A-LIGN Leadership

Scott Price CPA, CISA, CIA

Managing Partner

A-LIGN'S founder and Managing Partner, Scott Price, has provided clients with security, assurance, and compliance solutions for nearly 20 years. In this time, he has completed over 2,000 SAS 70/SOC audits and has supported many Global 1000, Fortune 500, and regional companies. In 2009, Scott started A-LIGN to provide partnership to firms around the globe by solving their security and compliance problems. In 2016, Scott was selected to Accounting Today’s Managing Partner Elite, highlighting the leaders of accounting firms who stand out from their peers due to their ability to guide their firms through innovation, development of strong culture, and continued focus on growth.

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Gene Geiger CPA, CISSP, CCSK, PCIP, QSA, ISO 27K LA, HITRUST CCSFP

Partner

Gene Geiger, co-founder and Partner at A-LIGN, has spent his career implementing and assessing information technology controls. Gene has performed and managed assessments against published security standards including PCI DSS, FedRAMP, FISMA, ISO 27001, HITRUST and HIPAA/HITECH. He is responsible for developing A-LIGN'S assessment methodology and educating clients regarding the published standards.

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Business Development Team

Tom Brady

Vice President of Business Development

Tom Brady

Vice President of Business Development

Tom Brady is the Vice President of Business Development at A-LIGN. Tom has been responsible for building and nurturing client relationships for over 15 years and has served institutions in both the public and private sector.

Ty Brush

Strategic Account Manager

Ty Brush

Strategic Account Manager

Ty Brush is the Strategic Account Manager at A-LIGN focused on nurturing and maintaining current client relationships. His responsibilities include client retention, support, and client satisfaction.

 

Greg Johnson

Vice President of Business Development

Greg Johnson

Vice President of Business Development

Greg Johnson is the Vice President of Business Development at A-LIGN. He has over 30 years of experience in providing technology solutions to all levels of corporate and government enterprises in the U.S and internationally.

Mandy Mncadi

Business Development Representative

Mandy Mncadi

Business Development Representative

Mandy Mncadi is a Business Development Representative at A-LIGN.  Mandy has over 10 years of inside sales, account management, and business development experience.

John Odibo

Business Development Representative

John Odibo

Business Development Representative

John Odibo is a Business Development Representative at A-LIGN.  John has a background in sales and recruiting and focuses on building strong relationships with our clients and business partners.

Alex Rolfsen

Business Development Manager

Alex Rolfsen

Business Development Manager

Alex Rolfsen is the Business Development Manager at A-LIGN, focused on outside and inside sales. Alex’s responsibilities include developing new client engagements and building upon existing relationships to maximize A-LIGN’s reach for new business.

Scot Thrower

Business Development Manager

Scot Thrower

Business Development Manager

Scot Thrower is the Business Development Manager focused on outside sales at A-LIGN. Scot’s responsibilities include developing new client engagements and nourishing relationships to maximize A-LIGN’s reach for new business.

Field Team

A-LIGN MANAGERS

Petar Besalev

Director of Security Services

Petar Besalev

Director of Security Services

Petar Besalev is the Director of Security Services at A-LIGN.  Petar has provided IT audit consulting and compliance services for Fortune 500 companies in multiple industries including manufacturing, financial, healthcare, government, and more.

Peter Clarke

Director of Quality - IT Security & Audit Services

Peter Clarke

Director of Quality - IT Security & Audit Services

Peter is the Director of Quality – IT Security & Audit Services at A-LIGN. As a risk advisory professional with 10 years of experience in auditing client information technology systems from a risk-based approach, Peter has provided professional services for many Global 1000, Fortune 500, and regional companies.

Steve Simmons

Director of SOC and Attestation Services

Steve Simmons

Director of SOC and Attestation Services

Steve is the Director of SOC and Attestation Services at A-LIGN and has performed over 500 SOC reviews. Steve has provided professional services to companies of all sizes during his career, including multiple Global 1000, Fortune 500, and regional companies.

Sue Wells

Senior Manager

Sue Wells

Senior Manager

Sue is a Senior Manager at A-LIGN and has performed over 200 SOC reviews. During the course of her career, Sue has also been heavily involved in the accounting and auditing profession and has dedicated time to instructing accounting information systems classes at The University of Tampa.

Leigh Ann Allen

Manager

Leigh Ann Allen

Manager

Leigh Ann Allen is a Managing Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations in various industries such as public accounting and professional services, colocation services, SaaS providers, payment processing companies, and others.

Tauhidul Hoque

Manager

Tauhidul Hoque

Manager

Hoque is a Managing Consultant at A-LIGN with over eight years of public accounting experience and has served clients in a multitude of industries, including manufacturing, petroleum, financial services, healthcare, and higher education. Hoque also has a background in computer programming and systems/network administration.

