Charles Barley, Jr.

Partner | RSM

Charles Barley Jr is responsible for the delivery of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) services and serves as RSM’s Southeast leader of the Security & Privacy Risk solution and co-leads the firm’s National Data Privacy working group. He has over 19 years of consulting experience and has served several multinational financial services and public sector organizations. Charles has led a number of data protection assessments and policy development engagements, which focused on security governance, data privacy, information classification and overall data protection programs for data rich organizations, designed to ensure compliance with generally accepted privacy principles and international regulatory expectations. Prior to RSM, Charles served as the global director of IT audit with a global hotel organization, where he was responsible for establishing and leading the global IT risk and audit function for the organization and supporting the initial public offering (IPO) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) readiness and implementation activities. Professional affiliations and credentials Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certificated Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) National Association of Black Accountants Information Systems Audit and Controls Association International Association of Privacy Professionals Institute of Internal Auditors Education Bachelor of Science, accounting, Susquehanna University


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