PRESS RELEASE: NEW EMPLOYEE
For Immediate Release
Rising Sun Advisors, LLC Welcomes Director of Privacy!
June 4, 2019, Washington, DC – Rising Sun Advisors, LLC (“Rising Sun”) is proud to announce and welcome Ms. Marlyn Aguilar as the Firm’s Director of Privacy. Marlyn will be responsible for leadership, driving capability, developing capacity, and business development for the Firm’s Privacy & Compliance service, as well as general management responsibilities. She joins the Rising Sun team from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) located in Washington, DC. EPA’s mission is “to protect human health and the environment.” To achieve this mission, the EPA develops and enforces national-level regulations, provides grants, studies environmental issues, sponsors partnerships, and teaches people about the environment. Marlyn served as the agency’s Headquarters Liaison Privacy Official under the Chief Privacy Officer. She oversaw EPA’s development and implementation of the Privacy Act of 1974 that mandates how federal agencies maintain records about individuals. Marlyn also comes to Rising Sun with 10+ years of experience in Cybersecurity and Privacy Compliance, Oversight, and Governance solutions.
“I am thrilled to be part of the Rising Sun team. My entire career has revolved around raising awareness of cybersecurity and privacy issues, and I look forward to continuing that tradition by providing “human-based” cybersecurity and privacy solutions to Rising Sun’s current and future clients.” Miheer Khona, Rising Sun’s President and CEO, states “we are very excited to welcome Marlyn to our team at Rising Sun. Marlyn not only brings a unique perspective when it comes to solving the toughest Cybersecurity and Privacy challenges through her experience, expertise, and pedigree, but she aligns with our Firm’s core strengths of pragmatic and practical understanding, strong moral principles and values, and sympathy for viewpoints.”
Marlyn holds a Master of Law (LLM) specializing in Cyber Law and Privacy from Georgetown University Law Center, Juris Doctor degree (JD) from the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law, Masters in Public Health (MPH), and Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is also licensed to practice law under the New Jersey State Bar.
About Rising Sun Advisors, LLC
Rising Sun Advisors, LLC (“Rising Sun”) is a management consulting firm serving leading businesses, governments, non-governmental organizations, and not-for-profit clients. Our mission at Rising Sun is to enable the business and mission of an organization by making lasting improvements to our clients’ digital, cybersecurity, and privacy performance while enabling the “sun to rise” for humanity by contributing portion of the top-line revenue to charities and supporting community service. Our consulting practice is based upon knowledge, truth, and compassion by working with great people, on enriching projects, and leaving the world a better place than we found it. We are passionate about what we do, and creative at finding the right solutions to deliver value. No project is too small, or too complex for us to take on – if it matters to you, it matters to us.
Rising Sun’s value proposition is simple – we take great care in ensuring environmental, ecological, and financial sustainability while providing experts with depth (e.g., JD, PhD, MBA, CISSP, CEH). This approach results in significantly lower overhead for the firm as compared to many other consultancies, a culture that fosters social impact and community service, and significant cost-to-value ratio for our clients.