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Aaron Goodwin, CISSP

Chief Information Security Officer

Areas of Expertise

  • Cybersecurity
  • Information Security
  • Information Technology


  • Financial Services
  • Wealth Management


  • ITT Technical Institute

Aaron Goodwin is the CISO for B. Riley Financial. Aaron is a results-driven technology executive with a successful 15-year track record of establishing, expanding, optimizing, and aligning teams, programs, and services to meet the evolving needs of fast-growing financial organizations. Aaron is a strategic partner to the business, driving the stand up of secure, scalable, and highly available systems, platforms, and environments. These implementations have delivered savings, increased productivity, minimized risks, and advanced business goals. He has been recognized as an effective leader for managing teams that consistently achieve goals across complex and evolving environments. Today, Aaron focuses on alignment with the business to forecast strategic road maps for their growth and resilience, while delivering solid security solutions. Aaron is a long-standing board member of the Society of Information Management - Memphis Chapter. In his free time, Aaron is a professional photographer mainly focused on capturing landscape imagery across the country through his travels.

B. Riley Financial (NASDAQ: RILY) provides collaborative financial services solutions tailored to fit the capital raising, business, operational, and financial advisory needs of its clients and partners. B. Riley operates through several subsidiaries that offer a diverse range of complementary end-to-end capabilities spanning investment banking and institutional brokerage, private wealth and investment management, financial consulting, corporate restructuring, operations management, risk and compliance, due diligence, forensic accounting, litigation support, appraisal and valuation, auction and liquidation services. B. Riley is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices nationwide.