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 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

Chief Technology Officer

As the Chief Technology Officer of A-LIGN, Gene Geiger has over 20 years of experience in implementing and assessing information technology controls. With his extensive background, Gene previously lead the firm’s entire service delivery team, overseeing the compliance, cybersecurity, cyber risk, and privacy practices. Currently, Gene focuses on the governance, risk, and compliance software industry and leads A-LIGN’s development efforts for the A-SCEND platform.


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.

Michael Branca

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Branca is the Chief Financial Officer at A-LIGN and brings over 20 years of enterprise technology financial leadership. Over the past two decades, he has served as CFO for multiple private equity-owned portfolio companies, leading them all to successful exits totaling more than $1.6B by driving business performance through strategy development and operational execution. Branca is responsible for strategically driving A-LIGN’s financial operations and leading A-LIGN through its next chapter of growth.


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

Executive Vice President of Services & People Operations

Steve is the Executive Vice President of Compliance Services 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.



Senior Vice President of Cybersecurity and Privacy Services

Petar Besalev is the Senior Vice President of Cybersecurity and Privacy Services 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.

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