James Jumes, MBA, M.Ed.
James joined AAFCPAs in 2013 to lead the Business Advisory Services practice. He has more than 25 years of experience working with information technology systems and diverse business operational processes. James is highly experienced in IT controls and assurance, SOX 404, and Service Organization Control (SOC) reports: SOC 1 (SSAE 16), SOC 2, SOC 2+ and 3 attestation reporting. James developed a unique methodology to delivering SOC reporting services, and he is an AICPA-approved Peer Review SOC Specialist, assisting peer review teams to review SOC 1, 2, 2+ and 3 engagements. He is a HITRUST Certified Common Security Framework (CSF) Practitioner, providing HITRUST CSF self-assessment consulting, or SOC 2 + HITRUST for assessing against the evolving compliance landscape shaped by HITECH, HIPAA, CMS and various other federal, state and business requirements.
James has authored two books and various whitepapers focusing on Windows NT Security Audit and Control. His advisory experience includes systems strategy planning, application selection studies, and implementation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. In addition, James is an adjunct professor at Boston College and a visiting lecturer at Bentley University.
- Grant Thornton, LLP – Senior Manager
- CCR, LLP – Partner
- IBM Business Consulting Services – Associate Partner
- Deloitte – Senior Manager
- KPMG – Senior Manager
- PwC – Director
- Lehigh University – Master of Business Administration
- Boston College – Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education