WYOMISSING, PA (January 11, 2022) – RKL LLP is pleased to announce the admission of Michael T. McAllister, CPA.CITP, CISA, to the firm partnership, effective January 1, 2022. McAllister was named a partner in RKL’s Audit Services Group and continues to lead the firm’s Information Systems (IS) Assurance and Advisory Services Practice.
“Michael is a respected security and technology expert who supports regional business leaders as they navigate an increasingly complex environment,” said RKL CEO Ed Monborne. “We’re proud to admit Michael to the firm partnership and position him to help even more organizations in a wide range of industries reduce risk, improve effectiveness and get ready for what’s next.”
Since joining RKL in October 2019, McAllister broadened the firm’s lineup of IS assurance and advisory services to include IT governance, reevaluation and design; System and Organization Controls (SOC) reporting and readiness; cybersecurity assessments; business continuity planning and recovery support; network security and vulnerability testing; and QA/IV&V (Quality Assurance, Independent Verification and Validation) engagements.
Throughout his 25-year career in accounting and computer science, McAllister has focused on strengthening internal controls for clients in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail, technology and financial services, and implementing comprehensive risk management across their full technology infrastructure.
A Certified Public Accountant licensed in Pennsylvania, McAllister is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He holds the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credentials.
McAllister earned his B.S. in Accounting with a minor in Computer Science from Kutztown University and Penn State University. He resides in Schaefferstown with his wife and family.