BS Management Information Systems and Finance,
Florida State University
MBA Finance and Marketing, University of Miami
As President and Chief Executive Officer of 360 Advanced, Collins is ultimately responsible for the performance and culture of the firm. He is a CPA with 20 years of experience in technology audit, risk consulting, and strategy, and has held various certifications, including CISA, HITRUST CCSFP, and PCI QSA. He has been involved in a variety of start-ups and business ventures, and was formerly with Ernst & Young‘s Technology and Security Risk Services and Protiviti’s Technology Risk practice.
Collins has extensive audit and compliance consulting experience with companies ranging from small start-ups to multinational Fortune 500s. He is active in a variety of professional organizations and is a frequent speaker at technology and audit-related events across the country.
BS Finance, University of Arizona
Lindblad oversees audit and assessment operations, and is the Director responsible for Assurance and Compliance project services. He has 20 years of experience in technology audit and consulting, as well as eight years in Financial Services. Lindblad was formerly with Ernst & Young’s Information Technology Risk Assurance practice and Arthur Andersen’s Technology Risk Consulting practice, and has extensive experience with both public and non-public entities performing a variety of IT and business process assessments, including integrating technology assessments with internal audit and financial audit programs and procedures.
BS Finance (Concentration in Small Business Consulting)
Ratcliffe is an innovative business Director who brings over 22 years of sales and management experience to 360 Advanced, and has been instrumental in generating substantial growth across the national marketplace. He develops sales in new market areas and is a recognized leader in creative marketing strategies.
Prior to joining 360 Advanced, Ratcliffe spent 13 years as an owner of a successful retail business and four years developing business partnerships with community banks for a financial technology company based in Atlanta. Throughout his career, he has developed innovative business strategies and led all aspects of business operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, inventory management, sales and marketing, employee management, and sales training. He is focused on transforming and improving operations while growing revenue. Ratcliffe was recognized by the local business community, as well as the manufacturers he represented, for excellence in sales growth and marketing concepts.
Undergraduate Studies, University of Florida
Master’s Accounting, University of South Florida
Kucera oversees all assurance engagements and is the Director responsible for audit quality. She is the principal officer in charge of making sound decisions on behalf of the firm. She also has nearly 20 years of experience in financial information systems, IT auditing, and accounting/audit. Kucera was formerly with Arthur Andersen and Ernst and Young and Advisory Business Services and has held various industry positions, such as financial information systems manager. Kucera is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Public Accountant authorized to practice in several states and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs.
BS Management Information Systems, Metropolitan State University
As Practice Director, Lyons oversees audit and assessment operations, and is responsible for Assurance and Compliance project services with 360 Advanced. Before joining 360 Advanced, Lyons worked for the CPA firm of Lurie, LLP as a Manager in the Technology Consulting division, where he managed various IT attestation and security-related engagements. His main focus over the past 12 years has been performing SOC 1, SOC 2, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, and HITRUST CSF examinations/assessments in a large range of industries, including government, third-party administration providers, healthcare, data center and cloud services, employee benefits, payroll processing insurance, and other service organizations. He also has experience in IT risk assessments, Sarbanes Oxley, NCUA, NIST 800-53, FI SMA, HIPAA security, Payment Card Industry (PCI-DSS), IT strategic planning, and continuity planning engagements.
Lyons has garnered over 14 years’ worth of IT security knowledge, completed training with multiple recognized security organizations, been a member of ISACA for over 10 years, and achieved and maintained a list of industry-recognized security designations.
BS Business Administration, University of Florida
As Director of Operations, Mike oversees the administrative functions of the company including Information Technologies, Human Resources and Legal. Before joining 360, Mike worked as Chief Financial Officer for several companies in a wide range of industries as well as for the CPA firm of Price Waterhouse Coopers. Mike’s experience includes public company audits and IPO’s, acquisitions and ERP implementations.
Mike has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Florida. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Florida Institute of CPAs. He has over twenty years of experience in accounting and operations.