Stewart's Chief Security Officer, Mark Littlejohn, Recognized as Finalist for Information Security Executive of the Year

Who’s Who in Information Security in Central Region Recognized at Awards Gala by Executive Alliance

HOUSTON (April 16, 2009) – Executive Alliance, creator and provider of premium leadership recognition forums and events worldwide, announced the finalists and winners of the 2009 Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year Central Awards held on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at the Westin Park Central Hotel in Dallas, Texas. The Awards recognize information security executives and project teams for outstanding achievement in risk management, data asset protection, compliance, privacy and network security. 

Mark Littlejohn, chief security officer at Stewart Title, was recognized with five other finalists for the award of Central Information Security Executive of the Year. Littlejohn has led Stewart’s information security program for nine years where his responsibilities include establishing the company’s corporate IT policy, assessing IT initiatives and ensuring legislative compliance.

“This year’s finalists and winners exemplified all the attributes of leaders needed for tomorrow,” said Mary Lou Heastings, President of Executive Alliance. “They have a vision, the ability to be a change agent for their organizations, and successfully drive results”.

Littlejohn and the remaining finalists for the Information Security Executive of the Year Central Awards were also recognized for their achievements in the industry and were showcased during the awards program. In addition to Mark Littlejohn the finalists include:

  • Phil Agcaoili, Senior Manager of Global Information Security Assurance & Consulting, Dell Corporation
  • Paul Dial, Manager of Application Security, Halliburton Company
  • John Kerber, Manager Information Protection, Mid American Energy Company
  • Tammy Moskites, Vice President, IT Security Officer, Huntington National Bank

"The one-day program in Dallas was about bringing together industry leaders from across the region to discuss business issues and also celebrate their achievements," said Marci McCarthy, CEO of Executive Alliance. “It was a resounding success in terms of the who’s who in attendance”.   

The ISE Central Awards were held in conjunction with a one day Executive Forum at the Westin Park Central Hotel in Dallas. The Executive Forum was comprised of cutting-edge roundtable topics, speakers, panelists, and presentations to challenge current thinking and bring to light the innovation and forward thinking of the region’s top information security and IT executives.

“All the nominees, finalists, and winners are to be congratulated on their innovation and leadership in the field of information security,” finished Mary Lou Heastings.

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About Stewart

Stewart Title Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), a customer-driven, technology-enabled, strategically competitive, real estate information, title insurance and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries through our network of company-owned offices and independent agencies throughout offices in the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, flood certificates, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at