Caren Kruest

About Caren

Caren has over 20 years of experience in leading diverse teams and managing IT projects. Her expertise in IT audit and project management stems from her experience as a Manager at Deloitte & Touche, where she was responsible for leading engagements that included risk assessments, process redesign, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

At Kaiser Consulting, Caren’s background and solid knowledge in information technology have proven valuable in all aspects of an IT compliance project, from the design and documentation of IT business processes to the testing and remediation of IT application-level and general controls. With her in-depth understanding of business systems and tools used in accounting and auditing, along with her expertise in areas such as change management and information security, Caren is capable of quickly identifying IT business process issues and effectively offering practical business solutions.

Caren has excellent project planning, goal setting, and problem-solving skills to complement her technical expertise. She enjoys staff development, and clients appreciate her ability to immediately develop an easy rapport with a project team and collaborate with others to achieve project goals.

Caren Kruest

Caren Kruest

Industry Experience

Automotive, Banking, Energy, Food Processing/Manufacturing, Healthcare, Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Retail, Utility


  • Miami University, Bachelor of Science, Marketing and Management Information Systems

Professional Affiliations

  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association

On a Lighter Note

What is an accomplishment you are very proud of?
My two children are my proudest accomplishment. I am also proud that as they have grown up I have had the ability to balance work and be an involved parent.

Is there a favorite dish you make that people rave over?
My Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are a favorite.

Where is an interesting place you have visited or an incredible view you have seen?
I really enjoyed the view on the Road to Hana in Maui, Hawaii.