CapinCrouse Expands Nonprofit Cybersecurity Expertise
CapinCrouse Expands Nonprofit Cybersecurity Expertise with Addition of Traina & Associates
Traina & Associates, a national information security audit and consulting firm, joined CapinCrouse effective January 1, 2017.
The merger allows us to provide our nonprofit clients with a broad range of information security consulting and risk management services. Traina & Associates has been providing these services to clients nationwide since 1999 with nationally recognized expertise, including regulated industries.
“The need for expert information security services is rapidly increasing as nonprofits face numerous and diverse cybersecurity threats,” said James Oberle, Partner and CEO at CapinCrouse. “Traina & Associates brings leading expertise and experience to our firm, allowing us to empower our nonprofit clients in the critical area of information systems risk management.”
The new subsidiary will operate as Traina & Associates, a CapinCrouse company.* Lisa Traina, Founder and President of Traina & Associates, and Lindsey Whinnery, Director of Program Development, serve as partners in the new subsidiary. Other key Traina associates also joined the new subsidiary.
We are excited about the expansion of our team and the ability to serve our clients with these important services. Learn more at capincrouse.com/cybersecurity.
Lisa uses her more than 30 years of experience to assist organizations in implementing measures to secure data and manage risks efficiently and effectively. Lisa is a nationally recognized speaker and author, sharing her knowledge with thousands of professionals annually to help them leverage emerging technologies and protect against cybersecurity risks. She was named to CPA Practice Advisor magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Accounting list in 2012.
Lindsey has 12 years’ experience in information security auditing and consulting services for nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, and health facilities. She stays current on changing threats, government regulations, and various organizations’ security frameworks to design audit procedures and better assist clients in implementing appropriate controls to protect against cybersecurity threats. Lindsey speaks on information security topics for various groups, including the AICPA.
*Traina & Associates is an authorized trade name of Capin Technology LLC, a subsidiary of Capin Crouse LLP.
We benefit tremendously from working with the Traina team and from the recommendations that result from our annual information security review. [The firm’s] expertise and professionalism continue to raise the bar in this field.