RyanSharkey adds partner to internal audit, business advisory practice

RyanSharkey, a Reston, VA-based CPA and consulting firm, recently announced the addition of Paul Joseph "P.J." Warwick, CIA, CIPP, CISSP to its partner group.

In Warwick's new role as partner in RyanSharkey's Internal Audit and Business Advisory Services practice, he will lead engagement teams providing high quality Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, enterprise risk assessment, and internal audit outsourcing and co-sourcing services. In particular, he offers leadership and expertise in a variety of technology risk matters, including information technology auditing, information security, privacy, business continuity and disaster recovery, financial and business system controls, system implementations, and change management.

"We are excited to have P.J. on our team and look forward to the expanded capabilities he brings to our client base," said Edward Ryan, managing partner of RyanSharkey. "I am confident his expertise will lead to the growth of our practice and firm, as well as an even higher level of service for our clients."

Warwick brings 15 years of experience in the internal audit and information systems arenas. Prior to joining RyanSharkey, he served as a director at Baker Tilly (formerly Beers + Cutler), where he worked for five years. Warwick also has served in managerial roles for Freddie Mac and Arthur Andersen, LLP/Protiviti, as well as an outsourcing liaison at Wachovia Bank.

Warwick is a 1994 graduate of the University of Richmond, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He is a member of the University of Richmond Alumni Association. Warwick's professional memberships include the Institute of Internal Auditors, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, and International Association of Privacy Professionals. He currently resides in Ashburn, Virginia, with his wife, Laurie, and their two sons.

About RyanSharkey:

As one of the 50 largest accounting and consulting firms in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, RyanSharkey provides a broad range of traditional accounting and tax services, as well as technical advisory services, including: Assurance, SEC reporting, Internal Audit and Business Advisory Services, Business Tax Consulting and Compliance, FAS 109 and Individual Tax. The firm's staff of more than 30 professionals, including five partners, maintains expertise throughout various industries such as government contracting, construction, professional services, technology and software development, and telecommunication. As an Independent Member of the BDO Seidman Alliance, RyanSharkey has full access to the national and worldwide resources of one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in the world.

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