RSA Archer Consulting Services for the Utility Industry

Developing our own NERC Compliance Solution in Archer, provided us valuable insight into your industry’s regulatory environment and business culture.

COMPLYTEC has offered WORLD-CLASS ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS to our clients for over 15 years.

All of our Consultants are RSA Archer Master, Administration I and Administration II certified and most have more than 8 years of Archer consulting experience. Additionally, we have a network of over 20 experienced Archer consultants located in North America.

Given that all of our Consultants have delivered consulting services to the Utility Industry and our key staff’s utility backgrounds, utility clients can rest assured that we get their challenges and corporate culture, easing communication and expediting projects.

Different services

AD-Hoc projects

Utilities already using Archer may require additional help for specific activities, be it training new users, modifying dashboards, creating reports, etc.

use case implementation

Utilities wishing to make full deployments of one or multiple Archer use cases, including ComplyTec’s NERC solution.

standards updates

Quartely updates to NERC reliability standards if applicable.

Expertise

Our NERC Compliance Solution is delivered by a talented team of compliance and project management experts with decades of combined IT project and NERC experience, providing you with stable and reliable expertise. See their profiles below:

Kirk Whittaker​

Sr. Manager Archer Consulting

Patrick Chouinard

Sr. Archer Consultant

Antonia Di Sabatino

Archer Consultant

Alexandre Cormier

Archer Consultant

Angelo Capone

Archer Consultant

Ryan Kartavicius

Archer Consultant

Joel Charlebois

NERC Consultant - AESI

Stephen DiSalvo

NERC Consultant - AESI

Together with our strategic partners, we have a network of over 20 experienced Archer Consultants. For more information on our RSA Archer Consulting services, please download this brochure. 

Kirk Whittaker​

Sr. Manager Archer Consultant

Kirk comes with an exceptional blend of development, risk and Utility sector-specific experience to better support GRC client needs.

During his 30 plus years at Idaho Power, he implemented a NERC Compliance solution on the RSA Archer platform, participated in an 18-month joint project with American Electric Power on the deployment of a custom NERC solution, and was responsible for the implementation of core Archer GRC solutions, such as Audit, Business Continuity, Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management, Incident, Issue, Policy, Risk, Assessment & Authorization, and Continuous Monitoring.

At ComplyTec, Kirk is responsible for the RSA Archer Professional services practice and the successful development and rollout of our NERC Compliance Solution.

Patrick Chouinard

Sr. Archer Consultant

Patrick is a successful information security professional with 25 years of technical experience including a specialty in the RSA GRC solution Archer where he has managed implementations in IT Risk, Operational Risk, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Iincident Management, SecOPS and Third Party Risk Management.   

As an Archer specialist and Analyst, he has deployed, configured, and adapted various Use Cases to the business requirements and adjusted workflows and data feeds. He also performed SailPoint integration to update the Business Hierarchy based on Workday information.

Patrick is a dynamic, creative consultant and trainer (RSA Level 1 & 2 for RSA Education Department) with a proven track record in building relationships, delivering special training.

 

At ComplyTec, Patrick is part of the team responsible for the successful implementation of RSA Archer professional services solutions.

Antonia Di Sabatino

Archer Consultant

With over 20 years of Software development and deployment experience, Tonia is a seasoned team player with extensive experience in enterprise-scale projects involving software integration, product development, implementation, information security, governance, compliance, and regulatory enterprise reporting. Well-versed in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Project Management delivery, and regulatory requirements. her proven experience as both a Project Manager and Business Analyst, enables her to understand business stakeholders from all industries to successfully deliver solutions and key results. Her industry experience includes Supply Chain, Pharmacy, Government,  Banking, and Capital Markets.   

At ComplyTec, Tonia is a consultant responsible for the implementation of the Archer GRC Solution as well as ComplyTec NERC Compliance Management Solutions. 

Alexandre Cormier

Archer Consultant

Alex is an experienced RSA Archer specialist who has been responsible for supporting the administration and configuration requirements of RSA Archer based solutions supporting Enterprise Governance, Risk & Compliance initiatives within the Government of New Brunswick, Department of Finance and Treasury Board.

