Hicks expands Process, Risk & Governance practice for CPA & Advisory firm
Atlanta, GA – Frazier & Deeter, one of the nation’s largest accounting and advisory firms, announced today that Andrew Hicks, CISA, CRISC, CCSFP, HCISPP, MBA has joined the firm as National Practice Leader for HITRUST and Vice President of Risk Assurance.
“Andrew’s extensive experience with security risk and controls, particularly within the HITRUST framework, makes him an excellent addition to our team,” said Sabrina Serafin, Partner and National Practice Leader of Process, Risk & Governance. “Andrew brings our practice unparalleled knowledge of HITRUST that will provide great value to our clients across the nation.”
Hicks brings nearly two decades of experience to Frazier & Deeter’s Process, Risk & Governance practice. He specializes in working with organizations to adopt, implement and manage information security programs, specifically in regards to HITRUST, HIPAA regulatory compliance, risk management and SOC examination procedures. Hicks’ deep knowledge of the healthcare marketplace will also enable Frazier & Deeter to enhance its existing assessment and advisory services to overcome information security compliance and regulation challenges.
“It is exciting to contribute to a rapidly growing firm like Frazier & Deeter,” said Hicks. “My experience in the healthcare and security industry spaces will help our team accelerate growth while continuing to deliver exceptional client satisfaction.”
“I’ve had the pleasure of working with hundreds of organizations looking to overcome regulatory and compliance challenges,” noted Hicks. “What interests me most about FD is taking my knowledge of the marketplace and investing in innovative solutions that create tremendous customer value, while simplifying the compliance journey.”
Prior to joining the firm, Hicks was Vice President of Healthcare Services at Coalfire. In that role, he successfully built a national practice by developing sales, marketing and delivery strategies centered on solving customer challenges. Earlier in his career he worked with a variety of organizations and industries in the areas of information system security and compliance.
Hicks has an MBA in Organizational Leadership from The University of Findlay, and a BSBA in Management Information Systems from Bowling Green State University.
About Frazier & Deeter
Frazier & Deeter is a nationally recognized CPA and advisory firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Frazier & Deeter and its FD family of brands have nine offices across the United States and one in the United Kingdom. The firm has been recognized repeatedly as a Best of the Best Accounting firm, a Best Firm to Work For in the U.S. and a Best Firm for Women in Leadership. The firm provides a wide range of tax, audit, accounting and advisory services to help clients reach their unique financial goals. Frazier & Deeter’s brand promise is investing in relationships to make a difference™.