Our Mission

Elevate is an Information Technology and Cyber Security Solutions Provider. Our specialty is helping organizations across a variety of industries to navigate the complex internal and external requirement and assessment needs. Elevate engages with organizations to assess and improve their information technology and cyber security practices and environments to enable security and compliance against internal and external requirements.

We are consultants and assurance professionals who truly seek to understand what you do and to provide you with actionable roadmaps and deliverables. We will guide you along the process and controls improvements that derive from your initial assessments. Our goal is to become your trusted advisor and partner through your road towards increased success.

We are grateful for the relationships with prior clients, existing clients, partners and employees as our people and company grows with the interactions and experiences shared in these relationships. We believe we are part of an ecosystem that fosters trust, quality and integrity.

Elevate was created in 2008, as the need for qualified consultants, trainers and advisors at competitive fees was a requirement of the economy of times. Since then, Elevate has had the opportunity to work with a multitude of clients in different industries to Elevate our knowledge and brand over time. Today we have professionals throughout the United States with offices in Miami, San Francisco and Dallas.

We have more than 15 years of experience in Cyber Security, IT Compliance and Process Improvement, serving hundreds of client organizations across United States, Latin America and Europe. Our accreditations include:

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
  • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (CSSGB)
  • IASSC Black Belt Certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) ISO 27001 Certification
  • Certified of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)
  • Payment Card Industry Security Professional (PCIP)
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
  • PhDs In Economics, Cyber Security Management

Our Team

"The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority." - Ken Blanchard
Angela Polania
Angela PolaniaManaging Principal
Yudi Rodriguez
Yudi RodriguezIT GRC Consulting Manager
Connie Valencia
Connie ValenciaDirector of Process Improvement
Stephanie Messina
Stephanie MessinaOperations Coordinator
Orlando Santa Cruz
Orlando Santa CruzCyber Security & Privacy - CISO
Ramone Weyerhaeuser
Ramone WeyerhaeuserCybersecurity Manager
Barbara Gerth
Barbara GerthInternal Audit Manager