KirkpatrickPrice Hires New Director of PCI Services

Jeff Wilder, Formerly with PCI Security Standards Council, Joins KirkpatrickPrice as Director of PCI DSS Services

TAMPA, Fla. – March 3, 2016 — KirkpatrickPrice, a licensed CPA firm employing information security specialists to conduct internal control audits and provide information security and compliance consulting, announces the addition of Jeff Wilder as Director of Payment Card Industry (PCI) Services.

Jeff joins KirkpatrickPrice from the PCI Security Standards Council, where he spent over two and a half years teaching hundreds of assessors. Bringing with him almost 10 years of PCI specific experience and over 25 years within the Information Technology industry, his skill sets are specifically attuned for the payments industry. Jeff has attained numerous top industry certifications such as the CISSP, CISA, and QSA, and has assessed hundreds of organizations over the years. Everything from simple mom-and-pop shops to Fortune 100 companies. He has specific experience with the hospitality, food service, manufacturing, shipping, petroleum distribution, and financial services industries. Not only is he well certified, having unprecedented experience within this space, but his business acumen makes him a perfect match for KirkpatrickPrice and their clients.

Jeff Wilder will lead the services and delivery of all things inclusive of the Payment Card Industry. Jeff Wilder stated, “Quality of service is paramount. My goal at KirkpatrickPrice is continuing to develop the industry’s leading, world class practice while not only meeting our partners’ expectations, but exceeding them in everything we do.” Jeff will be responsible for managing the current offerings and also expanding the portfolio into the PCI PA-DSS, P2PE, and PFI space.

In addition to leading PCI Services at KirkpatrickPrice, Jeff will be delivering free educational webinars beginning this month. March 10th at 12pm CST, Jeff will be answering questions during KirkpatrickPrice’s Ask the Auditor: PCI Readiness Series – Requirement 7; understanding and restricting access to cardholder data by business need to know. Register here for this event. On March 24th at 12pm CST, Jeff will join the PCI Readiness Series to talk about Scoping. Register here for this event.

KirkpatrickPrice is a licensed CPA firm providing assurance services to over 400 clients in more than 46 states, Canada, Asia, and Europe. The firm has over 10 years of experience in information security and compliance assurance by performing assessments, audits, and tests that strengthen information security and compliance controls. KirkpatrickPrice most commonly provides advice on PCI DSS, SOC 2, SSAE 16, HIPAA, FISMA, ISO 27001, and CFPB frameworks.