Chris is a partner with Moss Adams and the Practice Leader of our Information Technology Auditing and Consulting practice. He has been with Moss Adams since 1994, and has been auditing and consulting since 1992. For the past three years, Chris has served as a member of the Executive Committee for the firm’s Government, Not-for-Profit, and Regulated Entities industry group, as well as the Health Care industry group. He works routinely with private and public sector clients performing SSAE 16 audits, IT internal audits, internal controls reviews, security and privacy audits, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance services, PCI DSS services, SysTrust/WebTrust audits, and independent technology assessments. Chris also frequently performs strategic technology planning, independent system selection projects, and policies and procedures development engagements. Furthermore, Chris is regularly involved with technology and financial controls assessments based on the COBIT, NIST, ISO, CSA, ITIL, HIPAA, and COSO frameworks.
Chris is responsible for quality assurance involving all technology audits performed by Moss Adams and has developed and continues to maintain oversight of the firm’s SSAE 16 audit and technology compliance practices. He serves as our firm’s National Practice Leader for SSAE 16 audit services, and was recently appointed to serve on the ACIPA’s Assurance Services Executive Committee. He is also a member of the AIPCA ASEC Trust/Information Integrity Task Force and AICPA SOC 2 Task Force, and is working to review the current SOC guides, assist in drafting illustrative SOC 2 reporting examples, and update the Trust Service Principles. He frequently speaks at conferences on the topic of SSAE 16 for the AICPA and state accounting societies across the United States.