Our Leadership Team

Narjis Ali, CEO & President

Narjis Ali is the founder and CEO of Sure Secure Solutions. With more than thirty years’ experience providing IT solutions to private and public clients, Narjis is a passionate leader that understands business development, contract negotiation, strategic decision-making and small business management. Narjis is heavily involved in many non-profit efforts including for a global entrepreneurial organization, educational and cancer institutes. She is the recipient of many awards in recent years including the ASHA for Women Award of Excellence, Heroines in Technology® Awards 2011, Smart CEO Brava Award and selected as an SBA Emerging Leader. Narjis was the first to introduce IT education in schools in Pakistan in 1983, she conducted the first IT course for O levels and A levels for University of Cambridge and the first B.Sc. Information Systems class for London School of Economics.

Mickey Afzal, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President

(CTO & EVP)

Mickey is an accomplished IT executive and the 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Chief NASA Engineer Ralph R. Roe for his contribution to the Agency Cloud Provisioning Initiative. With an emphasis on IT Security, Enterprise Architecture, IT Procurements and Governance, Mickey has more than 25 years of experience executing IT operational strategies for commercial and federal clients. Mickey has helped many customers promote organizational growth and implement emerging technologies and intimately understands rapidly changing IT landscapes and resolving mission critical challenges to ensure organizational success.

Mickey’s personal interests includes home automation and security for private networks, renewable technologies including clean energy solutions and browsing memes and saving them for later use. Also known as the “Chief Tinkerer” you can catch Mickey dissecting gadgets and putting them back together.

Arfa Syed

Arfa is Sure Secure’s cybersecurity, and information management lead and manager. For Sure Secure Solutions, Arfa manages diverse teams at the enterprise-level to help Sure Secure’s federal customers address complex issues related to cyber hygiene, IT compliance, and risk management. Her ability to manage projects with dispersed and tiered stakeholder communities, develop orchestrated management plans to address risks, and translate complex information to influence C-suite decisions has helped Sure Secure’s customers realize increased security and compliance both internally and for federal mandates. In addition to serving various customers, Arfa is responsible for Sure Secure’s people-first strategy to develop talent management and training, employee engagement, and workforce intelligence in addition to business development.

Arfa has a passion for digital tech and speaks at universities on disruptive marketing, managing your digital footprint, and using tech and social media for its benefits.

Mignon Edorh

Mignon Edorh is Sure Secure’s cybersecurity and cloud security lead and manager with expertise in transforming the way her clients operate their cloud environments for operational efficiency and asset security. Her most recent work has enabled Federal clients to accurately tag assets in the cloud and build efficiencies that optimize performance to realize significant cost savings. Under her leadership, her teams have defined the policies that ensure security controls are implemented into the software development life cycle. Mignon also serves as Sure Secure Solutions’ QMS manager and establishes the organizations processes to provide our clients the highest-level of quality across all service areas.

In her spare time, Mignon is more than likely picking up the most recent cyber security or cloud certification for fun or researching on cutting edge technology and industry changes.

Maham Zakir

Maham Zakir is our Business Systems Manager with deep experience in information technology and Cloud for the Federal, Commercial, and Biotech industries. Her client journey at Sure Secure started at FEMA to lead transformative integration approaches in grants management programs across the Agency enabled by innovative cloud solutions. Maham’s management experience includes overseeing project lifecycles and managing business development and pipelines, corporate strategy, business change management, and process optimization. Maham is a biotech aficionado and has worked with clinical research organizations and biotech startups in the cancer diagnostics space to bring therapies to market.

In her free time, she likes to paint, fence and fundraise for cancer charities.