CPA, CISA, CFE
Robert Emrich is a primary Shareholder of Risk Alchemy, LLC (Wilmington, DE) and is a hands-on Risk Alchemist specializing in (cyber) Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC), Fraud and Forensics, Third Party Vendor Risk and Systems Implementation Project Management. Sectors of focus include: financial services, insurance (life, health, P&C and specialty), healthcare (hospital / clinical), retail (on-line / premise), higher education and defense manufacturing. Security and risk frameworks he actively utilizes for assessments and client consultations include: NIST 800-171 / 53 / DFARS 7012, COBIT, COSO, ITIL, SOX, SOC1 / SOC2, HI-TECH and PCI. Clients have included the U.S. Navy and comparable government entities, sub-prime defense contractors with CUI / CDI protection needs, wholesale and retail financial institutions, insurance companies, hospitals and boutique internet retail firms.
In his 20+ years of experience, Rob managed large projects in the Compliance, Operational and Technology spaces for three of the Top-5 financial institutions in the world. He previously held leadership and consulting roles at two of the Big-4 accounting firms and one of the top-20 regional accounting and consulting firm in the US. His team functioned as the financial examiners for two large state insurance departments under the National Association of Insurance Companies (NAIC) examination standards. He holds an Associates in Business Administration from Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), an Undergraduate in Accounting from Penn State University and a Master of Business Administration in Management from La Salle University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He is an active board member at Penn State University and the HACC Foundation Board.
With over 32 years of IT experience, Glenn has a diverse skill set with hands-on expertise in hardware, software, network, security, data center operations, systems engineering, and software engineering. Glenn was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Amber Road, Inc., an independent, publicly-traded, US-based software company with employees and offices in the U.S., India, China, and Germany. As CIO Glenn Gorman was responsible for Amber Road’s global cloud hosting and IT infrastructure and operations, corporate-wide IT, disaster recovery, business continuity, data privacy, and the company’s global information security management program. Glenn was responsible for establishing and maintaining Amber Road’s SOC 2 and GDPR programs and setting the company’s NIST/ISO27001 based information security policies. Before CIO, Glenn was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Amber Road, responsible for the company’s software engineering and quality assurance departments. Before Amber Road, Glenn worked for Management Dynamics and Celarix as CTO and IBM serving as a liaison between the field support and IBM’s development labs.
Randy is a Director for Risk to Reward (R2R Inc.), specializing in Information Technology (IT) Audit. He assists banks and other financial institutions with IT security audits, Penetration testing, Cybersecurity, IT risk assessments, Information Security, Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity, and BSA/AML Data Validation.
PROFESSIONAL & BUSINESS HISTORY
Randy has been supervising and performing IT security and audit engagements for 25 years. Prior to joining R2R, Randy served as the IT practice leader for a regional internal audit and risk management firm. He was responsible for managing all IT audit engagements in the Mid-Atlantic. He also supervised and managed engagements for MBNA America Bank, Bank One, PwC and the United States Postal Service Inspector General’s Office. He began his professional career as a civilian auditor with the United States Air Force Audit Agency where he performed audits on weapons and financial systems.Randy has authored numerous articles in professional journals such as Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers’ Transactions magazine, the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association newsletter, and the EDP Audit, Control, and Security newsletter
BS Accounting and Finance, Liberty University
MSBA, IT Audit, California PolyTechnic University