I.S. Partners is excited to announce our growth and expansion. Recently, we have added both new services and new employees to best provide for our clients.

We are very happy to announce the addition of Mark Walters, Kevin Patterson and Frank DiPaolo to our growing team. According to Partner, Bernie Gallagher, “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle… To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” All of us at I.S. Partners take pride in our recent hires.

Introducing Senior Auditor, Mark Walters

Mark Walters is a Senior Auditor with 10 years in the Internal Audit field with multiple years being involved in various levels of IT auditing. Prior to IS Partners, LLC, Mark was employed as an Senior Auditor and IT Auditor for Capital BlueCross. Mark’s specialties are internal controls, data analytics, and operational and compliance reviews. He is experienced in performing Risk Assessments, handling confidential information, data mining and analysis, performing value added business information through data analytics. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science from University of Pittsburgh and has a certification in Data Analytics from ACL, Inc., and National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Food Safety Manager.

Introducing Staff Auditor, Kevin Patterson

Kevin Patterson is a Staff Auditor with years’ experience in the Internal Auditing field. Prior to his employment at IS Partners, Kevin worked as a Staff Auditor in the Internal Audit function at Aqua America, Inc. and The Bryn Mawr Trust Company. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a concentration in both Finance and Accounting from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Introducing Business Development Associate, Frank DiPaolo

Frank DiPaolo is a business development associate that was added to our team to help with the recent expansion. Frank has 20 plus years of accounting, auditing, and business development experience. Frank has a wide array of experience in publicly traded, privately held, and startup companies. He is experienced with building and maintaining relationships as well as driving new business. Frank holds a bachelors of Science in Accounting and Finance from LaSalle University.

Becoming Your Trusted Compliance Partner: The Services We’ve Added

In addition to new employees, we have also added new services.

California Consumer Privacy Act

We recently added California Consumer Privacy act and the Third-Party Risk Assessments to our expansive list of service offerings. You might be asking yourself, what is the California Consumer Privacy act? The CCPA gives California consumers the right to demand to know about all of the information that a company collects and stores about them. Additionally, the customer has the right to know about any third parties with whom the company has shared their personal information. Finally, the new California law allows consumers to sue a company if they feel that privacy guidelines have been violated, even if there has been no data breach.

Third Party Risk Management

You might be thinking, how can I.S. Partners, help me with my Third-Party Risk Management needs? We can help with your organization’s third-party risk management needs in a variety of ways, including assisting you in developing a third-party risk management function, specifically tailored to your organization. Monitoring and assessment of third-party’s risk profile and any potential areas of vulnerability. Augmenting your organization’s current third-party management function by performing third-party risk assessments, following your vendor evaluation framework. Performing onsite third-party risk assessments, as required by your current process. Preparing and performing your third-party risk management process.

Continued Movement in the Right Direction Towards Compliance

Our goal at I.S. Partners, LLC is to help provide audits and services to provide proof of successful business practices. Bernie Gallagher always says, “at I.S. Partners we believe what is important is not so much where we stand but in what direction we are moving.” Let’s all move together in the right direction. Please contact our knowledgeable sales team at (866) 335-6235.

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