Angela Akerman joined Warren Averett in 2013 and is a Principal in the firm’s Security, Risk and Controls Group. Prior to joining the firm, Angela had four years of public accounting experience and over 20 years of experience in administrative and accounting roles in small businesses and universities. She has extensive consulting experience in internal controls and information technology related projects serving clients in numerous industries. Angela is a subject matter expert in System and Organization Control (SOC) examinations and holds the AICPA’s Advance SOC for Service Organizations Certificate. She is a published author and speaker on SOCs and vendor management and participates in the AICPA’s SOC School annually. Angela is also the co-leader of the firm’s Women of Warren Averett Initiative and leads and presents at related events. She resides in Birmingham with her husband and two children.