Dee Komaromi

Manager

Dee Komaromi

Manager

Dee Komaromi  is a Managing Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations in various industries including managed IT services, SaaS/PaaS/IaaS, title insurance, payroll, healthcare, collections, and more. Her previous experience includes performing audit engagements related to Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance, HIPAA compliance, PCI DSS assessments, and operational/financial audit engagements.

Ryan Malloy

Manager

Ryan Malloy

Manager

Ryan Malloy is a Managing Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC & HIPAA examinations. Ryan has performed over a hundred SOC audits for various clients serving an assortment of industries.

Andrew Mathieson

Manager

Andrew Mathieson

Manager

Andrew Mathieson is a Managing Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations in various industries such as financial services, information technology, banking, hedge funds, energy, collocation services, cloud services, SaaS, and IaaS.

Kelly Matt

Manager

Kelly Matt

Manager

Kelly Matt is the Managing Consultant at A-LIGN focused on Penetration Testing.  Kelly is a seasoned security professional with over 15 years of experience in information security.  Prior to joining A-LIGN, he was Manager of Information Security for Recreational Equipment Incorporated (REI Co-Op) where he was responsible for both offensive and defensive security services.

Stephanie Oyler

Manager

Stephanie Oyler

Manager

Stephanie is a Managing Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC and HIPAA assessments. Prior to joining A-LIGN, Stephanie worked for CBIZ, the tenth largest accounting firm in the U.S., providing auditing services in the financial accounting spectrum for various industries.

Dustin Rich

Manager

Dustin Rich

Manager

Dustin is a Managing Consultant at A-LIGN and has performed and/or managed 100’s of PCI DSS assessments over the past nine years.  As an IT professional with over 18 years of IT experience, Dustin has the technical background and experience to manage large complex IT environments.

Paul Romero

Manager

Paul Romero

Manager

Paul Romero is a Managing Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing HITRUST, FISMA, and FedRAMP assessments in various industries.  Paul has over ten years of experience specializing in technically securing information systems.

Blaise Wabo

Manager

Blaise Wabo

Manager

Blaise Wabo is a Managing Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations in various industries such as Managed IT Service providers, SaaS/PaaS/IaaS companies, Title Insurance companies, Payroll providers, and Collection agencies.

A-LIGN CONSULTANTS

Tulsi Adhikari

Consultant

Tulsi Adhikari

Consultant

Tulsi Adhikari is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations in various industries such as Managed IT Service providers, SaaS/PaaS/IaaS companies, Title Insurance companies, Payroll providers, and Collection agencies.

David Arcia

Consultant

David Arcia

Consultant

David is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on SOC 1 and SOC 2 reviews.  David graduated from Florida State University with  Bachelors’ Degrees of Science in Finance and Management Information Systems. David also served as President of the Association for Information Systems at Florida State University.

Van Bettis

Consultant

Van Bettis

Consultant

Van is a Penetration Tester at A-LIGN focused on performing penetration tests. Van attended Florida State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology while on a scholarship from Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin.

Shreesh Bhattarai

Consultant

Shreesh Bhattarai

Consultant

Shreesh is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations. Shreesh’s responsibilities include planning and scoping, testing the design and operating effectiveness of controls, preparing reports and making recommendations to management.

Kinjal Brahmachari

Consultant

Kinjal Brahmachari

Consultant

Kinjal is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews. Throughout her professional career, Kinjal has provided professional services for multiple Fortune 500 and regional companies.

Matthew Burrus

Consultant

Matthew Burrus

Consultant

Matthew is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused primarily on performing SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations.  Matthew’s responsibilities include executing fieldwork of nearly 30 SOC reviews annually, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Pete Campbell

Consultant

Pete Campbell

Consultant

Pete Campbell is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing PCI DSS assessments. Pete’s responsibilities include validating the scope of the assessed environment, performing interviews, reviewing all aspects of the cardholder data environment, collecting necessary evidence and work papers, and preparing reports for submission to clients, banks, and card brands.

Siddique Chaudhry

Consultant

Siddique Chaudhry

Consultant

Siddique Chaudhry is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing FISMA and FedRAMP audits. Siddique’s responsibilities include performing security control assessments annually, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Shayna Davitt

Consultant

Shayna Davitt

Consultant

Shayna is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused primarily on performing SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations. Shayna graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Accounting. While in her undergraduate career, Shayna was a member of Delta Gamma and served as Director of Public Relations.

Rena Ding

Consultant

Rena Ding

Consultant

Rena is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews.  Prior to joining A-LIGN, Rena was an Experienced Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she was responsible for executing various projects including SOX, SOC, and risk based internal audits in a wide range of industries.

