Centri Welcomes Rich Sowalsky as Director
Philadelphia, PA – April 14, 2022 – Centri Business Consulting, LLC is excited to announce the addition of a new Director, Rich Sowalsky, to the firm. He brings over 13 years of combined experience in internal control consulting, IT risk and cybersecurity advisory, and risk-based internal audits and accounting. In his role at Centri, Rich will provide a variety of risk advisory and compliance services for clients across various industries with a focus on IT risk and cybersecurity.
“Rich brings extensive experience in risk advisory and deep expertise in IT and cybersecurity- a top priority for our clients”, says Michael Aiello, Centri’s CEO & Managing Partner. “He will be a great asset to our Risk Advisory practice and I’m excited to see him build out our services to support our clients’ success and our firm’s growth.”
Prior to joining Centri, Rich was a Senior Manager at Baker Tilly US, LLP within their Risk Advisory practice. There he assisted clients of various sizes and industries by providing IT and operational internal audit services, System and Organization Control (SOC 1® and SOC 2®) reporting, and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 compliance (including SOX controls integration and maintenance of a Fortune 200 Company). He also performed control assessments, HIPAA risk assessments, IT governance and asset management assessments, various cybersecurity assessments, IT General Controls reviews, and NAIC Regulatory Risk-Based Examinations.
Rich began his career at CIGNA Healthcare (Insurance) and held positions as an Internal Auditor and Accounting Senior Associate. As an Internal Auditor, he performed various internal audits and SOX testing. In his Accounting Senior Associate role, he performed statutory and GAAP financial reporting for HMOs.
Rich received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Rich is a member of ISACA (formerly Information Systems Audit and Control Association), the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).
About Centri Business Consulting, LLC
Centri Business Consulting provides the highest quality advisory consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their reporting demands. Centri specializes in financial reporting, internal controls, technical accounting research, valuation, mergers & acquisitions, and tax, CFO and HR advisory services for companies of various sizes and industries. From complex technical accounting transactions to monthly financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization the specialized expertise and multilayered skillsets to ensure the project is completed timely and accurately.
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