As technology advances so does the risk associated with the way we conduct business, communicate, and connect to customers. That’s why many financial services companies are struggling with how to implement efficient solutions and internal controls, without increasing complexity and cost.
Brown Smith Wallace is the recognized leading provider of information technology audit services throughout the St. Louis region.
Our goal is to help align technology and business goals, while managing risk, realizing efficiencies and contributing to organizational value. Our professionals are experienced in transforming technology from an expense to a strategic investment by providing an independent and objective evaluation of your technology, costs and business fit.
We currently provide IT audit outsourcing and co-sourcing services to some of the largest financial institutions throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. We have significant experience auditing information technology at banks, broker-dealers, and other financial services institutions. We are familiar with regulatory standards and guidelines such as the Federal Financial Institutions Council’s (FFIEC) IT examination guidelines.
In a demanding business environment, Brown Smith Wallace has quickly become our most important third-party relationship. Our partnership started with audit and tax services, but has since progressed to IT and other services as we have grown. Their professionals have taken an extra effort to understand our business and add value through service and relationships. Brown Smith Wallace takes the extra step to make connections in areas that they don’t specifically work in, too. Working with a firm that strives to identify opportunities both inside and outside of the current scope of work has been truly refreshing.
M1 Bank and M1 Bancshares, Inc.
Trent Hills, Director, Chief Financial Officer and Founding Member