Rachel Watts

Rachel prides herself in her passion for serving others and ability to develop strong relationships with her clients. Agile, intentional, organized, and strategic, she is known for creating a shared vision with stakeholders that defines project scope and milestones that meets her clients expectations. She possess experience across many industries, allowing her the ability to […]

Ross Patz, CHFI, CEH

Ross is a manager with experience in designing, troubleshooting, and managing complex IT infrastructure. With extensive experience assisting organizations with a range of IT, cybersecurity, technology, management, and related operational services.  Ross is responsible for providing day to day oversight of our consulting team to ensure the quality of the project. He has assisted many […]

Thomas Armstrong, CISA

Tom is a manager with proficient experience in business processes and information technology. Tom is specialized in the identification, assessment, mitigation and prioritization of risks and internal controls for a wide range of business cycles, information systems and corporate governance. Tom has served both public and private companies in a variety of capacities across a […]

Allison Echler, CPA

Allison provides the firm with extensive technical accounting knowledge through her years of experience in small, medium, and large organizations. She serves her clients with a wide-range of expertise in such areas as forecasting/budgeting, product costing, ledger reconciliations, process improvements, variance analyses and financial statement preparation. Allison brings a diverse accounting skill set, having assisted […]

DeAnna Bird

DeAnna Bird

As the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, DeAnna’s responsibilities include overseeing the daily operations of the Firm. DeAnna brings to the Company the ability to take the chaotic nature of consulting and put order to it. She administers a variety of areas including sales, financial strategy and growth of the business operationally, marketing, […]

Jacquie Bauereis

Enthusiastic, creative and a strategic thinker, Jacquie is responsible for building and maintaining client business associations, understanding objectives, nurturing relationships and coordinating solutions for delivery of our services. She has assisted many corporations by evaluating, developing and providing strategic business services. Clients appreciate Jacquie’s broad-based knowledge of business and her keen sense of management, as […]

Tonya Preston

Tonya’s enthusiasm and authentic personality challenges the common perception of the recruiter. By combining these traits with a keen understanding of how to cultivate lasting business relationships which benefit client, candidate, and Firm alike, she achieves great success in her role. With a background in industries as diverse as those of the clients we serve, […]

Joe Schmidt, CIA

Joe is a manager with experience in accounting, internal audit (compliance, financial, IT, and operational), external audit (financial & compliance), internal controls, compliance, financial analysis, risk management, project management, policy and procedure development, fraud investigations, financial reporting, due diligence, budgeting, team development, grant administration, city planning, economic development, and public administration.  Joe has a Master […]

Christian Salzmann

With a strong desire to serve his clients well, Christian focuses on developing quality business practices and coordinating solid solutions to assure he delivers on their expectations. With an extensive background across many industries, Christian provides a wide range of knowledge working with businesses of varying sizes and budgets to aid in accomplishing diverse organizational […]

Carly Devlin, CISA, CISSP

Carly Devlin

Carly Devlin is an experienced information technology professional who helps businesses of all sizes with technology- and audit/control-related projects. As the Managing Director of our Columbus office, Carly oversees all office activity to ensure quality of services and deliverables. She specializes in the identification and documentation of procedural inefficiencies and breakdowns, root causes, and downstream […]