Kelly A. O’Callaghan
CPA, CITP, CGMA, Partner - IT Audit Practice Leader
Kelly A. O’Callaghan has more than 20 years of diversified public accounting experience with a concentration in auditing, IT audit, and accounting. She is the Firm’s IT Audit Practice Leader and has extensive experience working with clients to meet their SOC 1 (System and Organization Controls), SOC 2, and SOC 3 needs. Kelly leads a dedicated IT Audit Practice that includes members with CPA, CISA, and CITP credentials. In this role, she directs the IT audit procedures for approximately 200 financial statement audits, approximately 450 SOC 1 reviews related to employee benefit plan and financial statement audits, and approximately two dozen SOC examinations.
Kelly leads the Hospitality Industry practice in CohnReznick's New Jersey offices and provides strong leadership for the practice in all audit and governance areas. She serves the Firm’s larger franchisees and independent operators and also works with emerging growth concepts. She has been involved in the planning, fieldwork, and reporting for external audit services for numerous privately-held and private equity-backed hospitality clients. Kelly also provides services to businesses in specialized industries including real estate and not-for-profit.
Kelly is currently the engagement partner for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has been part of the audit team since 2000.
EducationB.S., Accounting, Villanova University
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association
Garden State Franchise Association