Nick is a Principal in the Business Advisory Group and leads the IT Risk Assurance & Advisory practice. He has more than 20 years of experience providing IT compliance and cybersecurity expertise to clients. Nick's experience includes over 10 years leading IT audit and advisory teams. He has worked with organizations across a variety of industries to assess and improve internal controls, cybersecurity, and IT compliance efforts. Additionally, Nick has over seven years of experience as an IT Operations Manager for an international publicly-traded midcap company. He also has significant experience working with defense contractors and advising them on NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance. DGC is a cleared C3PAO for defense contractor CMMC assessments.
Nick understands firsthand the concerns and constraints that organizations face when managing their IT departments. His experience enables him to make recommendations that are realistic and feasible to implement.
Nick is a frequent contributor to industry and trade publications on topics such as cybersecurity, third-party risk, and regulatory compliance, among others. He is a graduate of Suffolk University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Computer Information Systems and Finance, and a graduate of the IE Brown Executive MBA program, jointly administered by Brown University and IE Business School in Spain.
Nick also holds several leading certifications including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE), Security+, and the AICPA's SOC for Service Organizations Advanced Practitioner, among others.
Information Systems Audit and Control Association Member
InfraGard - Patriots Circle Member
National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) - New England Chapter Board of Directors