About Us

Nomad Cyber Concepts is a professional business advisory and cyber consultancy founded on these five core principles:

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RESPECT the culture of businesses and organizations; begin by observing and becoming familiar with the environment.


REMAIN OUTLIERS as in the tradition of Nomads, we want to reduce cost and avoid wasting resources.


As LEARNERS, we believe that lessons learned are intrinsic to success.


CHANGE is welcome at every level.


PRIDE in the quality and integrity of our work is essential.


To deliver professional business development advisory services, virtual COO daily operational consultancy services, and enterprise-level security advisory services that propels our clients’ success, while saving costs and mitigating risk.


To provide key security and business operations consultancy services that assists small/medium businesses compete and win in demanding and changing business environments.

Why our name?

Traditional nomads have a legendary reputation for their adaptability to changing environments. Flexible, these nomads stand-at-the-ready to adjust their plans should security threats or changes arise. Similarly, we are your virtual Nomads in the cybersecurity and professional business arena. With a Nomad advisor at your side, you can rest assured that we will serve with integrity, transparency, and impartiality.

We believe cyber success lies in knowledge, training, and a Nomad Advisor.

KJ Haywood

Kimberly "KJ" Haywood, Principal CEO
Nomad Cyber Concepts

About KJ Haywood

Motto: “I live believing I can make a difference, I consider myself a Bridge Builder and Catalyst for Change, ­­­­­this is an inherit part of my character”.

Kimberly “KJ” Haywood has over 25 years of experience in an array of industries, such as finance, technology, healthcare, and government, to name a few.  Her career includes launching management and security practices, including her own firms, Knowledge Management & Associates, Inc. and Nomad Cyber Concepts, LLC, which serve nationwide clients.

Haywood’s deep comprehension of compliance and business strategy has afforded her the ability to gain instinctive knowledge and understanding of Cybersecurity, Governance Risk and Compliance. She is known for her ability to create and improve programs and has worked in prominent roles with top organizations such as USAA, Google, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Harris Corporation, Texas Health Resources, and others.

Throughout her career, Haywood has held positions on multiple boards, including that of former Vice President for the ISC2 Dallas-Ft. Worth Chapter. Currently, she is the Global Chief Education and Governance Advisor with AI Connex in Dallas and serves as an Adjunct Professor for Collin College's Cybersecurity Program in Frisco, TX. Furthermore, she is distinguished as an author, researcher, and speaker.

Haywood exemplifies multifaceted expertise across various business sectors, establishing herself as a highly regarded advisor and facilitator of progress. She is celebrated for her role as a dynamic force for transformation. A pinnacle of her career was her historic election as the first African American woman to the Board of Trustees for a School District in Northern California, where her initiatives led to enhanced academic performance, augmented community engagement, and elevated the district's profile on a statewide basis. Her contributions have not only earned her national acclaim but also the prestigious "Distinguished Field of Service in Education" award from the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE), presented by the esteemed Maxine Waters. This accolade is reserved for School Board Trustees who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to education. In recognition of her enduring impact, Haywood's legacy is immortalized with her name adorning two educational buildings, marking her indelible imprint on the education landscape.

Partnerships and Affiliations

At Nomad Cyber Concepts, we believe that outstanding achievements are rarely accomplished alone. That’s why we’ve forged meaningful partnerships with exceptional organizations and individuals who share our vision and values.

If you are interested in becoming a partner, please send your request to: info@nomadcyberconcepts.com.

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