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Schellman Announces SchellmanCON 2023

Inaugural Compliance and Risk Management Conference to Provide Insight from Leading Compliance, Cybersecurity Experts

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Schellman, a global leader in attestation and compliance services, today announced its inaugural SchellmanCON will take place Friday, November 3, offering Schellman clients, compliance experts, and cybersecurity professionals an opportunity to explore best practice approaches to cybersecurity assessments. Attendees will hear directly from industry experts and learn about emerging challenges and trends across compliance and cybersecurity, such as threat management, AI, and more.

Free to attend, participants in the day-long event will also be automatically enrolled in complimentary sessions to earn continuing professional education (CPE) credits.

“I’m excited to introduce SchellmanCON, our inaugural convention event. Taking place virtually this November, it’s a unique opportunity to unite cybersecurity and compliance leaders for a day of insightful discussions,” said Avani Desai, CEO of Schellman. “I’m eagerly looking forward to gaining valuable insights from thought leaders within our client community and Schellman’s own experts.”

Agenda highlights include sessions such as:

  • Security Protections for Third-Party Vendors: Led by Josh Tomkiel, Director, Schellman, this talk will explore essential considerations to ensure the safety of an organization’s data and operations when working with external partners.
  • The Fog of More: Michael Parisi, Head of Client Acquisition, Schellman, will help attendees navigate how to manage risk without managing more processes and gain efficiency across ever-changing compliance demands.
  • Women in Cyber: SchellmanCON participants will have the opportunity to hear and learn from five women who have built remarkable careers in the cybersecurity fields, moderated by Desai.
  • Rack & Stack – Leveraging Your Certs: Doug Barbin, President, Schellman & Company, LLC and National Managing Principal, Schellman Compliance, LLC, will dive into the art of optimizing certifications and provide tips for aligning the most sought-after ones.

Other notable speakers include Milan Patel, SVP, SaaS Compliance, Oracle; Nidhi Sanghavi, Principal Compliance Program Manager, Microsoft; Pamela Gupta, CEO, Trusted AI; Al Yang, CEO, SafeBase; and Mignona Coté, Chief Security Officer, NetApp. Speakers scheduled to appear are subject to change without advance notice.

To register as an attendee for SchellmanCON on November 3, or if you’re interested in becoming a sponsor of this virtual event and receiving access to interact with attendees in a virtual exhibit hall, please visit

About Schellman

“Schellman” is the brand name under which Schellman & Company, LLC and Schellman Compliance, LLC provide professional services. Schellman stands as a leading global provider of attestation, compliance, and certification services. Operating under two distinct entities, Schellman & Company, LLC (a top 50 firm) and Schellman Compliance, LLC (a globally accredited compliance assessment firm which is not a licensed CPA firm). The services provided by the Schellman entities include acting as a CPA firm (Schellman & Company, LLC Florida license number AD62941) as a leading provider of SOC reports, an ISO Certification Body, a PCI Qualified Security Assessor Company, a HITRUST assessor, a FedRAMP 3PAO, and being among the pioneering CMMC Authorized C3PAOs.

Renowned for its professionals’ expertise combined with practical experience, Schellman delivers superior client service while upholding steadfast independence. The company’s approach fosters successful, long-term relationships, enabling clients to achieve multiple compliance objectives through a single trusted third-party assessor. For further information about the services provided, please visit


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