Management Team

CyberPatrol's Management Team is made up of Seasoned Veterans in the Computer Security Industry

Bob Bales, CEO

Bob is a serial entrepreneur with over 30 years of business and IT experience. After a variety of technical and managerial positions, Bob co-founded the National Computer Security Association with David Stang in 1989. As President and COO of NCSA, he helped grow the organization to 100+ employees. TruSecure evolved into CyberTrust, which was acquired by Verizon in 2007. In July 2000, Bob co-founded PestPatrol, the first commercial anti-Spyware company. Bob managed the growth of PestPatrol to 72 employees, a revenue run rate of $16M, and oversaw the sale of PestPatrol to Computer Associates in August 2004. In February 2006, Bob joined Roger Thompson and Greg Mosher to co-found Exploit Prevention Labs, and become the Company’s CEO and President. Bob oversaw the sale of XPL to AVG in December 2007.

Bob Bales

Bob is a serial entrepreneur with over 30 years of business and IT experience. After a variety of technical and managerial positions, Bob co-founded the National Computer Security Association with David Stang in 1989. As President and COO of NCSA, he helped grow the organization to 100+ employees. TruSecure evolved into CyberTrust, which was acquired by Verizon in 2007. In July 2000, Bob co-founded PestPatrol, the first commercial anti-Spyware company. Bob managed the growth of PestPatrol to 72 employees, a revenue run rate of $16M, and oversaw the sale of PestPatrol to Computer Associates in August 2004. In February 2006, Bob joined Roger Thompson and Greg Mosher to co-found Exploit Prevention Labs, and become the Company’s CEO and President. Bob oversaw the sale of XPL to AVG in December 2007.

Vincent J. Schiavone

Vince is a technology guru with 25 years of experience in Internet commerce, privacy, security, mobile technology and healthcare. A recognized industry expert, Vincent has been instrumental in changing the way people deal with all aspects of computer security. He has founded and lead ePrivacy Group, TurnTide, InfoSec Labs, The Acentio Group, and currently serves on the board of CyberPatrol. He was instrumental in the forming of the International Computer Security Association, a founding board member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, has co-authored the Trusted Email Open Standard and presented it at FTC SPAM summit. Vincent has written and lectured on technology, the Internet, e-commerce, security and privacy. He is married, a father of two and lives in the Philadelphia area.

Stephen C. Nudel, Esq.
Charles C. Pearson, Jr.

Chuck Pearson is a retired commercial banker and private investor. He was Chairman of the Board and CEO of Waypoint Financial, a $5 billion bank sold to Santander Bank in 2005. He was also a Director and CEO of United Federal Bank, a $1 billion bank sold to PNC Bank in 1995. He held executive positions at Hamilton, PNC, and Mellon banks earlier in his career.

He is a director of Tower Bancorp, Nano Horizons, ETravco and CyberPatrol companies. Chuck is a director of the Second Mile and was formerly on the boards of WITF, Harrisburg and Mainline YMCAs and the Pennsylvania Bankers Association. He also was Chairman of the Boards of the Greater Harrisburg United Way, State College Chamber of Commerce and Pennsylvania Centre Stage. In addition, he served on the Thrift Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank and is a Trustee Emeritus of Juniata College.

A 1961 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he earned his MBA degree from the Wharton School in 1966. Following college, he served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy on board a destroyer in the Pacific Fleet.

Mary C. Vovakes

Mary C. Vovakes has responsibilities at Penn Venture Partners managing a $6 million operational grant program that covers a 34-county area in Central and Northern Pennsylvania. She oversees a portfolio of operational improvement projects in the software, manufacturing, automotive, and publishing industries. Also, she serves as the Penn Venture Partners’ representative on the Board of Directors of eTravCo.

Mary is an operations improvement professional with 20 years experience in consulting and financial services. Prior to joining Penn Venture Partners, she was a Manager at Keane Consulting Group (KCG), a Chicago based operations consulting firm. While there, Ms. Vovakes' clientele included Fortune 1000 companies and her work focused on improving business processes through technology solutions and strategies across a wide range of industries. Her experience includes, project management, facilitation, implementation planning, information technology assessment, and staff training and development.

Ms. Vovakes began her professional career in the financial services industry first at PaineWebber, Inc. (now UBS) and later at Credit Suisse First Boston working with high net worth individuals. She received her Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Loyola University in Chicago, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Albion College.