John Williamson
Risk Advisory Partner

John Williamson is extremely experienced with Risk Advisory Services with a strong emphasis is in operational and technology risk management, Systems and Organization Control (SOC) 1/2/3 reporting, SOC for Cybersecurity, internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) consulting, business process optimization, compliance attestation, and information technology consulting.  Much of that work involves collaborating with management teams on identifying and evaluating organizational strategic objectives and actively managing risks that threaten the achievement of those objectives.  He frequently works with senior management and audit committees involving governance and risk advisory related matters.

John currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Dallas Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), where he advocates for the internal audit profession, internal control optimization, and best practices in corporate governance. He often speaks on risk advisory and Cybersecurity matters for professional audiences, including IIA conferences and continuing professional education events.

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)

Professional Organizations

  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Board of Governors for the Dallas Chapter IIA
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Infragard member


  • B.M., Southern Methodist University
  • M.S. in Accounting, the University of Texas at Dallas
  • M.M., Rice University