Richard Archer

Richard Archer Partner, KPMG, LLP

Mr. Archer has assisted clients in areas related to Information Technology (IT), risk management, process analysis and improvement, security analysis, IT Program Management Office, control analysis and enhancement, and business process transformation. He has been a member of the MidAtlantic Advisory leadership team, National IT Audit leadership team, National Business Continuity leadership team, as well as having been a member of the National Sarbanes Oxley development team. Currently Rich is the partner in charge of the Pittsburgh IT Advisory group.

Prior to joining KPMG, Rich was the supervisor of data security and disaster recovery for Duquesne Light Company. He established the IT audit function at Allegheny General Hospital, and was promoted to the position of Director, HRIS. In addition, he has also held positions in IT for several Pittsburgh area companies.

Mr. Archer is a member of several professional associations including: Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Internal Auditor, Candidate for the Certified Business Continuity Professional, Information Systems Security Association, and Information Systems Audit and Control Association. He has been a speaker on security topics such as implementing Sarbanes-Oxley and business continuity planning.

Mr. Archer has a Bachelor of Science degree from Robert Morris University and a MBA from Duquesne University.