Alex Driver

Consultant

Alex Driver

Consultant

Alex is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews. Alex’s responsibilities include executing fieldwork of nearly 30 SOC reviews annually, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Deana Fuller

Consultant

Deana Fuller

Consultant

Deana Fuller is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on SOC assessments. Her responsibilities include executing fieldwork, documenting evidence reviews, and preparing final reports.

Tim Fusco

Consultant

Tim Fusco

Consultant

Tim Fusco is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing PCI DSS assessments, ISO 27001 certifications, and HIPAA/HITECH assessments for various industries including payment processing, healthcare, entertainment, financial, managed services, and more.

Nic Gavalas

Consultant

Nic Gavalas

Consultant

Nic is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on SOC 1 and SOC 2 reviews.  Nic graduated from Florida State University where he was a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity, ISACA FSU Chapter, and Orthodox Christian Fellowship.

Chad Gross

Consultant

Chad Gross

Consultant

Chad Gross is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews. He is experienced in performing IT control testing for SOX, SOC 1, and SOC 2 Report engagements.

Danielle Haiden

Consultant

Danielle Haiden

Consultant

Danielle Haiden is a Senior Consultant at A­LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews. Danielle’s responsibilities include planning and scoping, testing the design and operating effectiveness of controls, preparing reports, and making recommendations to management.

Mohammad Hamdeh

Consultant

Mohammad Hamdeh

Consultant

Mohammad Hamdeh is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused primarily on performing SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations.  He earned his bachelor in Management Information Systems from Florida State University and was awarded scholarships from Alice B. Nichols for his academic achievements.

Yvonne Hemingway

Consultant

Yvonne Hemingway

Consultant

Yvonne Hemingway is a Staff Accountant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC 1 and SOC 2 audits.  Her responsibilities include overseeing the fieldwork of more than 30 SOC reviews annually, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Kyle Hendershott

Consultant

Kyle Hendershott

Consultant

Kyle is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing FISMA and FedRAMP reviews. Kyle’s responsibilities include executing fieldwork for multiple clients, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Alyssia Hooker

Consultant

Alyssia Hooker

Consultant

Alyssia is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC1 and SOC 2 examinations.  Her responsibilities include executing fieldwork of nearly 30 SOC reviews annually, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Jacob Horowitz

Consultant

Jacob Horowitz

Consultant

Jacob is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews in a variety of industries including financial services, healthcare, high technology, cloud services, and more.  Jacob’s primary responsibilities include audit planning, documentation consolidation, detailed testing, and communicating recommendations to management.

Elizabeth Hugenberg

Consultant

Elizabeth Hugenberg

Consultant

Elizabeth Hugenberg is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews. Elizabeth’s responsibilities include executing the fieldwork of dozens of SOC reviews annually, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Patrick Ibrahim

Consultant

Patrick Ibrahim

Consultant

Patrick Ibrahim is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing PCI DSS assessments. Patrick’s responsibilities include executing fieldwork, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Greg Kienitz

Consultant

Greg Kienitz

Consultant

Greg is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC and HIPAA assessments.  Prior to joining A-LIGN, Greg served as a Data Science Intern where he assisted in the development and implementation of information security systems.

Josh Koepsell

Consultant

Josh Koepsell

Consultant

Josh is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing PCI DSS assessments.  Prior to joining A-LIGN, Josh worked as a Senior Technical Consultant performing PCI PIN assessment and remediation services, TR-39 pre-assessments, and development of secure cryptographic key management policies.

Dmitry Korolev

Consultant

Dmitry Korolev

Consultant

Dmitry Korolev is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN.  He focuses on the engagements based on NIST requirements and industry best practices as well as SOC 2 attestations and special full scope security projects.

Rinu Koshy

Consultant

Rinu Koshy

Consultant

Rinu is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN and has performed over 100 SOC reviews. Rinu’s responsibilities include managing daily aspects of concurrently running engagements, engagement planning, facilitation of client meetings, developing and executing test plans, performing reviews of work performed, and coordinating the development and presentation of client deliverables.

Adam Lollis

Consultant

Adam Lollis

Consultant

Adam is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews. Adam’s responsibilities include executing fieldwork of nearly 30 SOC reviews annually, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Juan Marengo

Consultant

Juan Marengo

Consultant

Juan Marengo is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing PCI DSS.  Juan graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology with a minor in Business. While at FSU, Juan was a member of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP).

Dillon McMillen

Consultant

Dillon McMillen

Consultant

Dillon is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews. Prior to joining A-LIGN, Dillon provided attestation compliance consulting for large financial and technology organizations. Dillon’s projects included SOC reviews, operational processes, control documentation, and CCAR and redundancy analysis.

