Emily Di Nardo

Emily Di Nardo



+1 (414) 777 5588

Emily is a principal in Baker Tilly's risk advisory practice. She is a business-oriented systems consultant with experience in financial services. Known for her outstanding organizational skills, Emily combines a thorough knowledge specialization in the financial services industry, including loan servicing, insurance, banking and asset management organizations. Services she provides include financial and IT auditing, risk management, cloud environments analysis, business process improvement, internal audit and control compliance as required under the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002, system organization controls reports (SOC) and HITRUST.

Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Emily worked in the assurance financial services practice of PwC in Chicago, Illinois. Emily gained experience leading and performing cross-functional audits for both public and nonpublic companies.

  • Performs quality assurance reviews (QAR), providing advice on implementation of leading IIA practices and assessing direct compliance with relevant regulations
  • Performs SOC readiness (Gap) assessments for SOC1 and SOC2 and is specifically trained in cloud environments
  • Plans, performs and executes SOC1, SOC2 and SOC3 report projects across a wide variety of industries and frameworks including ISO 27001 and HITRUST
  • Provides assistance in identifying, documenting, and testing internal control in relation to SOX compliance from both a financial and IT perspective
  • Performs consulting services to plan, develop, execute, and improve internal control procedures for suitability of design and operational effectiveness
  • Performs information privacy and security reviews, focusing on current information privacy and security policies, procedures, and practices, and the monitoring mechanisms in place to identify new information privacy and security laws and regulations
  • Performs organization wide risk assessments with a focus on qualitative and quantitative evaluation of risk associated with critical application systems and infrastructure components supporting key business processes, technology and upcoming significant initiatives
  • As a certified HITRUST quality professional, ensures engagement execution meets internal quality assurance requirements and HITRUST CSF Assurance program requirements
  • Secretary of Toastmasters North Shore Badgers (2019 – 2021), webmaster and vice president of public relations (2017 – 2019)
  • Past President of the ISACA Milwaukee Chapter (2020), president (2019), vice president (2018) and education and programs director (2017)
  • 2020 Toastmaster Area Table Topics, first place
  • 2018 award recipient of the AICPA Information Management and Technology Assurance Standing Ovation Recognition Program
  • 2018 AICPA Blockchain Fundamental Program content delivery and assistance
  • 2020 – 2021 AICPA Eye on Technology content delivery and assistance
  • 2021 AICPA elected IMTA Executive Committee
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • PwC Alumni Association


Milwaukee, WI


Bachelor of Science in accounting and finance

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

International Business Studies

Sophia University (Tokyo, Japan)