Novacoast's Eron Howard Appointed Chief Operating Officer
Santa Barbara, CA, 03/14/22 — Novacoast, a Cybersecurity and Identity & Access company specializing in managed security, engineering, development, and advisory, announced that their former Chief Delivery Officer, Eron Howard, has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer. An experienced Cybersecurity Executive, Eron will succeed Janice Newlon and assume responsibilities on March 16, 2022. Janice will serve as President and Chief Administrative Officer.
During his 20 years with Novacoast, Eron has built, managed, and streamlined a variety of departments to be more profitable and more efficient, creating some of the top revenue streams for Novacoast. These include the Development, Project Management, Advisory & Success team, Security Operation Center (SOC), and Threat Operations. In addition, Eron has been instrumental in revamping Novacoast's approach to technical training in order to foster and develop talent at all levels of the organization. His emphasis on promotion from within ensures that the company's investment in human capital continues to benefit the organization in the long term.
"Eron will help us scale to the next level" says Novacoast CEO, Paul Anderson. "We are growing rapidly now, and Eron will work to ensure that we do this in line with the level of professionalism and exceptionalism our customers and partners have come to expect. He will make sure we keep that reputation intact and continue to build on it."
In his new role, Eron will be responsible for overseeing the full suite of what Novacoast delivers to their customers and partners. He will continue to grow and diversify their technical service offerings, improve go-to-market strategy, and optimize business practices to run as efficiently as possible. "Novacoast has had a long history of the best Cybersecurity & Identity talent in the industry", says Eron, "and to be named COO is truly an honor. What makes Novacoast unique is our employees, and their ability to take on some of the toughest technical challenges. The market couldn't be any more primed for us to deliver on our breadth of expertise as we continue our exponential growth. I'm excited to see where our talent is going to take us in the next few years."