Adam VanMeter

Director of Information Security

“Trust, but verify.” – Ronald Reagan

“The trouble with quotes on the internet is that you never know if they are genuine.” – Abraham Lincoln

As the Director of Information Security, Adam plays a vital role in the success of Lirio’s core technology while protecting the organization, reputation, data, and clients from threats. With 16+ years of notable success directing a broad range of corporate initiatives in both security and information technology, Adam has earned certifications in data security, ethical hacking, and beyond (see Extra Credit below). 


Fun Facts

Mac or PC: Depends on the day.”

Favorite artist: Depends on my mood. I’m a big fan of alternative rock, classic rock, metal, and jazz.

Favorite thing as a child: Fishing, hiking, and camping. I also love to build, invent, and take things apart.

Special hobbies/interests: Drones in general, racing, and photography. I also love wood working. I’ve made several tables, vanities, headboards, and cabinets. My favorite style of wood working is rustic.

Location: “Nashville/Knoxville, TN.”

Other: I believe that chocolate chip cookies are the only real cookie. Anything with oatmeal, raisins, or just plain sugar are not real cookies. I’m also good at sparking controversy on weird topics.

Extra Credit

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) 
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) 
  • Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) 
  • Certified Common Security Framework Practitioner (CCSFP)
  • Member of the InfraGard
  • Member of the CISO Executive Network