Our Team

Guidance and leadership from the top

A-LIGN elevates its clients through the guidance of leaders who take A-LIGN, its clients, and its team to the top.

Leadership Team


Scott G. Price, CPA, CISA, CIA

Chief Executive Officer

A-LIGN’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Price, has provided clients with security, assurance, and compliance solutions for nearly 20 years. In this time, he has completed over 2,000 SAS 70/SOC audits and has supported many Global 1000, Fortune 500, and regional companies. In 2009, Scott started A-LIGN to provide partnership to firms around the globe by solving their security and compliance problems. In 2016, Scott was selected to Accounting Today’s Managing Partner Elite, highlighting the leaders of accounting firms who stand out from their peers due to their ability to guide their firms through innovation, development of strong culture, and continued focus on growth.

Gene Geiger, CPA, CISSP, CCSK, QSA, PCIP, ISO 9001, 22301, & 27001 LA, HITRUST CCSFP


Gene Geiger, Co-founder, and President at A-LIGN, has spent his career implementing and assessing information technology controls. Gene has performed and managed assessments against published security standards including PCI DSS, FedRAMP, FISMA, ISO 27001, HITRUST and HIPAA/HITECH. He is responsible for developing A-LIGN’S assessment methodology and educating clients regarding the published standards.


John Carradine

Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer

John Carradine is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at A-LIGN. In this role, he is responsible for financial and administrative activities of the firm. John is a seasoned, professional general manager with extensive operating and financial experience. His background includes over 30 years of managerial experience in data services, software development, and IT services organizations for both privately held and publicly traded corporations. John’s experience includes roles as CFO, COO, CEO, and Treasurer of organizations with both domestic and international operations.


Jason Torgler

Chief Revenue Officer

Jason is the Chief Revenue Officer at A-LIGN.  Jason is responsible for the vision and strategic direction for A-LIGN’s Sales and Marketing teams.  Jason is keenly interested in helping to grow the business by expanding the number of client’s A-LIGN serves, as well as ensuring our existing clients maximize the value of their A-LIGN’s services.


Steve Simmons, CISSP, CISA, CIA, ISO 9001 LA

Director of Compliance

Steve is the Director of Compliance at A-LIGN and has performed over 500 SOC reviews. Steve has provided professional services to companies of all sizes during his career, including multiple Global 1000, Fortune 500, and regional companies.


Petar Besalev, CISA, CIPT, CCSK

Director of Cyber Risk and Privacy

Petar Besalev is the Director of Cyber Risk and Privacy at A-LIGN.  Petar has provided IT audit consulting and compliance services for Fortune 500 companies in multiple industries including manufacturing, financial, healthcare, government, and more.

Peter Clarke, CISA, QSA

Director of Quality - IT Security & Audit Services

Peter is the Director of Quality – IT Security & Audit Services at A-LIGN. As a risk advisory professional with 10 years of experience in auditing client information technology systems from a risk-based approach, Peter has provided professional services for many Global 1000, Fortune 500, and regional companies.

Advisory Board


Guidance from Base Camp

About Our Advisory Board

The A-LIGN advisory board is comprised of experienced cybersecurity, compliance, and information security professionals who provide strategic guidance and insights on how to reach the compliance summit.

Our advisory team serves as our guides at base camp, watching the A-LIGN team ascend with its clients and offering practical guidance from the ground to help the team reach the apex.


Tony Blackham

Advisory Board

Tony Blackham is the Chief Information Security Officer for Ancestry.com Inc. He is responsible for securing billions of historical records, millions of family trees, and more than 4 million DNA records. Tony is a leader in the industry, with over 15 years of information security and risk management expertise. Prior to joining Ancestry, Tony developed an information security program for a global not for profit organization.


Brian Murphy

Advisory Board

Brian Murphy is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Reliaquest, LLC. Since 2007, ReliaQuest has rapidly grown into one of the leading providers of IT security for some of the most recognizable corporations in the world. Brian was named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 for Florida. Through his hard work and dedication, Reliaquest has become the emerging standard for large and complex healthcare, financial and retail organizations.


Pete Nicoletti

Advisory Board

Pete Nicoletti is the Chief Data Officer at Cybraics, Inc. with more than 30 years of cloud security experience. While serving as the Chief Information Security Officer for Hertz Global Holdings, Inc, his key responsibilities included managing a staff of over 100, as well as all PCI 3.0, SOX, HIPAA/HITECH, GLBA, Privacy Shield, and ISO 27001 audits. In 2017, he was selected as a “Top 100 Global Chief Security Officers” by Hot Topics Magazine. Prior to working for Hertz, he was the Chief Information Security Officer for Virtustream, Inc., a leading cloud hosting company, where he managed all aspects of compliance frameworks.

John Meneough

Advisory Board

John Meneough served as the President and CEO for more than 15 years at Palm Coast Data. Prior to Palm Coast, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of CDS Global, a multinational business process outsourcing and customer data management company that provides services to various industries worldwide.

Are You One of Us?

Our people define our business. The A-LIGN team is made up of a diverse group of experienced professionals, driven by a desire to reach the top with our clients. Are you ready to start the ascent?

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