“Our clients sleep better when their operations are safer, more efficient and in compliance. When that’s the case, their whole business runs with more confidence.”
Robert leads our Risk Management practice, offering Service Organization Controls (SOC) and data security services. He has performed technology consulting and audit services for more than 15 years, helping organizations of various sizes and types strengthen their internal controls. Prior to joining Barnes Dennig, he managed an Information Systems Risk Management practice for an international CPA firm.
In addition to being a CPA, Robert has earned the designations of Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP). He has extensive experience helping enterprises manage risk through technology audits and service organization controls (SOC) reporting. Robert has helped improve information systems for public companies like IBM and small local nonprofits using QuickBooks. He is a former member of the FBI’s InfraGard, and has been deemed a peer review program SOC Specialist by the AICPA. He has helped businesses with PCI, HIPAA, HITRUST, SOC and GDPR compliance for many years. He also drafted the first HMIS attestation guide.
Robert leads Barnes Dennig’s performance of SOC reports in healthcare (including HITRUST), financial services, TPAs and cloud-based software vendors. Robert is a Certified Common Security Framework (CSF) Practitioner.
Robert graduated in 1992 with Distinction from Indiana University earning a B.S. in Accounting and a concentration in Sociology. He is a frequent presenter for the AICPA and ISACA, and has served on many local boards of directors, including currently as president of the Cincinnati Chapter of ISACA. He is also a member of the AICPA’s Trust Information Integrity Task Force, and participates in the AICPA’s SOC School and the HITRUST Academy.