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TMA appoints Randy Rickert as new GSOC Council co-chair

TMA appoints Randy Rickert as new GSOC Council co-chair

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced the appointment of Randy Rickert to the co-chairmanship of its Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) Council.

In this important role, Rickert joins seated Committee Co-Chair Richard Flores, Puget Sound, in leading TMA’s GSOC Council. Rickert is currently the manager, global security operations, corporate security & business resilience for Thrivent Financial.

The Monitoring Association“My organization has been a TMA member for 20 years. In that time, we’ve found TMA’s standards and education to be exceptionally valuable,” Rickert said. “This new volunteer role within TMA affords me a unique opportunity to give back to our community and industry. I look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with my GSOC peers in this new role.”  

TMA CEO Celia T. Besore added, “It is a great pleasure to welcome Randy to this pivotal position within the TMA committee structure. As TMA looks to grow and expand its GSOC membership, Randy’s passion and commitment to learning and industry standards will be a great asset not only to the GSOC Council, but also the overall TMA membership body.”   

Learn more about TMA’s GSOC Council online at


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