About Our Team
The SPS team brings over 20+ combined years of experience and leadership in the cybersecurity and healthcare fields. Our mission is to leverage that unique blend of expertise to provide the best possible solutions for our public and private sector customers. We believe in core values such as service to country, integrity, and equality, and strive to exceed the expectations of those we serve.
Caleb E. Kroll, MD
CEO and Founder
Dr. Kroll is a physician, former Air Force major, and service-disabled veteran. He has served as a flight surgeon at Pope Air Force Base as well as a flight medicine commander while deployed to Kuwait during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has extensive leadership experience in managing healthcare IT in both military and civilian settings including outpatient clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, and hospitals. Dr. Kroll has a passion for infosec and protecting mission critical data, and founded SPS to fulfill this task. He holds an M.D. from the University of Virginia and completed both his residency and fellowship training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Mr. Brian Costello is a 23-year information technology and security solutions veteran who is responsible for leading the Cybersecurity and business practice at SmartPoint.
Throughout his career, Mr. Costello has successfully built security and cloud teams that have provided customers with innovative technology solutions, and exceeded targets and consistently grown business year over year.
Mr. Costello received his B.A. from George Mason University. After serving as an analyst for the U.S. House of Representatives Science & Technology Committee, he moved into private industry to pursue a career in IT and security. His broad range of experience includes threat intelligence, risk management, managed security, endpoint, identity management, forensics, data center and cloud computing services. Working with the government and private sectors on a global level uniquely positions him to be a major contributor to government, fortune 100, and emerging organizations security initiatives.
Chris Camacho is a respected leader and collaborator in the cybersecurity industry. He is the Chief Strategy Officer at Flashpoint, an information security company which empowers organizations with Business Risk Intelligence derived from the Deep & Dark Web. He is also the founder and CEO of NinjaJobs, a cybersecurity community platform for recruiting and staffing top cybersecurity talent. He was a former Senior Vice President of Global Information Security at Bank of America where he led the Threat Management Team and was an active member of the FS-ISAC Threat Intelligence Committee. He holds a B.S. in Decision Sciences and Management of Information Systems from George Mason University.
Ricki Cole, MBA
Ricki brings over 15 years of professional experience in the private, non-profit and government sectors with expertise in financial banking and investment, real estate, and career development. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies in developing standard operating procedures, policy regulation guidelines, and training manuals, and has partnered with corporate risk management. Ricki earned her MBA from the University of Nottingham, England, focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics.
Aaron G. Kroll, JD, MBA
Aaron is a seasoned business developer with experience in investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, strategy development, and marketing. He has helped launch hedge funds and has led over $10 million worth of commercial real estate deals. He specializes in forming strategic partnerships with various business entities to bring value-based service to clients in both commercial and government sectors. Aaron earned a J.D. from The University of Akron in addition to an MBA in Finance. He also received an executive leadership certificate from Cornell University.
Frank H. Lee, MD
Dr. Lee is an anesthesiologist and co-founder of Telesphora, a data analytics company specializing in big data analytics in healthcare. He is passionate about healthcare infosec and believes in end-user and patient-centered data security. He has been involved in projects with the Health and Human Services Department aimed at making patient health data more accessible for research and innovation without compromising security. He has hands-on experience in leading IT and infosec applications in multiple settings including outpatient clinics and ambulatory surgery centers. He holds an M.D. from Vanderbilt University and completed both his residency and fellowship training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.