A-lign(TM) CPA Launches its Crazy ‘SOC’ Run

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Run a nationwide 5k team relay and compete to win a grand prize of $6k in auditing services!

Managing Director of A-lign™, Scott Price, announced today the launching of its first Crazy ‘SOC’ Run, a nationwide 5k team relay with a potential grand prize of $6,000 in auditing services. Four-member teams are invited to register and compete between the dates of July 1 and September 30, 2011. The choice of Crazy ‘SOC’ Run is based upon the recent release of the AICPA’s new Service Organization Controls (SOC) reports forms.

The Crazy ‘SOC’ Run is a competition without borders; team members from the entering businesses may finish their individual races any time and any place within the timeframe given for the competition. Online verification of individual race results is required. The fastest aggregate time of all four team-members wins the grand prize. In lieu of $6,000 in auditing services, the grand prize winner may opt for A-lign™ to donate $3,000 to a charity of their choice. All participating businesses that enter full teams and fulfill the terms of the competition will be awarded a $500 discount toward their next audit performed by A-lign™. The winner of the Crazy ‘SOC’ Run will be announced no later than October 31, 2011.

In making the announcement today, Mr. Price commented: “Our team works everyday to keep our clients in compliance and fit for their daily business. It is a great opportunity to keep ourselves fit through a friendly competition among customers, potential clients, business partners and friends of A-lign™. We look forward to making this event an annual occurrence.

Complete competition contest rules and restrictions, as well as registration information and forms, are available online at: http://www.aligncpa.com/resources/run.aspx or contact A-lign™ at run(at)aligncpa(dot)com.

A-lign™ CPAs is national CPA firm specializing in providing auditing services and business guidance to companies with regulatory or customer compliance needs, such as:

  • Statement on Auditing Standard (SAS) 70 Audit Services
  • Statement on Standards of Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16 Services
  • ISAE 3402 Services
  • WebTrust/SysTrust Services
  • Payment Card Industry (PCI) Readiness Assessments
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27002 Benchmark Services
  • Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Assessments
  • Internal Audit and Sarbanes Oxley Compliance
  • Healthcare Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

A-lign’s team has provided services to companies in a multitude of industries, such as Application Service Providers, Banking and Financial Services, Communications, Data Center Providers, Energy and Utilities, Government, Insurance, Managed Services and Technology, Non- Profit, Professional Services and SaaS. A-lign’s executive team has extensive experience in the accounting and auditing field, has held key positions with Big 4 accounting firms and holds numerous certifications including Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Internal Auditor.

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