Our Team

Senior Leadership

Nuspire’s experienced leadership team delivers on our promise to make clients fanatically happy through a relentless pursuit of excellence.
Lewie Dunsworth - CEO of Nuspire MSSP
Lewie Dunsworth
Chief Executive Officer
As Nuspire’s CEO, Lewie Dunsworth works closely with the leadership team to develop growth....

As Nuspire’s CEO, Lewie Dunsworth works closely with the leadership team to develop growth strategies and ensure the company consistently delivers on its vision, mission, purpose and strategic goals. Dunsworth is a visionary leader who is well-respected in the cybersecurity space, as both a practitioner and business leader. Bringing more than 20 years of industry experience to Nuspire, his experience and focus on innovating technology platforms—with the constant enhancement of service delivery processes—drives a vision of helping clients achieve their expected outcomes.

Prior to joining Nuspire, Dunsworth held positions including Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Executive Vice President of Global Security Services at Herjavec Group, CISO at H & R Block and Senior Vice President of Advisory Services and Managed Services at Optiv.

Dunsworth earned his bachelor’s degree in network and communications management from DeVry University and earned an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from the University of Missouri. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

JR Cunningham CISO Nuspire MSSP
J.R. Cunningham
Chief Security Officer
An accomplished leader, innovator and premier thinker in cyber security and risk management with a....

An accomplished leader, innovator and premier thinker in cyber security and risk management with a proven track record of success, J.R. Cunningham has performed executive consulting, architecture, and assessment work across the globe and in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, insurance, healthcare, education, intelligence community, retail, and government. Prior to joining Nuspire, J.R. built and led industry respected executive consulting practices for Optiv & Herjavec Group. J.R. is known throughout the industry as an evangelist of practical and business aligned security techniques. Prior to his work in security and risk, J.R. directed technology operations at MarketWatch.com, one of the world’s most visited web sites.

Pete Shah - CRO, Senior leadership at Nuspire MSSP
Pete Shah
Chief Revenue Officer
As Nuspire’s CRO, Pete Shah leads all aspects of field operations, which include sales,....

As Nuspire’s CRO, Pete Shah leads all aspects of field operations, which include sales, partnerships, and marketing. He drives the company’s growth strategy by leading high-performing teams that consistently deliver superior levels of customer and partner value to fuel scaling revenues.

A technology revenue and operations executive with over 25 years of proven achievements within the global enterprise software and services domains, Shah most recently served as CRO for Fishtech Group/Cyderes (MSSP), yielding a successful exit and merger with Herjavec Group, backed by funds advised by Apax Partners. In addition, over the past 15 years, he has held senior executive leadership roles with cybersecurity and network performance management companies Haystax, Cyren and Infovista.

Shah is a graduate of Penn State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in International Marketing.

Michael Wilson - Chief Technology Officer Nuspire
Michael Wilson
Chief Technology Officer
Michael Wilson leads the Technology division of the organization, which involves the vision,....

Michael Wilson leads the Technology division of the organization, which involves the vision, strategy, architecture, infrastructure, development, and production system operation of Nuspire and its clients. Wilson has a proven track record of delivering value to customers through custom-built solutions in two previous cybersecurity companies, with a focus on differentiation, innovation, and execution.

Prior to joining Nuspire, Michael was CTO and first employee of FishTech for CYDERES (Cyber Defense and Response). There he started building their MDR platform, developed partnerships with Google and GCP, and grew the company to be a major competitor in the Advanced MSS & MDR space. Wilson also has experience working for FishNet Security, H&R Block, and Optiv. He is passionate about keeping the ‘startup spark’, leading teams, and will ensure we stop to celebrate the milestones. Wilson received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University.

Chris Boehnlein Nuspire VP of Finance
Chris Boehnlein
VP of Finance
Chris Boehnlein oversees Nuspire’s finance and accounting functions as Vice President of....

Chris Boehnlein oversees Nuspire’s finance and accounting functions as Vice President of Finance, managing key areas including the corporate budget, financial statement reporting, treasury, and finance and accounting operations. Chris joined Nuspire in 2018 to develop the financial planning and analysis functions to help the business scale for rapid growth.

Prior to joining Nuspire, Chris led the finance team at one of the largest global art dealers in the world, where he was responsible for building out the company’s revenue dashboards and overseeing the annual global revenue targets. Chris received his MBA in 2015 with a concentration in accounting. In his free time, Chris enjoys traveling with his family and spending time with his wife and three children.

Emily Burke, Senior Leadership at Nuspire MSSP
Emily Burke
VP of Human Resources
Emily Burke, SHRM-SCP, is Vice President of Human Resources, responsible for global talent....

Emily Burke, SHRM-SCP, is Vice President of Human Resources, responsible for global talent acquisition and engagement, performance management, professional development, strategic employee, management and executive relations, and nurturing the culture and incredible professionals at Nuspire. From her beginnings in building/repairing computers and administering networks to her years in cultivating a depth of HR knowledge and experience, she brings a uniquely combined background and passion for both business and technology. Since joining Nuspire in 2015, she has managed multiple roles encompassing all areas of HR.  

Her working style encompasses a high integrity, collaborative, genuine and results-focused approach. She has a track record of creative and strategic solution-oriented leadership. Emily holds a Bachelor of Business Degree (BBA) and is an SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), the highest certification through the Society for Human Resources Management, SHRM. 

Steve Drohan, Senior Leadership at Nuspire MSSP
Steve Drohan
VP of Service Delivery
As Nuspire’s VP of Service Delivery, Steve Drohan leads all operations for Nuspire, including....

As Nuspire’s VP of Service Delivery, Steve Drohan leads all operations for Nuspire, including implementation, security operations, network operations, supply chain, threat hunting, threat intelligence, SIEM support, client success and the service desk. Drohan brings a strong track record of delivering quality service for Nuspire’s clients, focusing on a people-first approach.

Before Nuspire, Steve was VP of Security Operations for GBprotect, a managed security services provider (MSSP). Drohan also has experience delivering projects for Eli Lilly, Genuity, Texas Utilities, Bechtel and Johnson & Johnson. He is passionate about ensuring the client has a superior experience, from implementation through steady-state operations. Drohan received his bachelor’s degree in business from Eastern Michigan University and his master’s degree from Biola University. Drohan is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

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