Instructor Biography

Bryan Smith, CPA, CITP, CIS

Bryan serves as a trusted adviser to CPAs in public accounting, as well as business and industry, on all aspects of information technology. Bryan’s expertise includes in-depth knowledge of paperless work flow solutions, the impact of technology on internal controls, strategic IT infrastructure design and information security best practices. As a nationally recognized author and presenter on information technology issues impacting CPAs, Bryan is passionate about the opportunities for CPAs to benefit from safe and secure computing. Qualifications and Experience: •Leadership role in IT consulting services for a top 10 and two top 100 firms over the past 25 years. •Nationally recognized speaker on technology issues impacting the CPA profession, with an emphasis on internal controls, disaster recovery planning and information security. •Specialized knowledge in project management systems •Charter member of the Masters of Science in Information Assurance (MISA), Walsh College, Troy, Michigan •Treasurer of the Microsoft Project Users Group - Michigan •Member of the AICPA CITP (Certified Information technology Professional) Credential Committee •Past Chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs Information Technology Committee and Leadership Committee