Salute to our Veterans – Our Gratitude for Those Who Served  

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
— John F. Kennedy 

We are Proud of our Veterans 

Today, as we honor and pay tribute to our American Veterans, past and present, we would like to celebrate our very own American heroes, and advocate for businesses to show their appreciation by hiring veterans   

 

Christian WhiteChristian White
President & Co-Founder of risk3sixty  

Christian leads risk3sixty’s Services Division, which includes our SOC 2, ISO 27001, PCI DSS, Privacy, vCISO, Penetration Testing, and HITRUST services. White graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and served in the U.S. Army as an Airborne Ranger, where he commanded and built a team of more than 100 soldiers to defend our nation. After 6 years of service, White transitioned and received his M.B.A from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he met Christian Hyatt and founded the risk3sixty we know and love today. 

 


 

Jessica Lucas

Jessica Lucas
Director of Talent & Culture  

Jessica leads risk3sixty’s people and Vibes (HR) functions and has been instrumental in building the company’s culture of ‘Investing in People.’ Lucas graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and served in the U.S. Army as a human resource officer, where she specialized in the talent management and development for combat units. Lucas spent her remaining years of service in the Pentagon and received her Master’s in Leadership from Georgetown University.   

 


 

Tim PalmerTim Palmer
Director of Operations

Tim leads risk3sixty’s operations and business functions. He is an experienced business leader and former Army Ranger, specializing in combat operations. An All-American collegiate wrestler and a combat veteran, Palmer brings a focus on business strategy, growth, and operational excellence that has enabled the firm to scale its service offerings.  After seven years of service, Palmer received his M.B.A from the University of Wisconsin and joined risk3sixty after three years of corporate experience.  

 


 

Jeremy SharpJeremy Sharp
Consultant 
 

Jeremy is a consultant at risk3sixty and returned to his home state of Georgia after four years of military service. Sharp graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Management Information Systems and served in the U.S. Army as a military intelligence officer. Sharp specialized in all intelligence disciplines and their application across the spectrum of military operations, and led small, high-performing teams. Shortly after his transition, Sharp joined the risk3sixty team and has gone on to become a pivotal team member, taking on numerous new roles and responsibilities.  

 

Why Businesses Should Hire Veterans

Our veterans are what businesses would consider non-traditional hires. They may not have comparative private sector experience, or brand certifications that other organizations require, but they bring exponential value to our business.  

Gratitude without action is words without meaning. The best way to show your gratitude and appreciation is to hire them.  

“I feel that it is important to hire and develop veterans because they stepped up to answer our nation’s call and put everything on the line ‘to support and defend the Constitution…’  If you read the Oath of Enlistment or the Oath of Commissioned Officers, it’s basically a person writing a blank check to the nation for everything up to and including one’s life in service to the nation. That is weighty; it is not without cost – many have paid the ultimate price or have friends who have paid that price, and on the positive side, serving is also an honor.” 

 ~ Christian White  

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