Photo of Jonathan Addington Taking a photo
Jonathan is an accoomplished athlete, photographer, dad, cybersecurity expert and founder of two businesses, JM Addington Technology Solutions (2010) and CyberSecureRIA (2022).

A graduate of Bethel University in St. Paul, MN, double-majoring in Finance and Economics, and Philosophy, he tooks those skills to start a new business in 2010.

A father of eight, it’s fair to say he stays pretty busy all the time. He and his wife Katie fostered children in Knox County before adopting three through DCS.

The Addington family in 2024.

The Addington Family in 2024, at the 2024 eclipse in Cape Giradeau, Missouri

Headshot of Jonathan Addington, founder of JM Addington Technology Solutions and CyberSecureRIA

He founded JM Addington Technology Solutions in 2010 to help secure Knoxville businesses. At the time — and currently — cybersecurity is a difficult field for small to mid-sized businesses and it can be un-affordable for many organizations. JM Addington changes that so businesses can get both the support and the security that they deserve.

CyberSecureRIA logo. CyberSecureRIA is a cybersecurity company for SEC RIAs.CyberSecureRIA is an offshoot of JM Addington Technology Solutions and operated inside of it. CyberSecureRIA focuses on keeping RIAs secure and compliant — a combination most firms miss.

An expert on the SEC cybersecurity rules, Jonathan developed custom reports and products inside CyberSecureRIA to keep RIAs inside the SEC guidelines — and let them sleep at night.

Jonathan Addington completing the Knoxville Covenant Health Marathon

Besides cybersecurity, Jonathan’s passions are running, especially in The Great Smoky Mountains, photography and of course, his family.

Jonathan has completed multiple marathons, ultramarathons, and holds two Tennessee State USATF records. Running now runs in the family, together the Addington family holds 19 Tennessee State records (That’s not a typo), with both children and Katie completing half marathons, marathons and ultras.

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Gavrel at a Cross County Event

Elyonah running her first 2.5mi race at 4yo.

Declan at a trail race

Katie, Gavrel and Declan after completing a marathon relay in 2023.

Katie completing a 12 hour race with 25 miles

Gavrel with his medal from his first half marathon, at 9 years old.

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