Buffalo, NY – Freed Maxick has appointed David J. Hansen, CPA, CISA, QSA to Director. Hansen is located in the Firm’s Rochester office and joined the practice in 2007.
He has a broad background, specializing in both financial and technical control reviews, Sarbanes-Oxley engagements and other risk advisory and assurance projects and serves as the methodology and practice lead for Freed Maxick’s System and Organization Control (SOC) reporting services, Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance practice. Hansen also works with companies both small and large including commercial banks, publicly traded companies, and other highly regulated entities, both internationally and domestically from an assurance and advisory perspective.
In addition to practice oversight, Hansen is heavily involved in the planning, execution and completion of various SOC, PCI and IT and financial consulting engagements for clients operating in a variety of industries, including technology services, higher education, government, manufacturing, health care and financial services. He advises companies both small and large, including commercial banks, publicly traded companies, and other highly regulated entities, both internationally and domestically.
“With a strong work ethic and a talented team of professionals behind you, one can accomplish anything – which I have experienced firsthand. I’ve always lived by the idea to do right by your colleagues and clients, and a trusted relationship will follow along to a bright future.
When you find a place that cares about you, you naturally care about it and it becomes a second home that you want to build bigger and better. I’m fortunate to have found that place, and am looking forward to my new role as Director at the Firm,” says Hansen.
Prior to his career with the Firm, Hansen worked at a multinational-company in their global IT Audit function where he participated in several multinational internal audit engagements, including Sarbanes-Oxley reviews, and commonly served as a facilitator with members of the business community and the organization’s external auditors.
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