Eva Velasquez is the President/CEO at the Identity Theft Resource Center. Eva previously served as the Vice President of Operations for the San Diego Better Business Bureau and spent 21 years at the San Diego District Attorney’s Office. She has a passion for consumer protection and educating the public about identity theft, privacy, scams and fraud, and other related issues and is recognized as a nationwide expert on these topics. Eva has been featured on such outlets as the CNBC Nightly Business Report, Huffington Post Live, Forbes, Bloomberg, Kiplinger’s and numerous other outlets. She is the driving force behind the first free ID Theft Help App and the ITRC Hands-On Privacy Program which aims to empower our community to protect their mobile data. Eva is regularly invited to speak at events nationwide and has recently had the privilege to present at such forums as Twitter’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s Event, the Victims Of Crime Act (VOCA) National Training Conference, the Privacy Xchange Forum, and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging’s annual N4A conference with the Federal Trade Commission. As the head of The Identity Theft Resource Center, she has co-hosted events with Google and Lexis Nexis. Eva is a recipient of awards such as The Stevie® Award for Women in Business recognizing women internationally and the 2016 Women Who Mean Business Award for her contribution to San Diego’s business, civic and cultural landscape.
Mona Terry is the Director of Operations for the ITRC. Terry previously worked at the Better Business Bureau for ten years. As Director of Operations at the BBB she was responsible for managing and growing the complaint department and worked with military service members and high school students, educating them on spending wisely, scams, and risk factors for identity theft. Terry has a passion for consumer protection which she cultivated at the BBB and looks forward to growing with the ITRC. She holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.