Rob leads Technology Risk Advisory Services for Earney & Company. He is a graduate of NC State and has over 20 years of audit and IT security experience including 10 years of international audit in over 25 countries for Fortune 1000 manufacturing and distribution companies. Rob has 4 years of experience leading IT Audit and Risk Advisory practice development for Top 10 Firms, and 7 years serving national healthcare organizations as Internal Audit and Compliance Officer. Rob enjoys performing Cybersecurity Assessments and business process improvement the most and personally works these and more complex process assurance work from the ground up.
Rob is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, and holds a Certificate in Healthcare Compliance. Rob is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity nationally & within the Wilmington professional community and serves on the Board of Advisors for UNCW’s Center for Cyber Defense Education.
Rob grew up in New Bern, NC and enjoys free days boating and on the beach with his Red Boston Terrier Tonto, who has been known to make appearances on occasional video conference calls. Rob also enjoys spending time on a family farm in Georgia and supports the visual and performing arts.
Cyberattacks have grown exponentially in North Carolina and our nation in recent years. To help local companies and other organizations combat these threats, UNCW’s Center for Cyber Defense Education is convening a panel on August 20...read more
Cyberattacks have grown exponentially in North Carolina and our nation over recent years and are currently in an exponential growth curve. Earney & Company’s Director of Technology Risk Advisory Services Rob Duggan will be participating in a panel discussion to help Coastal Carolina organizations combat these threats.
UNCW’s Center for Cyber Defense Education is...
As 2019 came to an end, Congress passed two bills, which were then signed into law by the President. The “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020” and H.R. 1865, the “Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020” are government funding bills that include numerous tax changes that directly affect taxpayers in past, current, and future tax years. The changes that are most likely to impact our clients are highlighted below.
The IRS and the FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board) require non-profit corporations to present an analysis of their expenses – by function. That is, how is your organization using its resources? How much of your expenses are spent on “Management” versus “Program?” How much of your resources are used for “Fundraising” rather than “Program?” This type of analysis is required and useful for donors and lenders, but it is also a valuable tool for management.