Rex has more than 25 years of IT, business and leadership experience. His areas of expertise include cybersecurity, data privacy, IT governance, project and program management, enterprise risk management, security management and operations, internal and external audit, regulatory compliance and controls assurance. He has served as a trusted advisor for executive management and a liaison between IT, internal audit and external auditors.
Prior to joining BKD, he held positions with an international accounting firm and recently led the global cybersecurity practice for a large technology and consulting firm. In this role, Rex provided services to companies in the health care, financial services, not-for-profit, education, telecommunications, retail and manufacturing industries.
Rex is a graduate of The University of Kansas, Lawrence, with a B.A. degree in journalism and an M.B.A. degree with an IT concentration. He also is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, and a graduate of the DoD Command and General Staff College and National Defense University.