Meet the Authors – Sontiq

Our team of industry experts provides all the identity crime insights, tips and educational resources featured on Fighting Identity Crimes. 


Dale Dabbs – President & Chief Executive Officer 

Dale is the President and CEO of Sontiq, the parent company of the EZShield and IdentityForce brands. He is responsible for setting the company’s strategic vision and implementing initiatives to achieve its objectives of revenue growth and market share within the industry. Dale is a recognized leader with a proven record of delivering measurable and significant revenue growth and shareholder value, and driving organizational change by building strong executive leadership teams. 

Rich Scott – Chief Revenue Officer

Rich is the Chief Revenue Officer of Sontiq, the parent company of the EZShield and IdentityForce brands. He is expert at developing strategies to transform and inspire high-performance teams to produce award-winning results. Rich is focused on covering innovation around identity theft and crime protection, digital transformation, cybersecurity, and consumer and business mobile trends.

Angela Murphy – Chief Operations Officer

Angela is the Chief Operating Officer at Sontiq, the parent company of the EZShield and IdentityForce brands. She has over 20 years of experience in Operations, Client Management, and Human Resources and is responsible for all aspects of business operations, including Customer Support and Client Services, Human Resources, Administration and Risk Management.

Donna Parent – Chief Marketing Officer

Donna is the Chief Marketing Officer of Sontiq, the parent company of the EZShield and IdentityForce brands. She is responsible for global marketing initiatives for Sontiq, and works closely with the enterprise marketing organizations of the company’s clients and partners to rollout meaningful programs to help educate communities globally about identity theft protection and mobile cybersecurity solutions.

John Burcham – Corporate Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer

John is Corporate Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer of Sontiq, the parent company of the EZShield and IdentityForce brands. He is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional through the SCCE and has broad experience in an extensive variety of compliance and regulatory areas, including the FTC Act, UDAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, GLB, Dodd-Frank, PCI Compliance, FCRA and state level regimes. John has experience as in-house counsel for both private and public companies, providing him with a strong foundation in understanding the needs of business owners of all sizes, as well as the individual consumers who ultimately use and benefit from Sontiq’s intelligent identity security solutions.

Steve Turner – Chief Information Security Officer

Steve is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Sontiq, the parent company of the EZShield and IdentityForce brands. He is responsible for maintaining our leading position in providing world-class identity protection technology and data security for our clients and partners. Steve also manages Sontiq’s security teams and continuous improvement initiatives around the security of the company’s IT systems.

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