During his 7 year tenure, Alex was responsible for the configuration, testing and deployment of core and on-demand applications & questionnaires, data feeds, access control and platform upgrades and installs for the Information Security and Enterprise Risk Management divisions. Alex also contributed to the development of the first Enterprise Risk Management Program and Corporate Risk Register at GNB.

At ComplyTec, Alex is responsible for delivery services for RSA Archer and support for ComplyTec NERC Compliance Management Solutions.

 

Angelo Capone

Archer Consultant

Angelo has a diverse background with over 20 years of planning, managing and integrating IT solutions and in making Technology relevant to consumers. He is a service-minded, organized, and detailed integration specialist with experience in a multitude of platforms such as Microsoft, Azure, RSA Archer and SecurID.

He has very broad experience in communication technologies and how best to deploy to different environments such as Email, Telecommunications and Collaboration. Coupled with this, he has managed, planned and delivered infrastructure changes centred around identity management and security to cloud-based platforms. During his years in the industry, he has been integral in Technology change initiatives while adopting SaaS motivated solutions including securing Microsoft, MFA, Exchange and Identity Management.

At ComplyTec, Angelo is our Archer Consultant and works with other client solutions such as RSA SecurID, Archer and Tenable Vulnerability Management Solutions. 

 

Ryan Kartavicius

Archer Consultant

Ryan is a certified Archer consultant currently working on his level 2 certification. With a computer science degree from Queen’s University, Ryan is very familiar with the development life cycle of applications. Ryan has experience with the configuration and development of CRM services, as well as the development of software applications.

At Complytec Ryan is part of our CRM development team and performs business analytics using Microsoft Power BI. 

 

 

Joel Charlebois

Archer Consultant - AESI

With over 15 years of experience, Joel has proven to deliver a solid mix of technical competencies and project management. His analytical aptitude crosses over to support a multitude of Information Technology applications (EMS/SCADA, software development, system integration, databases, etc.) and implementation projects, regulatory projects, and into business analytics to assess and ensure budgets and schedules are maintained while delivering comprehensive and practical solutions. 

Joel maintains an extensive understanding and practical experience in all aspects of NERC regulatory compliance for both CIP and O&P regulatory compliance projects, including auditing, governance, mock audits, compliance tools, and more. 

Joel is also a member of the NPCC Regional Standards Committee (RSC) and attendee at several regional compliance workshops. His experience and broad perspective help maximize project and team efficiency to deliver on-time results, delivering expertise on projects involving Internal Controls and Evaluations; NERC Regulatory Compliance Program Documentation and Development; RSAWs and Evidentiary Artifacts; Market Rules and Obligations; Enforcement Dates, Actions and Penalties; and more.

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Steve DiSalvo

NERC Consultant - AESI

Stephen has more than 13 years’ experience related to NERC compliance, and has been extensively involved and led numerous projects covering a considerable range of technical and operational NERC regulatory aspects. 

With respect to NERC Reliability Standard Audit Worksheets (RSAWs), Stephen has managed RSAW Review Workshops geared to ensure the developed material is complete and effective in demonstrating compliance. As part of these initiatives, Stephen has worked to illustrate and develop measures to mitigate any gaps between existing client RSAWs and industry best practices. 

With respect to internal controls, Stephen has reviewed and developed a wide range of NERC Regulatory Compliance documentation including policies and procedures, standing instructions, operating orders, etc., complete with descriptions of roles and responsibilities, evidentiary requirements, and internal controls. These activities have included working with the client to determine and document a sufficient set of internal controls and accountabilities during compliance program development and implementation. For instances where a client may already have a defined set of internal controls and accountabilities, Stephen has performed detailed reviews to assure these measures are not only sufficient for compliance but also in line with best practices and can be implemented efficiently. 

Over his tenure at AESI-US, Inc. Stephen has led projects delivering the full spectrum of services offered by AESI’s Regulatory Compliance practice area.

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