Jill Kerns, CISA

About Jill

Jill, as a shareholder and director, leads our IT Compliance & Data Security services. She is an IT solutions-oriented, CISA-certified professional with 15+ years of experience in assessing internal controls, developing personnel, and providing quality information technology services to a broad range of clients in various industries.

Jill began her career with Deloitte & Touche, performing computer control reviews and business process controls. She currently serves many of our larger and more complex information technology audit clients. She develops, executes, and manages regulatory compliance projects such as, internal control (SOX) testing, system and organization control (SOC) examinations, audits related to data privacy, and is an information technology data security specialist.

She monitors information security trends and is knowledgable of security-related issues and activities affecting an organization. As an expert advisor, she understands potential threats, vulnerabilities, and control techniques, and effectively communicates this information to clients.

Jill advises senior management in the implementation, maintenance, and risk of software systems and technology solutions and provides training to our professionals. She provides guidance and advocacy regarding the prioritization of infrastructure investments that impact security.

Jill brings an extensive business and technology background together to help reduce technology risks to clients' businesses. 

Jill Kerns

Jill Kerns
Shareholder + Managing Director of Client Service

Industry Experience

Automotive, Banking, Government, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Retail


  • Miami University, Bachelor of Science in Systems Analysis


  • CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor

Professional Affiliations

  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • Women for Economic and Leadership Development, Columbus Chapter
  • Columbus Business First's Top Women Networking Group 

On a Lighter Note

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
In my spare time, I love to read. I also love Jazzercise and have taken classes since college.

Do you have a favorite activity or place to go in Columbus?
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is a favorite place for my family. Although I've always enjoyed visiting the zoo, it is now so much fun to visit with my children. 

Where is an interesting place you have visited?
I loved visiting Rome, Italy. Rome is such a fantastic city filled with culture and history.