PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Ryan has over eleven years experience in supporting the CPA’s of Lindley and Associates both in the field and in the office. His technical experience includes a strong background in Windows based software, with specialization in manipulating large quantities of raw data, data mining, and statistical and trending analysis. He is at the leading edge of new technology in the audit field, including using Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAAT) to incorporate data analytics into the audit process.
Ryan’s background includes over five years as an internal auditor with Microsoft’s Legal and Corporate Affairs division. In this position, he audited global legal spending of over $700 million per annum for five fiscal years. In addition, he developed a rating system to quantify firm “value’, transitioning allocation of spending between vendors to generate higher return on investment.
Associate in Arts – Bellevue College Continuing Professional Education –over 30 CPE credits in audit technology software applications