SOC Practice Overview

Primary Contact: Eric M. Wright CPA, CITP

Schneider Downs provides System and Organization Controls (SOC) examinations nationally to over 100 clients annually in a variety of industries.

Our dedicated group of professionals spend the majority of their time providing services related to the evaluation, optimization and testing of internal controls and control environments in support of SOC reports, internal audit co-sourcing or outsourcing, Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, and several other RAS practice offerings.

The team is composed of more than 75 multidisciplinary professionals experienced in providing audit and attest services, internal audit and risk advisory services, and IT audit services. By integrating diverse, experienced individuals into the SOC examination process, we are able to provide unique and value-added insight to all of our SOC clients. Our team has combined experience working on more than 1,000 SOC examinations and works with clients across the country. Our team is well recognized for both its SOC experience and established service model and are leaders in the profession and recognized speakers on SOC reporting requirements regionally and nationally. Key benefits include:

  • Experienced team in reporting on controls at service organizations;
  • Leaders with global project management expertise;
  • Dedicated team that works collaboratively with clients to transfer knowledge;
  • IT leaders experienced in system controls (e.g., NIST, CMMC, COBIT, CSA CSM, HIPAA, HITRUST, PCI and ISO 27001 standards);
  • Approach designed to drive value for our clients and their customers; and
  • Incorporation of our firm’s specialists based on engagement needs.

Schneider Downs is recognized as a premier provider of SOC services including:

The Schneider Downs team of SOC professionals serve a number of industries including:

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About Schneider Downs SOC Services

Schneider Downs employs a unique approach to SOC reports, integrating the expertise of information technology, internal audit and external audit professionals. By combining cross-disciplinary knowledge and project management expertise, we are able to effectively deliver on our clients' expectations. If you are interested in learning how we can assist your organization, please contact us to get started and learn more about our practice at

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