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Services: Information Technology Services

IT Expert:

Jeff Sheets, CPA, Principal & Director of Information Technology
Jeff Sheets, CPA
Principal & Director of Information Technology


Jeff Sheets is a graduate of Youngstown State University and is a certified public accountant in Ohio. He is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s and the Ohio Society of CPA’s (OSCPA) and serves on the OSCPA Technology Committee and Task Force member for the OSCPA Technology Conference. He is also a member of the OSCPA's Membership Services Advisory Council Committee.

Jeff is certified in the AICPA WebTrust program and specializes in installing and training in accounting software programs such as Accpac, QuickBooks and Peachtree.

Education, Certification, Memberships

  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Ohio
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Youngstown State University
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Caseware IDEA Software Consultant
  • Sage Certified Sales Consultant
  • Sage Accpac ERP Solution Provider
  • Sage Accpac CRM Certified Consultant
  • Penn State University Shenango Business/Information Security Technology Advisory Committee
  • Quickbooks Professional Advisor
  • Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions Consultant
  • Sage Accountants Network Member

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IT Security Audit Expert:

William N Long, CISA, CISM, GSEC
William N Long, CISA, CISM, GSEC


Bill offers 20 years of progressive information assurance experience. From technology testing to systems management and business process improvement, Bill worked for fortune 500 companies as a Systems Assurance Manager, Engineer and IT Audit professional. Bill graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Management and Information Systems. He holds CISA and CISM certifications and was trained in IT security at the SANS institute. Bill’s industry experience includes financial services as well as education, manufacturing, media services, government and technology services.

Key Career Accomplishments

  • Performed compliance reviews and audits to identify security and compliance risks for GLB, HIPAA, and SAS 70 Type I and II;
  • Developed disaster recovery plans with executives to correct control weaknesses and compliance issues;
  • Lead IT risk assessments on a variety of systems and applications including AS 400, UNIX, Windows, Oracle, Access, PeopleSoft, Cisco routers, Prism, Khalix, Kronos, DB2, Cognos and Informix, SharePoint;
  • Created documentation for COBIT/ISO 27000 frameworks, preparing for and validated by external reviews with multiple clients;
  • Performed and managed technical vulnerability assessments and attack and penetration test using a variety of automated audit and testing tools.
  • Developed automated security controls in UNIX and Windows for tracking system performance;
  • Facilitated IT Business Impact Analysis and IT Business Continuity Management efforts as part of remediation work for HIPAA/SOX compliance;

Professional Experience

  • Packer Thomas, IT security and audit Consultant (present)
  • Jefferson Wells; Technology Risk Management (2/05—11/06)
  • Quality Systems; IT Audit Director (12/03—2/05)
  • Armco Inc; Information Systems Assurance Manager (12/97—12/03)
  • Corus Group; Engineer (8/96—12/97)
  • Sony Technology Center; Engineer (4/94—8/96)
  • MVI Precision; Information Systems Engineer (7/85—4/94)

Education, Certification, Memberships

  • BS Management, Information Systems, University of Pittsburgh
  • ISACA, Certified Information Systems Manager, CISM
  • ISACA, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISA
  • SANS Advanced IT Security Essentials (GSEC) (10/07)
  • SANS Advanced IT Auditing of Perimeters, Systems and Networks (GSNA) (03/06)
  • Payment Card Industry Compliance (09/06)
  • Business Continuity Management (4/06)

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