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The Smart Choice for Community Banks

Harriet S. Simpson, CPA/CITP, CISA, CRISC, CFE, CGMA

Professional Experience

Thirty-five years’ experience in providing external auditing, internal auditing, Information Technology (IT) examinations, electronic banking examinations, and compliance reviews to financial institution clients.

IT experience includes performing annual and quarterly data center reviews; performing IT and electronic banking examinations that provide management, the Audit Committee, the Board of Directors, and federal and state regulators with an independent view of the IT and electronic banking functions; performing Network Security Compliance reviews; providing practical guidance and recommendations for strengthening internal control and improving data processing operations; developing internal audit programs of the IT function and assisting in implementation and training of personnel; and performing Sarbanes-Oxley procedures in the area of IT and payroll.

Education

B.S., Computer Science, University of South Carolina
Master of Accountancy, University of South Carolina

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
Information Systems Audit & Control Association, Marketing Director of the SC Midlands Chapter
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners