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28 | Th e M Rep o RT Special Advertorial Section ComplianCe Company Guide A-lign COMPANY DESCRIPTION A-lign is an industry-leading and cost-effective compliance, audit, and information security solutions firm. A-lign has extensive experience providing SSAE 16 examinations, ISO 27001 certifications, SOC 2, and penetration testing services as well as CFPB preparation exams to the mortgage servicing industry. Stress free compliance is the company's mantra. A-lign understands clients have a business to run and need this work done quickly and without disruption. A-lign's industry-leading expertise, flexibility, and cost-effective pricing makes them the firm of choice. Clients can trust that A-lign's delivery team has the extensive experience in the auditing, compliance, and security fields to deliver results. A-lign employs licensed CPAs and information security specialists. A-lign has served more than 300 clients ranging from Fortune 500 to start-up companies, retains 98 percent of its clients from year-to-year, and maintains an excellent customer satisfaction rating of five stars. Let A-lign be your trusted advisor and they will earn your confidence every day. COMPANY HISTORY A-lign was established by Scott Price to reduce the stress, confusion, and cost associated with complex compliance standards. Price, who is widely recognized as one of the most experienced SAS 70/SSAE 16/SOC auditors in the world, assembled a team of industry-leading professionals in the regulatory, information security, and compliance industry. A-lign's vision is to be the firm of choice for companies seeking regulatory and customer compliance solutions. BUSINESS LINES, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS • SOC 1: SSAE 16 examinations • SOC 2: AT 101 services • PCI DSS assessment services • ISO 27001 certifications • FISMA security assessments • CFPB exam readiness assessments • FedRAMP security assessments • HIPAA/HITECH services • Penetration testing and vulnerability assessments GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE AREA: A-lign serves clients across the United States, Canada, and internationally. A-lign's corporate office is based in Tampa, Florida, and its audit teams are located in major cities including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, New York, and San Francisco. A-lign does not charge its clients for travel expenses, allowing them to cost-effectively provide its services coast to coast. KEY BENEfITS TO COMPANIES: • Reduce risk • Achieve stress-free compliance • Fixed competitive pricing • Executive-level involvement • Excellent client satisfaction • Year-round service COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE A-lign's depth of experience, flexibility, and affordability are unsurpassed in the professional services industry. A-lign understands clients' unique needs and performs comprehensive assessments that minimize the impact to the organization's daily routine. Reports are delivered in a timely manner and clients can trust that the company will help mitigate their risk and showcase their compliance with utmost professionalism. ADDED VALUE TO CLIENTS A-lign's long-term commitment as its clients trusted advisor coupled with leading-edge methodology results in the best value in the industry. KEYS TO SUCCESS A-lign's passionate commitment to being the top experts in the field, paired with a relentless focus, help their clients to succeed. "When you engage us, we become part of your team. You can put your trust in us. It is not enough to exceed our clients' expectations; we must also exceed our own expectations."—Scott Price, Managing Director INDUSTRY AwARDS, ACCOLADES AND MILESTONES • Scott Price and Neil Gonsalves have been given the honor of being selected by the AICPA as instructors to teach SOC standards to their peers across the country. • A-lign professionals have collectively performed more than 3,500 SOC examinations. • A-lign maintains a client retention rate exceeding 98 percent, which is unprecedented in this industry. • A-lign acheives a consistent five-star client satisfaction rating year after year. • A-lign's growth rate averages nearly 150 percent annually, making it one of the fastest-growing CPA firms in the United States. key personnel Scott Price Managing Director Gene Geiger Director of Security and Compliance Services Neil Gonsalves Director of Assurance and Compliance Services Tara Leberman Director of Assurance and Compliance Services Edward Valaitis Director of Strategic Development staffing 40+ employees contact information 2202 N. Westshore Blvd. Suite 200 Tampa, FL 33607 Phone: 888.702.5446 Email: web:

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