St Louis, MO.  September 19, 2018 – Faith Group announced today that Royce Holden, MBA-TM, CISSP, has accepted a role with Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport (DFW) as the Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Security Technology and Compliance effective October 1, 2018. Through Faith Group’s current IT IDIQ contract, Royce had already been serving in this virtual role for the past five months while DFW conducted a search to fill the role as a full-time position.

Faith Varwig, Principal of the firm, said, “Royce has contributed greatly to Faith Group’s success in establishing itself as one of the leading security and IT consultants in the aviation industry. His passion for all things network and cybersecurity-related, as well as a deep understanding in strategic IT master planning, has helped the firm establish an aviation industry-leading network/security team. We are proud to have contributed to Royce’s professional growth over the past three years, and we look forward to continuing our close relationship as he steps into this new role.”

Holden has served Faith Group since July 2015 in his current role as a Senior Project Manager/Cybersecurity Expert. Prior to that, he served for 13 years as the Director of Information Technology for the Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (AVL) where he oversaw all aspects of operational and security technology, including telecommunications and network security. He is nationally recognized as a cybersecurity expert in the aviation industry.

“In my three years with Faith Group, I’ve been fortunate to be part of a team of subject matter experts with a superior work ethic and who are top-notch in the fields of security, technology, MEP/FP and strategic planning. The opportunity to engage with clients all over the country, from airports to port authorities and city government to private industry, has allowed me to grow in my understanding of technology and cybersecurity challenges and similarities across various organizational verticals. Along with my previous professional experience, keeping pace with security trends, vulnerabilities and industry standards through project-oriented consulting with Faith Group has helped me advance professionally in joining a large international airport as the AVP of Security Technology and Compliance. Faith Group has been and will continue to be a leader in the industry with their ‘client first’ mission, and I’m proud to have been a part of the team,” says Holden.