complete his Masters of Science in Telecommunications Management from The University of Maryland. 

Kimali Messado