Strategic Partners

Business Automation Consultants, LLC

Business Automation Consultants, LLC is a global information technology and management consulting firm which provides information technology (IT) management consulting, and IT audit and security reviews, and training to a global clientele. The firm was founded in 1984 by Dr. Albert Marcella, Jr. Serving as CEO of the firm, Dr. Marcella coordinates a nationwide professional IT audit and training staff for complete information technology audit and security support. Specialties include, but are not limited to:
Cyber forensics, e-discovery and associated litigation support
Business continuity, contingency plan and incident management development and audit; site security reviews and evaluations
Training and seminar presentation for all levels of the information technology (IT), financial and operational audit function
IT Risk Assessments and IT Audits
Application system life cycle analysis and development support for financial, insurance, health services, and manufacturing corporations
Business Ethics – Practical and Proactive

al-photo-1x1-web-size-2-23-15Albert J. Marcella Jr., Ph.D., CISA, CISM

Dr. Marcella is an internationally recognized public speaker, researcher, workshop and seminar leader with over 30 years of experience in IT audit, security and assessing internal controls, and an author of numerous articles and 25 books on various IT, audit and security related subjects.

Dr. Marcella’s articles on cyber extortion, workplace violence, Electronic Stored Information (ESI), privacy risks in multifunctional devices (MFDs), cyber forensics, incident management planning and ethics have appeared in the ISACA Journal, Disaster Recovery Journal, Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, EDPACS, ISSA Journal, Continuity Insights, and the Internal Auditor Magazine.

Dr. Marcella is the Institute of Internal Auditors Leon R. Radde Educator of the Year, 2000, Award recipient. Dr. Marcella has taught IT audit seminar courses for the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), continues to teach for the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), and has been recognized by the IIA as a Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Member. Dr. Marcella is also the 2016 recipient of the Information Systems Security Association Security Professional of the Year.

SMB Value Partners, Inc.

SMB is a business consulting firm that provides robust services that support your business efforts toward financial health and growth, and ensure you are providing the most current products, services and solutions to your clients. Engage SMB at the start of your planning cycle to guide you through the strategic planning process. SMB Value Partners provides consulting and fractional leadership in the areas of:

Strategic Marketing and Marketing

Business Operations

Information Technology (IT)

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

And Other Related Disciplines

SMB Value Partner Leaders: