ACA Appoints Director of Privacy to Oversee GDPR Compliance Offering

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ACA Compliance Group ("ACA") is pleased to announce that Alex D. Scheinman has joined the firm as a Director overseeing ACA Aponix®'s GDPR data processing reviews and data privacy.

Alex comes to ACA after serving as a Privacy Manager in EY's cyber practice. While at EY, Alex was responsible for driving privacy program transformation for multinational clients across various industries. Alex also worked closely with EY's privacy management and operations teams to implement privacy programs and overhaul existing programs to meet the challenges of the regulatory and technology landscape. As a Privacy Manager, Alex oversaw multinational privacy gap assessments for Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies against regulatory and industry frameworks including the Safe Harbor and Privacy Shield frameworks, GDPR, PIPEDA, HIPAA, and COPPA.

"We are excited to welcome Alex to the ACA Aponix team," said Mike Pappacena, Partner at ACA Aponix. "Alex's expertise in global privacy regulations and developing privacy programs will help us expand our regulatory cybersecurity offerings. In particular, Alex will be leading the ongoing development of our GDPR compliance program, which help our clients assess their readiness to comply with GDPR requirements and build a practical plan to address deficiencies."

Alex earned a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan, an M.A. in Literary Theory and Cultural Studies from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University.

About ACA Aponix

ACA Aponix provides cybersecurity and technology risk assessments, vendor and M&A diligence services, network testing, and advisory services. Our team of highly experienced technologists combines expertise across the breadth of cybersecurity and information technology. Our award-winning Technology Risk Assessment is designed to address the latest requirements from regulators and boards. We offer a suite of consulting and advisory services designed to help firms uncover risks and identify deficiencies in their cybersecurity policies, procedures, and controls.

About ACA Compliance Group

ACA Compliance Group (“ACA”) is a leading provider of risk management and technology solutions that focus on regulatory compliance, performance, financial crime, and cybersecurity. We partner with our clients to help them mitigate the regulatory, operational, and reputational risks inherent in their business functions. Our clients include leading investment advisers, private fund managers, commodity trading advisors, investment companies, broker-dealers, and domestic and international banks. Our products include standard and customized compliance packages; cybersecurity, AML, and risk assessments; GIPS® verifications and other performance services; and a wide variety of business advisory and technology solutions for financial services firms.

For More Information

For more information about ACA's GDPR data processing reviews, please contact us at [email protected] or contact your regular ACA consultant.