Paul Roberts Joins HA&W as Director of Firm’s ComplianceSuccess Program

July 7, 2015

Roberts’ deep knowledge of title and settlement professionals will create more efficient compliance experience

July 07, 2015- HA&W, LLP, the largest Georgia-headquartered tax, accounting and business consulting firm, announced today that Paul Roberts has joined the firm as Director of HA&W’s ComplianceSuccess® Program.

Roberts joins HA&W’s ComplianceSuccess practice with 20 years of title industry experience, 17 years of which were spent working with one of the country’s largest title insurance underwriters. Roberts has specialized experience, with a focus on escrow accounting with respect to compliance, operations, risk assessment & ERM, process improvement, due diligence, strategic management and SOX.

“Working with title agent clients to independently deliver efficient, value-added ALTA Best Practices review and examination services that are second to none is our goal at HA&W,” said Roberts. Roberts’ years working closely with title insurance and real estate settlement professionals give him a unique perspective that enables him to proactively identify issues and challenges industry professionals face as they go through the compliance process. “Conducting consultations with agent clients and providing solutions that are tailored to meet their individual business needs is critical to delivering best-in-class service and laying the foundation for success,” Roberts added.

“HA&W’s ComplianceSuccess Program has continued to experience significant growth. With this growth, we have increased our focus on operational insights and have found that deep industry experience is critical for sustained success,” said Lee Fields, Managing Director of Business Consulting Services at HA&W. “Paul will be assuming daily operational responsibility for the practice, with an initial concentration on enhancing our delivery capabilities, creating an even more efficient compliance process for clients as they go through ALTA Best Practices testing and reporting.”

HA&W, through its ComplianceSuccess Program, is the leading CPA firm in the nation to perform ALTA Best Practices compliance benchmarking and assurance reporting services. The program provides title and settlement professionals with comprehensive testing and reporting options, from an assessment of the current level of compliance to CPA attestation reporting through a review or examination engagement, across all seven ALTA Best Practices pillars.

For more information about HA&W’s ComplianceSuccess Program, visit or call 1-844-848-6529.

About HA&W’s ComplianceSuccess Program:

HA&W is the first CPA firm in the nation to perform ALTA Best Practices compliance benchmarking and assurance reporting services through its ComplianceSuccess Program. HA&W’s ComplianceSuccess Program provides independent third-party assurance using CPA professional standards on attestation reporting, trusted by banking and financial institutions. Our fast track approach will assess your current level of compliance and provide you with a remediation plan in three to five business days. In addition, HA&W performs compliance attestation services to verify compliance and will provide you with a CPA attestation report so that you can demonstrate compliance to lenders. Our process delivers the best price point to achieve compliance, offering complete compliance benchmarking and reporting across all seven ALTA Best Practices pillars. To ensure our ComplianceSuccess Program is in lock step with industry standards and requirements, HA&W is actively involved at the highest level with ALTA, the AICPA and the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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