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    Shelby Nelson, CISA, CISSP, CDPSE, Cyber SOC, Advanced SOC

    PRG Partner

    Atlanta, GA
    Audit/ Attestation, Compliance - Advisory, Internal Audit, IT Audit, Process, Risk & Governance, SOC Examinations,
    Financial Services, Government, Insurance, Manufacturing & Distribution, Technology, Utilities,


    As a Partner in the Frazier & Deeter Process, Risk, Governance (PRG) Practice, Shelby Nelson contributes nearly 20 years of diverse experience in external and internal audit, as well as project and operational risk management. Her responsibilities include the successful creation, execution, implementation, optimization and testing of operational and IT controls, as well as specialization in SOC consulting, lecturing and reporting.  

    Shelby has worked with various institutions and industries, assisting clients with reviewing and establishing internal controls over IT environments, regulatory compliance and industry framework assessments. During her career, Shelby has served on an internal financial services leadership council, information technology working group, data governance steering committee and as a SOC examination subject matter expert. Her industry experience includes financial services, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, utility, automotive, software as a service and government entities.  

    Shelby was previously an IT Audit Manager of a global company and Chief of Staff for a multi-billion-dollar investment organization, where she was the longest tenured and first female Chief of Staff for the fixed income investment business.   

    Shelby understands the importance of internal control, operational, business and investment risk management, communication, transparency and delivery. Active in her community, Shelby is a past recipient of the Presidential Volunteer Service Award and a frequent speaker at professional organization events.

    Professional and Civic Organizations

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
    Internal Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)
    Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
    Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Honorary Society
    Delta Sigma Pi Business Society, President, and UofM Chapter Collegian of the Year
    University of Mississippi Alumni Association
    President Barak Obama’s Presidential Volunteer Award, 2014


    Master of Accounting
    University of Mississippi | Oxford, MS

    Bachelor of Accounting
    University of Mississippi | Oxford, MS

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