August 27, 2020
Security / Technology

Welcome Emily Pearson, Cyber Security Analyst Fellow!

Written by Jeff Gaines

We’re growing our team. Welcome, Emily!

Interlaced is proud to welcome Emily Pearson to our team as a Cyber Security Analyst! Emily is joining team from the US Navy. Previously, she served nearly five years as an Intelligence Signals Analyst. For the next several months, Emily will be completing a Military Fellowship while she finishes her service commitment to the Navy. Beginning yesterday, her fellowship will help Emily gain skills and practical experience in information technology, cybersecurity, and tech ops.

Jumpstarting a new career!

“We’ve been so impressed with Emily’s professionalism, her self-starer attitude, and her drive to learn & grow as an IT & Cyber professional.” -Justin Wells, Interlaced’s CEO

Emily is finishing a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Arizona State University. Separately, she recently completed her Security+ certification. Going forward, At Interlaced, she will partner cross-functionally to ensure strict enforcement of security postures for Interlaced’s clients. Additionally, she will be helping to drive internal projects. Emily will be Interlaced’s first Cyber Security Analyst.

“I am excited about collaborating with brilliant people to deliver fast and trust-worthy services.” – Emily Pearson

Ultimately, Emily is passionate about participating in the cybersecurity community (podcasts, home labs, networking with other professionals). Beyond that, she plans on pursuing a Master’s in IT. Separately, Emily’s hobbies are helping her husband David with “mini-gardening,” frequent “Zillow-ing,” and exploring the “foodie scene.”

In summary, please join us in welcoming Emily to Team Interlaced! Emily, we are looking forward to working with you and are proud to have you on the team.

Finally, thanks to our partners at for helping connect us with Emily! Shift is a great resource for transitioning service members. Additionally, Shift is a great resource for employers looking to get talented, gritty, and hungry military veterans on their team!

Jeff Gaines

Jeff Gaines

Jeff has served as an operating executive at Interlaced since 2016. He is deeply passionate about driving impact for Interlaced, for his community, and for his loved ones. In his spare time, Jeff loves spending time with his wife and son at the world famous San Diego Zoo, enjoying tacos on the beach in Baja, cheering on the San Diego Padres, adventuring outdoors and playing music with friends. Jeff’s top 3 films of all time are Point Break (the original), Road House and Field of Dreams.