Branden Miller

Consultant

Branden Miller

Consultant

Branden Miller is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN  focused on performing PCI DSS assessments. Branden’s responsibilities include validating the scope of the assessed environment, performing interviews, reviewing all aspects of the cardholder data environment, collecting necessary evidence, and preparing reports for clients in various industries.

Corey Morabito

Consultant

Corey Morabito

Consultant

Corey is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing PCI DSS and FISMA audits.  Corey graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology. While at Florida State University, he was in charge of member education for the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP).

Chase Neumayer

Consultant

Chase Neumayer

Consultant

Chase is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews. He has worked as an intern for Florida State University Office of the Inspector General Services and was President of the FSU ISACA Chapter.

Daniel Powers

Consultant

Daniel Powers

Consultant

Daniel Powers is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing PCI DSS assessments. Daniel’s responsibilities include executing fieldwork duties, documenting evidence reviews, and preparing final reports.

Stuart Rorer

Consultant

Stuart Rorer

Consultant

Stuart is a Penetration Tester and Senior Consultant at A-LIGN. He is a skilled penetration tester and ethical hacker and has been working in the information technology and security industry for over twelve years.

Marc Rubbinaccio

Consultant

Marc Rubbinaccio

Consultant

Marc is a Penetration Tester and Senior Consultant at A-LIGN. He performs penetration tests, IT audits, and security assessments against published security standards including PCI DSS and HIPAA/HITECH.

Sonisha Shrestha

Consultant

Sonisha Shrestha

Consultant

Sonisha is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews. Prior to working at A-LIGN, Sonisha served as an Enterprise Risk Analyst where she collaborated closely with business owners and project teams to assist in the development, assessment and monitoring of enterprise mitigation plans.

Deirdre Smith

Consultant

Deirdre Smith

Consultant

Deirdre is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews. Deirdre graduated from The University of Tampa with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Mathematical Programming with a minor in Management Information Systems.

Connor Snyder

Consultant

Connor Snyder

Consultant

Connor is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews. His responsibilities include executing fieldwork of nearly 30 SOC reviews annually, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Casey Stanley

Consultant

Casey Stanley

Consultant

Casey is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing ISO 27001 audits. Casey’s responsibilities include executing fieldwork, documenting work papers, and preparing report information. Prior to A-LIGN, Casey worked as an information security consultant where he helped companies of all sizes implement ISO 27001.

Eugene Steslicki

Consultant

Eugene Steslicki

Consultant

Eugene is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused on SOC 1 and SOC 2 audits.  Eugene’s responsibilities include executing fieldwork of nearly 30 SOC reviews annually, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Sean Sweeney

Consultant

Sean Sweeney

Consultant

Sean is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN focused FISMA and FedRAMP assessments.  His responsibilities include executing fieldwork, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Mary Tarchinski

Consultant

Mary Tarchinski

Consultant

Mary Tarchinski is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews and HIPAA assessments within various industries. Mary’s responsibilities include planning and scoping, testing the design and operating effectiveness of controls, preparing reports, and identifying improvement areas to management.

Arthur Thomas

Consultant

Arthur Thomas

Consultant

Arthur is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC 1, SOC 2, HIPAA/HITECH assessments in various industries. Arthur’s responsibilities include planning and scoping, testing the design and operating effectiveness of controls, preparing reports and making recommendations to management.

Adam Thompson

Consultant

Adam Thompson

Consultant

Adam Thompson is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing SOC reviews.  Adam’s responsibilities include planning and scoping, testing the design and operating effectiveness of controls, preparing reports, and making recommendations to management.

Brandon Thompson

Consultant

Brandon Thompson

Consultant

Brandon Thompson is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing PCI DSS and HIPAA assessments. Brandon’s responsibilities include executing the assessment fieldwork, gathering evidence, and developing reports.

Ben Torres

Consultant

Ben Torres

Consultant

Ben is a Staff Consultant at A-LIGN, focusing on SOC and HIPAA engagements. His responsibilities include executing fieldwork for multiple clients, documenting work papers, and preparing report information.

Bethany Ward

Consultant

Bethany Ward

Consultant

Bethany Ward is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing penetration tests. In addition to her professional responsibilities, Bethany has published articles focused on security awareness education and has spoken at multiple security conferences, such as DEF CON.

Julian Williams

Consultant

Julian Williams

Consultant

Julian Williams is a Senior Consultant at A-LIGN focused on performing penetration testing for a vast variety of industries. Julian’s responsibilities include assessing the security of A-LIGN’s clients and providing a professional report detailing the results.