Plante Moran Partner Raj Patel Named to Board of Directors of ISACA Detroit Chapter
Oct 12, 2011
Southfield, Mich.— Plante Moran, the nation’s 12th largest public accounting and business advisory firm, announces that Raj Patel, a Partner in the firm’s Technology Consulting & Solutions Group, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the ISACA® Detroit Chapter for a three year term. With 95,000 constituents in 160 countries, ISACA is a leading global provider of knowledge, certifications, advocacy and education on information systems (IS) assurance and security, enterprise governance and management of IT and IT-related risk and compliance. The Detroit Chapter sponsors local educational seminars and workshops and helps to elevate the visibility of the IS audit, control and security profession throughout the Detroit area.
Mr. Patel’s areas of expertise include information security risk assessments, information systems auditing, infrastructure security assessments, systems integration and controls and SSAE 16 reviews. He is a Chartered Certified Accountant (UK), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Mr. Patel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Missouri.
Founded in 1969, the nonprofit, independent ISACA hosts international conferences, publishes the ISACA Journal, and develops international IS auditing and control standards, which help its constituents ensure trust in, and value from, information systems. It also advances and attests IT skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor™ (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control™ (CRISC™) designations. Learn more at www.isaca.org.
Plante Moran is among the nation’s largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, providing clients with tax, audit, risk management, financial, technology, business consulting, and wealth management services. Plante & Moran has a staff of more than 1,600 professionals in 21 offices throughout Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois with international offices in Shanghai, China; Monterrey, Mexico; and Mumbai, India. Plante & Moran has been recognized by a number of organizations, including FORTUNE magazine, as one of the country’s best places to work.