Firm Profile

Established in 2001, SQM Advisors has grown into a group of information SecurityQuality system and business Management experts leading small to medium sized organizations to higher levels of performance.

Expertise in both the ISO Security and Quality standards has earned SQM Advisors a reputation for guiding clients through the sometimes difficult implementation efforts leading to certification.

We are information security and quality management experts ready to assist organizations in establishing, documenting and implementing Information Security, IT Service Management and Quality Management Systems.

At SQM Advisors we have experience in both operational management and business consulting. Our consultants have managed functional areas in businesses like yours and know how to guide you to higher levels of performance in order to take full advantage of the benefits of ISO certification. Selected accomplishments include:

  • Created ISMS documentation leading to ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification
  • Led numerous organizations through business continuity and disaster recovery planning
  • Conducted threat and vulnerability evaluations arriving at a calculated security risk
  • Risk treatment plans leading to the selection of proper security controls
  • CISSP Certification, ITIL Foundation Certified
  • Trainer for ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Introduction & ISMS Implementation courses
  • ITT Technical Institute, Information Security Adjunct Professor
  • Full knowledge of ISO 9001, CoBIT, FISMA , NIST 800-53, BS 25999, and ISO 20000
  • Subject matter expertise in integrating ISO management systems
  • Full knowledge of GLBA , NCUA Part 748, HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, & PCI DSS
  • Published in ISSA Journal and IT*Security Magazine
  • Co-author of “The Chief Information Security Officer”
  • Expert in all phases of ISMS and Business Continuity project implementation
  • TQM, Six Sigma, KAIZEN and Team Oriented Problem Solving certified
  • Led company quality process leading to ISO 9002 certification
  • Developed and led Total Quality Management improvement plan
  • Extensive risk assessment and quality system auditing experience