Charles Gunnels, CISSP, CISA, PCI-QSA
Senior Manager, Information Assurance
Charles is a senior manager in Aprio’s Information Assurance Services practice. He leads Aprio’s PCI DSS team and heads engagements with prominent technology companies, payment processors and fintech service providers. He has more than 15 years of experience working in various information technology environments and roles, including security operations, IT operations and IT-related internal audit, risk advisory and Service Organization Controls (SOC) reporting services. He has also served in audit and IT leadership roles in the accounting, financial and software development verticals.
Charles has successfully executed a variety engagement types, including IT risk assessments, IT risk management programs, IT internal audit co-sourcing or augmentation, compliance examination readiness assessment and remediation, policies and procedures design and documentation, and design/oversight/execution of controls testing programs.
Charles earned his BBA in Information Systems from Georgia Southern University in 2002.