About US

Our VisionTo become the recognized leader in Information Security, Quality Systems and Management Consulting serving mid-market and “Fortune 500” companies. Our Mission To be the Consultancy of choice by providing our clients with value-adding training, risk assessment and pre-certification preparation services in the highest quality professional manner possible.

All true business partnerships are founded on Trust. We adhere to the following principles, which are reflected in our management philosophy. These principles guide the way we work, establish relationships and service our clients.

  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Integrity, Honesty and Ethical Behavior
  • Fairness in Price
  • Innovation, Creativity and Open-Mindedness
  • Quality and Continuous Improvement Focus
  • Excellence through Employee Contribution and Teamwork
  • Value – if we can’t deliver results we direct you to someone who can

Qualified Instructors: Our consultants are trained and Management System Registrar trusted instructors. We not only know how the Registrar will audit your organization when it comes time for the certification audit, we know how they prefer the information to be presented. Truly understanding the standard is key to certification success.    

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Trained Lead Auditors and ISMS Implementers: Our security professionals have provided training, consulting and advisory services to more than two dozen  organizations resulting in certification to ISO/IEC 27001:2013. We are one of the few consulting firms with a proven track record of leading organizations to successful certification audits.

Certified Information Security Manager: Our security professionals have managed, designed, and assessed enterprise-wide information security systems. We are experts in understanding the interdependency between business needs and IT security by focusing on risk management and security organizational issues. 

Certified ITIL Foundation & Service Management Professional:Certification assures that our consultants are well-versed in the best practices for IT Service Management, as defined in the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).

Combining Management Systems: We are one of the few consulting firms with the skills and experience to combine both QMS, ITMS and ISMS certifications.

Certified Information Systems Auditor: The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) program, sponsored by ISACA®, is the globally accepted standard of achievement among information systems audit, control and security professionals.

SQM Advisors is committed to performance measurement and continuous improvement, the very foundation of quality service. Delivering high quality professional services is the founding principle for SQM-Advisors. Quality means providing our customers innovative services and solutions that meet or exceed their expectations. Quality improvement is the job of every employee and consultant at SQM-Advisors.

SQM Advisors has proudly served a diverse group of mid-market and Fortune 500 companies. Established in 2001 and headquartered in Saint Marys, GA, SQM-Advisors has consulted with organizations from Florida to Boston. We are a full service Security, Quality and Management consultancy offering a wide scope of training programs and strategically based solutions to all industries.

SQM Advisors believes each client engagement is unique and our approach is guided by a risk management thought process in order to focus on your organization’s most valued assets. Knowing where to focus our mutual efforts improves effectiveness and is critical in protecting the business areas most important to success. Using a risk management approach to identify key systems, processes, business objectives and the most valuable information assets, assures the engagement project plan will be designed to evaluate the most critical areas of your business. With cost and schedule always being serious concerns, a risk-based approach is the best method to maximize the return from your investment.