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What sets us apart from the other guys? We have an outstanding team of people!

team-regan.jpgRegan Herbst

Account Executive

Regan Herbst is an Account Executive and Sales Team Lead at ADVANTUS360. With over 25 years of experience helping organizations maximize the use of security and networking technology, Regan is the go-to for business leadership, marketing, vision and strategy. Helping clients protect critical digital assets and fostering strategic objectives is Regan’s passion. With a Bachelor of Commerce and 20+ years in designing and deploying technical solutions, Regan’s synergized approach assists our clients to achieve both business and technical goals.

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  • Enthusiastic Drummer (Loves to play rock n’ roll and heavy metal from the 80’s to early 2000’s)
  • Considered the family fashion consultant - At least this is what his daughters say!
  • Taught college level Micro and Macro Economics prior to starting his career in IT (exciting right!)
  • Avid sports fan – especially CFL & NHL
  • Loves to hit the slopes snowboarding
  • Keen interest in cars and auto racing

team-paul.jpgPaul Teixeira

Sr. IT Security Engineer & Practice Lead

Paul Teixeira is an Sr. IT Security Engineer & Practice Lead for the Service Delivery team. Paul leads and contributes to the master processes for all services. Paul is the go-to for programming and automation. Paul is an exceptional problem solver, this is a huge advantage to our customers, and allows Paul to be successful in complex and dynamic environments. Prior to his role at ADVANTUS360, Paul was actively involved in application development and malware forensics. Paul has his Object-Oriented Software Development certificate, holds Palo Alto Networks PCNSE & PCNSC certifications, and has a strong knowledgebase in Public Cloud & Palo Alto Networks experience.

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  • Been programing since 12 years young
  • Built racing quadcopter
  • Skilled framer with a history of large home builds
  • Competitor in the Alberta Winter Games in Archery
  • Dabbles in algorithmic trading, cryptocurrencies, and machine learning
  • Interests include avoiding people

team-azeem.jpgMuhammad Azeem

Sr. IT Security Engineer & Practice Lead

Muhammad Azeem is a Sr. IT Security Engineer & Practice Lead for the Service Delivery team. Muhammad leads and contributes to the master processes for all services and is the go-to for Networking/Infrastructure, Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) & Public Cloud. With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, Muhammad has gained extensive experience in large complex environments. Muhammad is well respected for his exceptional technical aptitude and consistently demonstrates service excellence. Prior to his role at ADVANTUS360, Muhammad was actively involved in large enterprise security architecture & design. Muhammad holds Cisco CCIE-Security, CheckPoint CCSA, Juniper JNCIS-ENT, and Palo Alto Networks PCNSE advanced certifications.

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  • Life long love of playing soccer
  • Spending time with my family
  • Grew up in Dubai – but can't stand temperatures over 30 degrees
  • Always up for a challenge, enjoys travelling, and speaks 3 languages
  • Food enthusiast! Takes pride in signature dishes created on the BBQ and crafts a mean omelette
  • Still seeking the ultimate roller coaster

team-chandler.jpgGreg Chandler

Sr. IT Security Consultant

Greg Chandler is an Sr. IT Security Consultant for the Service Delivery team. Greg has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry. Greg spent several years working on complex infrastructure projects while obtaining his Cisco CCIE RS certification. Greg has worked on several large security projects and operational roles including resident engineering for Palo Alto Networks. He has expert level experience in advanced troubleshooting and firewall migrations and cutovers. Greg holds Cisco CCIE-RS, Juniper JNCIE-ENT, and Palo Alto Networks PCNSE advanced certifications.

team-jawad.jpgJawad Faddoul

Manager, Service Opertions
Jawad Faddoul is a Manager of Service Operations part of the Service Delivery team. Jawad has over 15 years of experience in the IT Security industry. Jawad has remarkable task management capabilities along with good understanding of high-level goals, this allows Jawad to attend to various customers needs while ensuring the initiative is on track and successful. Prior to his role at Advantus360, Jawad spent several years at a managed security services provider. Jawad has worked as a system/network engineer and then as a solution architect consultant for a major telecom and data center service provider. Jawad has his Masters in Engineering, holds Palo Alto Networks PCNSE & PCNSC certifications, and has six years of extensive Palo Alto experience.

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  • Only makes girls (got 3 so far)
  • Knew every country, capital and flag by age of 5, but now only remembers a handful of them
  • Enjoys the outdoors and beaches
  • Into skiing, jogging, tennis, and yoga
  • Loves traveling and getting to learn about new cultures

team-stefan.jpgStefan Herbst

General Manager

Stefan Herbst is the General Manager at ADVANTUS360. Stefan collaboratively leads the  team providing applied assistance throughout the organization. Stefan’s entrepreneurial spirit and vision support our business functions; assisting our organization in maintaining quality relationships with clients, motivating and mentoring staff through empowerment and thoughtful leadership, continual improvement, and ensuring sustainability to achieve business objectives. Stefan’s strong problem-solving, strategic planning, delegation, and communication skills are a great asset to support the team to excel in outcome driven productivity. With more than 15 years’ experience in IT technology and strategy, Stefan effectively utilizes his expertise to stand behind the team to support leading IT professional service. Prior to his role at ADVANTUS360, Stefan spent several years in security operations & architecture roles before migrating into leading his own practice for a wide variety of customers throughout North America.

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  • Completed one of the first Palo Alto installations in Western Canada
  • Grew up in a small town in Saskatchewan. Still likes to break a sweat and do some real work once and awhile
  • Has two small boys that provide a challenge greater than any IT security problem…
  • Plays a wee bit of guitar
  • Early career in recording studios and live sounds for concerts
  • Loves road trips

team-stefan.jpgCaitlin Lennox

Operations Specialist

Caitlin Lennox is the Operations Specialist at ADVANTUS360, managing the flow of the workplace and optimizing day-to-day activities. Caitlin plays an integral role in the success of Advantus360 and client satisfaction, through monitoring and improving business operations and identifying customer needs in order to bring the two closer together. She brings a can-do attitude, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to juggle many things while under pressure. This allows Caitlin to quickly and effectively drive issues to resolution and processes to execution. Prior to her role at Advantus360, Caitlin spent several years in roles entailing a variety of Business Administration functions as well as Marketing & Communications. Caitlin holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Marketing, a Marketing Management Diploma, and Human Resources Certificate from Mount Royal University. 

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  • Loves getting out of the city and going hiking and camping with her family
  • An avid reader of books, with a voracious appetite for fantastic tales
  • A campfire ukulele player, usually playing to the admiration of pets and children
  • Can often be found playing tabletop games with family and friends
  • Enjoys baking and trying out new recipes, with a soft spot for anything chocolate or lemon
  • Delights in creating and crafting and is currently learning embroidery

team-marci.jpgMarci Herbst

Finance & Legal

Marci Herbst leads all legal and financial aspects of the organization. Marci has exceptional attention to detail, as well as a sharp mind for numbers and information. Advising the ADVANTUS360 team on strategic financial decisions and planning, Marci gets things done and is suitably nicknamed -The Hammer. Marci attended the “School of Life”, gaining vast experience in both the insurance and financial planning industry, specializing in accounting and finance for over 25 years.

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  • Special talents are logistics and packing – you should see how she can pack a trailer for a camping trip with 4 people, 2 horses, 2 dogs, 2 cats and a bird!!
  • Loves horses (fulfilling childhood dream of Barrel Racing)
  • Avid collector of books (more of an addiction)
  • Anything artsy, especially painting
  • Very talented painter - including large murals