Oliver Villacorta

Senior Manager
Smith + Howard Advisory LLC

If you are not learning and improving, you are going backwards. Nothing can stay stagnant in life and developing myself into a better professional through self-development in my areas of expertise and leadership is of the utmost importance to me.

Oliver is a dedicated cyber risk management + compliance professional working with organizations across the country to provide guidance on managing and mitigating cybersecurity risks.

Oliver joined Smith + Howard in 2021 and is a Senior Manager in our Cyber Risk Management + Compliance practice.

His career has been spent in the information technology services field providing guidance to clients. Oliver prides himself on his commitment to ensuring that our clients get the highest quality security for their organizations as well as his own continued growth.

Oliver has recently presented on cyber risk matters for commercial banking customers to bankers at Cadence Bank, JP Morgan/Chase and Bank of America. He has also presented on cyber risk topics specific to manufacturing business leaders.


  • Atlanta, Georgia


  • University of North Georgia Mike Cottrell College of Business – Associate of Computer Science
  • Kennesaw State University Michael J. Coles College of Business – Bachelor of Information Systems Management and Information Security and Assurance
  • Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business – Master of Business Administration and Management of Information Systems


  • The International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)²


  • Gainesville, Georgia

Interests + Hobbies

  • Live music
  • Being outdoors
  • Trying new places to eat
  • Self-improvement
  • Exercise


  • Risk Framework Alignment (NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, ISO 27001, HITRUST)
  • Healthcare Privacy + Security
  • Cybersecurity Risk Assessments


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP)
  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor (ISO 27001 LA)

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