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Kirsten Orr, CISA, CPA

Manager, Global Public Sector

Grant Thornton


Kirsten is a manager in the Public Sector Practice of Grant Thornton’s Alexandria office. She is a member of the Information Assurance and Cybersecurity group.


Kirsten has more than five years of experience conducting information assurance assessments in support of OMB Circular No. A-123 Reviews, financial statement audits, Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) Reviews, and Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 18 Reviews for various government agencies as well as public and private companies. Throughout her career, Kirsten has evaluated Information Technology (IT) controls on a variety of technology platforms including mid-range systems and mainframes governed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).


Kirsten is an active member of the National Capital Region Chapter of ISACA, and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).


Kirsten received her Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and Accounting from James Madison University in 2012.

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