Announcements

New York, October 15, 2018

Accume Partners appointed Michael R. Fiore as the firm’s IT Internal Audit Practice Leader.

“Michael was selected because of his expertise in IT Audit and Cybersecurity, as well as his ability to successfully cultivate and manage client relationships while demonstrating active leadership. Additionally, Michael’s performance in project management and maximizing service delivery efficiency continues to improve both internal and external client satisfaction,” said David Roath, CEO of Accume Partners.  Fiore’s appointment reflects Accume Partners’ increased focus on information technology risk management, assurance, and compliance.  The markets that Accume serves are increasingly concerned with leveraging the capabilities of technology and cloud computing while effectively managing the risks and cybersecurity threat to the business.

Prior to joining Accume Partners, Fiore served eight years at CBIZ Risk & Advisory Services, LLC as the Managing Director & Information Technology Audit & Compliance Services Practice Leader. He served as the industry leader for Financial Services, Insurance, Public Sector/Government, Professional Services, and Technology industries.  He implemented a Cybersecurity Risk service line and led a team of professionals who performed security vulnerability assessments including penetration testing/vulnerability assessments, cybersecurity risk and control assessments, vendor management/cloud computing security, software development life cycle (SDLC) and HIPAA/GLBA compliance.

Before that, Fiore spent nine years at Ernst & Young LLP as a Senior Manager in the Technology & Security Risk Services practice.  Fiore served as the industry leader for the Real Estate, Financial Services/Insurance, and Government/Public Sector industries.  Fiore’s career started in banking where he spent his first 20 years with NatWest Bancorp as the head of Corporate IT Internal Audit.

Commenting on his new role, Fiore said, “I am looking forward to working with a great team of talented professionals and utilizing my strong client relationship skills to assist Accume in building the strategic growth goals we set for ourselves. It’s going to be a lot of fun!  I look forward to making a meaningful and lasting impact at Accume and at the clients and markets we serve.”

About Accume Partners

Since 1994, Accume Partners has been a trusted advisor that serves clients by delivering integrated Risk & Regulatory, Internal Audit, and Cybersecurity & Privacy solutions to help manage uncertainty and drive business value. Through these key areas of focus, Accume remains at the forefront of changing needs and regulations of its clients, bringing balanced perspectives and specialized knowledge necessary to serve today’s banks and financial institutions.

Acquisition accelerates market position in Risk & Regulatory, Internal Audit, and Cybersecurity & Privacy Solutions
New York, NY, August 6, 2018 – Accume Partners, a leading advisor that delivers Risk & Regulatory, Internal Audit, and Cybersecurity & Privacy solutions, today announced the acquisition of Network Security Services, Inc. (NSS), a prominent provider of information technology auditing and cybersecurity related services. Driven by strong demand from its clients, the acquisition of NSS is the third cyber-security related transaction in recent years by Accume Partners. Accume Partners is widely-recognized for being the largest independent provider of such services to banks and financial institutions nationally, and the addition of Network Security Services provides the continued growth and innovation in serving the ever-changing needs of its clients.

Dave Roath, Chief Executive Officer of Accume Partners said, “We are excited about the acquisition of Network Security Services. Their experience and expertise in providing information technology auditing, managed services, compliance and consulting services to clients provides an important continuation and evolution of our strategic direction to meet the needs of our clients in the dynamic and complex business, regulatory, and information technology environments. We look forward to continuing our path of excellence and innovation in serving the needs of existing Network Security Services clients as well as those of Accume Partners.”

“NSS is excited to be teaming up with Accume Partners,” Glenn Kramer, President of Network Security Services said. “We’ve been searching for a partner that could provide the extended range of services that are now required to maintain contemporary security and compliance support for our clients. Accume Partners’ experience in serving the needs of their clients and track record for growth and innovation in meeting those needs, will provide an important continuation of our existing strategic direction. NSS looks forward to contributing to the continued success of Accume Partners.”

About Network Security Services
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, Network Security Services specializes in providing an innovative range of IT security and compliance offerings for small and medium-sized financial service organizations.

About Accume Partners
Accume Partners is the largest independent national provider of Risk & Regulatory, Internal Audit, Cybersecurity & Privacy solutions to the banking, financial, and non-financial services industries.Through these key areas of focus, Accume Partners is able to remain at the forefront of changing needs and regulations of its clients while bringing balanced perspectives and specialized knowledge necessary to serve today’s complex businesses and organizations.

Sep 20, 2017

NEW YORK – ( BUSINESS WIRE ) – – Accume Partners announced today that it has hired David Roath as the firm’s new Chief Executive Officer.

“Dave Roath was selected due to his broad risk assurance, regulatory, and technical expertise coupled with his strong background of leading and managing global engagements which will set the standards at Accume and help maintain the firm’s leadership position as a trusted provider for years to come,” said Romir Bosu, CEO of Nadavon Capital Partners and the majority owner of Accume Partners.

Prior to joining Accume Partners, Roath was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP his entire professional career where he rose through the ranks becoming partner in 2001 and most recently established and grew PwC’s National IT Risk & Security Assurance practice. He brings an energetic leadership style to Accume as well as his risk assurance expertise with a strong background in internal audit, regulatory and compliance, advisory, IT risk and cybersecurity. Roath worked with various sector specific financial services regulators and worked with the FBI on several initiatives. He will guide a firm of internal audit, compliance, and technical experts who are currently serving over 500 clients across 40 states.

