Mike has over 18 years of experience helping businesses manage their accounting, finance, technology resources, and consulting needs effectively. Mike's experience includes consulting and co-sourcing, IT audits, SOX compliance, technology security assessments, risk identification, assessment and evaluation, risk response, risk monitoring, IS control design and implementation, IS control monitoring and maintenance.
As a Managing Partner, he is responsible for overall quality control and client satisfaction. Mike combines expert qualifications in information security, technology audit, data analytics, risk and regulations and process improvement matters to deliver organizational value to our clients.
Prior to joining Rausch Advisory Services, Mike held leadership roles with Arthur Andersen and several other National Consulting Firms, and has prior internal audit experience with Fortune Brands and Philip Morris. His strong technical background has allowed him to lecture nationally on business intelligence, data analytics and computer security related issues and serve as the former Vice President of the Milwaukee and Atlanta Chapters of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). He is an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and he is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).
Nila Makarem brings a wealth of experience to the Rausch team. In her role she is responsible for communicating our value proposition to new prospective clients as well as continuing to support our existing clients.
As a central point of contact within the business relationship she utilizes her project management skills to bring the right resources at the right time to effectively achieve our client’s objectives.
Working directly with Rausch’s leadership team she has developed and executes against an aggressive plan for growth across all new business, marketing, and sales activities.
Nila oversees the full marketing and business development cycle – from communications, to lead generation and relationship building, to signing new business, to managing and strengthening existing relationships.
Nila also oversees a team of recruiters responsible for servicing the advisory practices and permanent placement recruiting services.
Nila has been instrumental representing Rausch as an external face of the company – at industry events and through participation in panels, thought leadership, writing, and more. She participates with management evolving Rausch’s existing sales and communications collateral.
Nila holds a Project Management Certification from Emory University and graduated from the Language Institute at Georgia Institute of Technology. She is fluent in English, Arabic and Spanish. Nila also holds a bachelor’s in industrial engineering from the University of Zulia, Venezuela.
Wylie leads the Rausch Business Performance Improvement, Systems, and Governance Practice. Wylie has over 20 years of expertise in Finance, strategic use of Information Technology, and Process Improvement for multinational corporations gained in senior positions with KPMG Consulting, other national consulting firms, and private industry.
Wylie has extensive experience in serving clients across multiple industries, including providing professional services in the area of SDLC Project Management, Governance, Internal Audit, Systems Implementations, Conversions, Business Intelligence, Process Improvement and serving as interim CFO and Controller. He has BBA in Finance from Georgia State University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Georgia.
Pierre Dait came to Rausch Advisory Services LLC. as an internal audit leader, who combines world-class technical expertise, strategic and operational leadership, and project management with passion, ethics, humility, agility, and relationship building skills to deliver results with service excellence. His diverse and extensive internal audit experience with global and regional organizations as well as private and publicly traded companies in multiple industries drives effective and optimized solutions. Pierre continually develops skills, explores new approaches and innovative processes to streamline and to build business acumen. Furthermore, Pierre provides insight into process design and execution in order to ensure objectives are in alignment with organization strategy.
Before joining Rausch Advisory Services LLC., Pierre was the Chief Audit Executive for Post Properties Inc., a publicly traded multifamily real-estate investment trust. Pierre has also held audit positions with Akzo Nobel, Exide Technologies and AFC Enterprises.
Pierre received his BSA in Accountancy from Villanova University. He is an active member with the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association. Pierre is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), has received Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) and has been IIA Accredited in Quality Assessment and Validation.