"I am honored to receive the CIPA designation, and I am delighted to provide additional value to our clients through identity theft management training," Kerch said. "This designation represents a commitment to advanced education and professional development that are critical to protecting personal identities."
Kerch is an Arizona CPA with a background in the technology, tax, accounting, and payroll industries. He is currently the Controller and Director of Tax Compliance at Symmetry Software, a payroll software company in Scottsdale, AZ. He has been quoted in many national newspapers and is also a speaker at payroll meetings around the country. Sam is also the principle for AskCPASam, PLC, an Arizona-based accounting firm offering full-service tax preparation for both individual and small business clients since 2006.
According to IdentityManagementInstitute.org, "The Identity Management Institute (IMI) is an international organization established to redefine and promote the identity management field, serve identity management professionals, increase identity risk awareness, and provide identity risk management standards, guidelines, certifications, and education. IMI certified members are professionals with certain identity management responsibilities within various business functions, companies, industries and government agencies. IMI has trained and certified employees of great organizations within a variety of industries including financial services, health care, insurance, consumer products, government agencies and other consumer services."
About Symmetry Software
Founded in 1984, Symmetry Software specializes in payroll and payroll-related withholding tax software applications for the Internet and corporate intranets. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Symmetry runs four payroll-related Web sites: