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 IIA March 2013 Luncheon SOC Reporting

Speaker Presentation
3/12/2013 11:30 AM
3/12/2013 1:40 PM
LifeWay Christian Resources |
 IIA Luncheon
March 12, 2013
11:30 am – 1:40pm
Lifeway Christian Resources
CPE 2.0 hours








Speaker:  Brett Williams, CPA and Jennifer Jones, CIA, CFE, CRMA 
 Registration Deadline:  3/5/2013 at12 pm  
Topic:  SOC Reporting
  • Special Attestation Reports Overview
  • Deep Dive into SOC 2 and 3 Reports
  • How to Determine which SOC report is right for you
  • Guide to Understanding SOC 1 Reports
  • Lessons Learned from SOC 2 Reports (including challenges and solutions)

Brett Williams, CPA
Grant Thornton Southeast Special Attestation Reports and Atlanta Marketplace Leader, Business Advisory Services
Brett is a Partner, Business Advisory Services Atlanta Marketplace Leader, and Special Attestation Reports Leader for the Southeast Region at Grant Thornton. He has over 15 years of experience in audit, risk services, and management consulting, including experience in leading Special Attestation Reports (i.e. SAS 70, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, AT 601, and AT 101 reports), in providing partner oversight for over 75 annual Special Attestation Reports, and in leading internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley-related engagements including Section 404 support and corporate governance. Brett has worked with companies in various industries including consumer business, financial services, professional services, technology, healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, and not-for profit. Brett is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Georgia, Washington D.C., and Alabama.
Jennifer Jones, CIA, CFE, CRMA
Grant Thornton Business Advisory Services Experienced Manager
Jennifer is an Experienced Manager in Grant Thornton’s Southeast Region Business Advisory Services practice specializing in Special Attestation Reports, internal audit, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance engagements. Jennifer has provided these services to clients within the financial services, healthcare, technology, real estate, not-for-profit, and manufacturing industries. While managing these engagements, Jennifer is primarily responsible for managing staff members as they document and test controls in order to evaluate their adequacy and effectiveness, identifying and resolving deficiencies, reviewing final workpapers, and issuing final reports.