WeiserMazars and Risk Management Group Merge


WeiserMazars LLP, a leading accounting, tax and advisory services firm, announced today a merger with Risk Management Group, a full-service internal audit service provider based in Ladera Ranch, California.

Risk Management Group's 11 employees will join WeiserMazars' Advisory and Consulting Practice, enhancing our existing team of professionals who provide internal audit services to the banking industry.

"We are delighted to have such a highly respected internal auditing group joining our firm," said WeiserMazars' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Victor Wahba. "The addition of this experienced team significantly enhances our capabilities and geographic reach, positioning our firm for further growth."

Risk Management Group, founded in 1984, provided full-service audits to over 230 financial institutions covering more than 60 banking disciplines. Their risk-based audit services include: Operational Internal Controls, BSA/AML Compliance, Consumer Compliance, Information Technology, Electronic Banking and ACH, as well as SOX 404 and FDICA 112 Internal Control Assessments.

"Joining WeiserMazars allows us to become the preeminent choice for banks, with credentialed internal audit professionals on staff fully trained and equipped to perform virtually any audit and credit review assignments required by a financial institution. Additionally, we will have specialized expertise in BSA/AML and Cyber Security which are critical risk areas in banking today," said Robert Maslac, Risk Management Group's Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to becoming part of a firm which shares our high standards of client service."

About WeiserMazars LLP

WeiserMazars LLP provides insight and specialized experience in accounting, tax and advisory services. Since 1921, our skilled professionals have leveraged technical expertise and industry familiarity to create customized solutions to overcome client challenges. As the independent U.S. member firm of Mazars Group, we have a global reach of 17,000 professionals in more than 75 countries. Locally and internationally, we build lasting relationships with our clients by addressing their particular needs, creating value and optimizing their organizational performance. For more information, visit us at www.weisermazars.com.

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