This week’s speaker was Pat Herberger, President of Herberger Consulting Group and Independent Associate for LegalShieldSM. She consults with executives and human resource professionals on identity theft, data breaches, related compliance issues and solutions, and has achieved the designation of Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist. She has BS and MBA degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Pat has appeared on television programs including Crossroads, and Conversations with NYS Senator George Maziarz. She also filmed a special program on Identity Theft for the Government and Media News Network, which ran for 7 weeks in the WNY area. Pat has presented programs to CPAs, HR professionals, business owners, the NYS government, retired law enforcement, teachers, and numerous other organizations.
Prior to becoming President of Herberger Consulting Group, she was the V.P. of Human Resources for FedEx Trade Networks, and worked for 25 years in the Human Resource field. She presented many training, compliance and personal development workshops to employees and management.
Pat is a member of InfraGard (a group affiliated with the FBI), Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association, National Association of Women Business Owners, Amherst Chamber of Commerce, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, and is a Board Member and Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors for the Buffalo/Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives.
She resides in Porter, NY with her husband Tom.
Highlights of her presentation included:
· Discussion of the “heartbleed” virus
· Lots of ID theft in trying to sign up for Obamacare
· Discussed the wide array of ID theft types
· Particular focus on being aware of ATM scams
· Covered how to protect from ID theft