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.


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.

Mark Tack

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Marketing Officer, Mark Tack brings more than 20 years of strategic and innovative marketing leadership to A-LIGN. His background includes leading marketing organizations for large data companies, including Acxiom and Experian, as well as high-growth SaaS companies, including Integrate and Vibes. With data privacy and governance being the bedrock of the consumer data industry, he understands the security and compliance needs of organizations. With deep experience and proven excellence in building marketing engines and leading marketing teams, Mark is responsible for elevating A-LIGN’s brand, profile and demand engine globally, while helping to accelerate A-LIGN’s impressive growth trajectory through world-class marketing initiatives.

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Scott Leslie

Executive Vice President Corporate Development

Scott is the Executive Vice President Corporate Development.  Scott is responsible for the development and execution of revenue growth strategies through partnerships, new services, and potential acquisitions. Scott also serves as a corporate strategy execution executive to plan and implement initiatives for A-LIGN’s future growth phases.  Scott brings to A-LIGN over 30 years of entrepreneurial leadership experience in the Information Technology and Communications industries with a focus on general management, sales leadership and alliance/channel development.


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

Executive Vice President of Compliance Services

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.

Alice Pauquette

Vice President of Organizational and People Development

Alice is the Vice President of Organizational and People Development. Alice is responsible for driving the future of learning at work strategy across our global, growing organization. Alice brings more than 25 years of experience in instructional design, curriculum development,  LMS development and administration, talent development and organizational change management to A-LIGN. She is dedicated to developing our staff to become industry leaders through innovative learning and development opportunities.

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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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