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TPRA 2022 Board Member Nominations

TPRA Practitioner Members are invited to review the below nominees for the TPRA Board of Directors and submit their vote via the survey sent out via email. 

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Kim LaBarbiera


Director & Counsel for Third-Party Risk

General Counsel’s Organization at American Express

Kim M. LaBarbiera is currently Director and Counsel for Third-Party Risk in the General Counsel’s Organization at American Express. At Amex she provides global legal support to business and legal colleagues related to third party risk including: strategy; training, third party lifecycle management; fin tech; bank vendor risk; compliance audit functions; regulatory requirements; cloud computing and lobbying. 


Prior to working at American Express, Kim held various legal, compliance and risk roles at: Goldman, Sachs, USAA, Lloyds Bank, and Société General among other global financial institutions. 


Kim holds a BA from Boston College, JD from Seton Hall Law School and LLM from Georgetown University. She is GDPR, CAMS, and CTPRP certified and has previously held equity and options principle licenses.  

Kim resides in Old Town Alexandria, VA with her husband Rob and her Chocolate Lab and two cats.

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Vincent Scales

Director of TPRM


Current Board Member Running for 2nd Term

Vincent Scales is an enterprise program manager with 15 years of experience building, delivering and operating IT and shared services programs in F500 environments, both from the perspective of the outsourcer as well as the service provider. Currently, Vincent is a leader in Verizon’s TPRM organization, leading a portfolio of third party risk management activities and serving as product owner and development leader for Verizon’s TPRM platform. He holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Northern Arizona University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Arizona State University. Vincent resides in Phoenix, AZ along with his girlfriend and their two labradoodles.

Dustin S. Sachs

Senior Manager, Governance Risk & Compliance

World Fuel Services

A highly accomplished Information Security & Risk Management Professional with over 16 years of experience in managing cybersecurity projects, including those addressing cybersecurity frameworks such as NIST, SOC, and ISO. Demonstrable track record in threat detection and monitoring systems, developing new layers of protection, evaluating security strategies and defenses to maintain IT security controls, and being fully aware of current trends and procedures.


Adept at leading diverse teams with the ability to improve the quality of services delivered and apply principles of governance and compliance to information security projects. Results-focused and enthusiastic about identifying and delivering high-performance cybersecurity solutions which meet business needs. A dedicated management professional with the desire to continually build on success.


I have my bachelor’s in political science and an MBA with a cybersecurity specialization from the University of South Florida in Tampa. I am currently a doctoral candidate for a Doctor of Computer Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance at Colorado Technical University. My research focus is on human decision-making and risk.

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