Ben Lozano is a partner in Baker Tilly’s risk, internal audit and cybersecurity practice.
Ben has more than 30 years of experience with primary focus on risk assurance, internal audit, SOX compliance, attestation engagements and special procedures engagements. His areas of experience include: audits, reviews, compilations, agreed upon procedures, SSAE16, SOC1/SAS 70s, SOC2, project management, risk assessments, business process reviews, control testing, system implementation assistance, IT risk assessments and cost/benefit analyses. Ben leads teams conducting financial audits, reviews, SSAE 18 SOC1/SAS70 audits, SOC2 audits, attestation engagements and assistance with management assessments of the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting using the COSO framework, business process reviews, control design effectiveness evaluations, controls testing, policy/procedures reviews and evaluation of control deficiencies.
Prior to joining the firm, Ben held positions as a consultant, vice president-director of information systems, controller, and chief financial officer for companies ranging between real estate, banking, services, agriculture, oil and gas, and manufacturing. In addition, he previously worked for an international accounting firm.
The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Science in accounting
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Texas
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Advanced SOC for Service Organizations (AICPA)
Cybersecurity Advisory Services and SOC for Cybersecurity (AICPA)