Gina Pruitt

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Member-in-Charge, Risk Assurance & Advisory Services

KraftCPAs PLLC

555 Great Circle Road
Nashville, Tennessee 37228

Gina B. Pruitt, the member-in-charge of the risk assurance & advisory services practice of KraftCPAs, has more than 30 years of experience. Her responsibilities include risk management, internal audit, System & Organization Controls (formerly Service Organization Controls) (SOC) examinations, PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) compliance, IT audit and consulting, network security and vulnerability assessments, and cyber security controls consulting.

Gina oversees procedures related to internal audit and IT consulting for more than 50 engagements, several of which include attestation services. She also leads approximately 25 to 30 network assessments annually. Gina has extensive experience performing risk assessments, setting up internal audit departments and managing all aspects of internal audit, specializing in IT audits and integrated audits. She has been an IT internal auditor in both public accounting and private industry, and she presents to audit committees on a regular basis. Gina is the partner responsible for the firm’s internal audit practice, including the fully outsourced integrated IT and internal audit engagement for Nashville Electric Service (NES), the nation’s 12th largest public utilities company.

Gina spent 10 years in Big 4 public accounting as the partner in charge of the Nashville practice of enterprise risk services (ERS) with Deloitte & Touche, where she managed the IT audit of both the largest county government in the State of Tennessee and NES. In addition, she was the southeast regional director for internal audit services. In this role, Gina was the director of internal audit for several engagements, including a $1 billion public retail organization. She was responsible for performing the annual internal audit risk assessment, developing the annual internal audit plan, and developing and presenting audit reports to the audit committee and board of directors. Annual audits consisted of financial, operational, IT and fully integrated audits. Gina managed approximately 200 employees and more than 100 clients as part of various procedures for all internal audit clients in the southeast region of Deloitte.

Involvement

Current Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; AICPA National SOC Task Force; AICPA National Information Management Technology Assurance Executive Committee; Cybersecurity Sub-Committee; SOC Sub-Committee
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants; TSCPA Cybersecurity Task Force; TSCPA Council
  • Tennessee Bankers Association, Strategic Technology Conference Committee; IT Forum Sponsor
  • ISACA, Founding Charter Member & Past President
  • Institute of Internal Auditors, Board of Governors; Academic Relations Committee; Nominating Committee
  • Infragard Middle Tennessee
  • Leadership Health Care
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Nashville Technology Council, Board of Directors
  • Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Technology Committee
  • University of Tennessee, Accounting & Information Management Advisory Board

Prior Involvement

  • AICPA Board of Examiners
  • TSCPA Financial Institutions Committee
  • Tennessee Tech University, Accounting Advisory Board
  • Leadership Brentwood, Class of 2013
  • Williamson County Habitat for Humanity, Women Build Committee
  • CABLE
  • Infragard Middle Tennessee, Board of Directors

Other Professional Accomplishments

  • Power Leader in Finance, Nashville Business Journal
  • Women of Influence, Nashville Business Journal
  • InCharge Healthcare, Nashville Medical News
  • Women to Watch, Nashville Medical News
  • Regular contributor to Nashville Medical News’ monthly newsletter & blog and The Tennesseee Banker magazine
  • Expert panelist on cyber security and other technology-related topics for several events, including the Nashville Business Journal’s annual Cyber Summit
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