Paul McMahon


Illinois State University (Bachelor of Science - Mathematics)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI-QSA)


Paul is a former Systems Analyst /Programmer turned IT Auditor where he developed and modified business applications in client server and mainframe environments. Over the last 15 years, Paul has been a leader in IT Audit, Governance, Risk and Compliance with diversified analytical and project leadership experience in the insurance, financial services, healthcare and manufacturing industries.    

Paul has performed as a Lead on IT SOX compliance audits, Pre and Post Implementation Reviews, PCI and ITAR Compliance, IT Security, and Data Analytics projects using such tools as ACL and Aveksa. Paul brings a unique approach to his projects where he is able to see IT challenges from the IT professional's perspective.

Paul, a well-respected member of the Technology Risk Team, has been with CLA since 2014 and is a member of the Chicago Chapter of ISACA.

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