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Rick Barrow

Managing Director

Rick specializes in business process improvements, internal audit consulting, compliance, ERP advisory engagements, and internal control reviews. He has over 20 years of experience in public accounting, auditing, information systems, and advisory work in the consumer markets, manufacturing, accounting, and government sectors.

Throughout his career, Rick has held senior management and project director roles with responsibility for planning, budgeting, executing, testing and delivering software implementations, information technology project assessments, and controls risk assessments and recommendations. He also helped develop business systems controls methodology for two Big Four accounting firms, directed efforts to develop a quarterly consolidated financial reporting process, and helped design a risk-based audit planning and project management model for a Department of Defense agency. Rick has expertise in SAP controls and security and has held a top secret clearance with the U.S. government.

Function & Specialization

  • Information technology controls
  • Software implementation including SAP
  • Business systems controls
  • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance

Representative Clients & Past Experiences

  • Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Virginia ABC Authority
  • Virginia Department for Aging
  • KPMG
  • Ernst & Young

Education, Licenses & Certifications

  • B.S., Accounting, University of South Carolina-Columbia

Professional Associations & Community Organizations

  • ASUG (Americas SAP User Group)
  • SAP GRC Forum
  • EY Advisory University