Paul Perry has been with the Firm since 2004 and is a Member and the practice leader of the Security, Risk and Controls Group. Paul and his team focus on cybersecurity, information technology related projects, risk assessments, internal controls, internal audit and control-related projects, including System and Organization Control engagements.

Paul is also the leader of the Firm’s Data Analysis Group, a team of individuals within the Firm who provide data analysis solutions to both internal and external clients. For more than 11 years, he specialized in auditing and assurance services. Paul has extensive experience serving clients in the nonprofit, governmental, financial, insurance and healthcare facilities/hospital industries during this time. Paul has earned the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) certification. This credential is awarded to CPAs who possess both information technology and business expertise.

Paul is also a published author, columnist and regular speaker on topics such as data analysis, internal controls and information technology. In the last three years, Paul has performed more than 40 external presentations on a wide variety of technology and control related topics to groups including the ASCPA, HFMA, IIA and ISACA.


  • Bachelor in Business Administration, Accounting and Information Systems emphasis Troy University, Troy, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Troy University Sorrell College of Business, Executive Advisory Council Member

Ask Me About

  • Specializing in accounting and financial reporting issues for health care entities
  • Providing clients with advice on improvements to internal controls
  • Ways to gain efficiencies through Excel and data extraction software
  • My appreciation for cycling, golfing and bowling
  • Why food banks and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society are my favorite charities
  • My experience as a limousine driver