Ken is a partner in our Risk Assurance (RA) practice where he currently serves as the US assurance leader for our Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) practice. Before taking on this role, Ken was the West Region Risk Assurance leader and the Risk Assurance team leader for our Southern California/Phoenix market.
In his national GRC role, Ken and his team work with companies to help them understand and address their concerns around GRC. This includes areas such as ethics and compliance programs, industry-specific regulatory compliance, IT-governance, enterprise risk management, business continuity management, streamlining global compliance requirements, and operational and financial risk management. The ultimate goal of an effective GRC program is to improve strategic planning and operational decision making across an organization.
Ken has approximately 20 years of experience working in the area of risk and controls. He has also worked in four PwC offices and, as such, his client focus spans a number of industries including: automotive, entertainment, technology, utility, industrial products, retail & consumer, gaming and consumer products. This broad range of experience demonstrates Ken's ability to adapt to new situations to bring his relevant risk and controls expertise to bear.
Prior to joining our Risk Assurance practice, Ken was a PwC external audit partner serving both public and private companies. His clients have ranged from Fortune 50 size companies to smaller, middle-market companies. He has also served as the engagement partner for internal audit outsourcing engagements.