Over his career, Roath worked with a broad variety of clients ranging from large and small financial institutions, including: banking and capital markets, asset management (family office, hedge funds, and private equity), insurance companies, FinTech, exchanges, and other non-financial services sector clients within retail and consumer, technology, industrial products, health care, pharmaceutical, entertainment, media, and communications, higher education, and private company services.

Commenting on his new role, Roath said, “I am looking forward to guiding the strategic growth of Accume Partners by leveraging various tactics that have proven successful over my career and most recently growing a national practice from the ground up at a Big 4.”

Apr 17, 2018
02:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time

NEW YORK – ( BUSINESS WIRE ) – – Accume Partners announced today that it has hired Sanjay Bobby Marwaha as the firm’s US Risk and Regulatory Advisory Practice Leader.

“Marwaha was selected due to his broad risk, regulatory, and technical expertise coupled with his strong background of leading and managing teams, engagements and client relationships, which will set the standards at Accume and help maintain the firm’s leadership position as a trusted advisory firm for years to come,” said David Roath, CEO of Accume Partners.

Prior to joining Accume, Marwaha most recently was at BDO where he grew and was the Leader of the Risk Advisory Financial Services Practice, member of the National Banking Executive Committee, Co-Leader of the National Banking Business Development Committee, and Blockchain Co-Leader. In addition, he was at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he rose through the ranks to become the Chief of Staff and a leader in the Governance, Risk and Compliance Practice along with a member of the Diamond Leadership Team. He also previously worked for JPMorgan Chase and General Motors Asset Management.

Marwaha brings a collaborative and results oriented leadership style to Accume as well as his strong background in internal audit, regulatory compliance, enterprise risk management, business process management, information technology, blockchain, and program management. Over his career, he worked with a broad variety of clients ranging from large and small financial institutions, including: banking and capital markets, asset management (family office, hedge funds, and private equity), insurance companies, FinTech, exchanges, and other non-financial services sector clients within retail and consumer, technology, industrial products, health care, pharmaceutical, entertainment, media, and communications, higher education, private company services, and non-profits.

He is highly successful at working closely with Board Members, Audit Committees, C-suite, and senior executives. He will guide a Practice of Risk and Regulatory experts who are currently serving over 500 clients across 40 states.

Commenting on his new role, Marwaha said, “I am looking forward to guiding the strategic growth of Accume Partners by leveraging my experience in building practices that have proven successful over my career from the ground up at two of the largest top five service firms in the world.”

About Accume Partners

Since 1994, Accume Partners has been providing internal audit, regulatory compliance, enterprise risk management, business process management, program management, cyber-security, and IT risk services to organizations. Through these key areas of focus, Accume is able to remain at the forefront of changing needs and regulations of its clients, bring balanced perspectives and the specialized knowledge necessary to serve today’s institutions.

Contacts
Accume Partners
Dana DiBerardino, 856-793-1586

 

May 20, 2018

Accume Partners Acquires Aporia Solutions Acquisition strengthens market position and technology audit capabilities

New York, NY, March 20, 2017 – Accume Partners, a leading provider of audit, technology, compliance, enterprise risk, and cybersecurity services principally to the banking and financial services industry, today announced the acquisition of Aporia Solutions, a leading provider of technology and information system auditing and cybersecurity services. Accume Partners is recognized for being the largest independent provider of such services to banks and financial institutions nationally, and the addition of Aporia Solutions sets the foundation for continued growth and innovation in serving the ever changing needs of its clients. Managing Partners Kjerstin Barley and Matt Stander will join the leadership team of Accume Partners continuing to provide excellent service to the existing Aporia Solutions clients.<br/>

This is Accume Partners’ second acquisition in the technology and cybersecurity space in 18 months. The newly acquired firm brings a team of professionals that is amongst the most experienced in the industry and focuses on banking and financial services clients.

Kjerstin Barley, Managing Partner of Aporia Solutions, said, “We are thrilled to be teaming with Accume Partners. Their experience in serving the needs of clients, and track record for growth and innovation in meeting those needs, provides an important continuation of our existing strategic direction. We look forward to continuing our path of excellence and innovation in serving the needs of our existing clients as well as contributing to the future of Accume Partners.”

“With this combination, clients can expect continued commitment to the service excellence Aporia Solutions has delivered for years with an increased range of audit and compliance services, delivered by a firm with a 23 year legacy of high quality service and an unrivalled reputation.” said Matt Stander, Managing Partner of Aporia Solutions.

About Aporia Solutions

Formed in 2001 and headquartered in Houston, Aporia Solutions provides audits and assessments in the areas of technology, information systems and cybersecurity principally to banks and credit unions in the South and Central United States.

Since its inception, Aporia Solutions has focused on providing clients with peace of mind knowing that their systems are protected, the institution will be confident and prepared for the next IT exam, and that there are no surprises for management regarding policies and procedures. Aporia Solutions offers a unique combination of technical expertise, audit proficiency, and banking experience.

About Accume Partners

Accume Partners is the largest independent national provider of internal audit, technology risk, regulatory compliance, enterprise risk, and cybersecurity services to the banking and financial services industry.

Through these key areas of focus, Accume Partners is able to remain at the forefront of changing needs and regulations of its clients, bring balanced perspectives and the specialized knowledge necessary to serve today’s complex businesses and organizations.

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