Neha Patel, CPA, CISA, has nearly 14 years of experience in public accounting and internal audits, with an emphasis on governance, risk and compliance projects. She specializes in delivering system and organization control (SOC) audits, IT audit services and other technology consulting services. She has extensive experience leading outsourced and co-sourced internal audit engagements for publicly traded and privately held companies across multiple industries, from financial services to oil and gas. As the firm methodology leader for SOC audits, she is deeply experienced with the integration of financial reporting and technology services.
Neha is an active participant in numerous industry associations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), ISACA and the Texas Bankers Association (TBA); and she speaks frequently on the subject of third-party risk assessment, effective vendor management and SOC reporting. She earned a master's in professional accounting and a bachelor of business administration in accounting with a minor in management information systems from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.