Rob Orton, CPA, CIA, is an Audit Senior Manager for Haynie & Company. He earned a Master of Science degree in Accountancy at the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, with an emphasis in Finance, from Brigham Young University. Before joining Haynie & Company in 2016, Rob worked for a “Big Four” accounting firm for five and a half years, providing audit and advisory services to clients in a variety of industries including oil & gas and financial services. The last two years at the “Big Four” firm, he focused heavily on helping companies prepare for their Sarbanes-Oxley reporting responsibilities. After leaving, Rob worked for a major oil company, focusing on financial controls (SOX 404) and credit-management. He was later the CFO of a credit union and led the internal audit team of Utah’s largest publicly-traded company, a self-storage focused Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). There, Rob’s team’s responsibilities included SOX compliance, operational audits, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) compliance, internal investigations, and management of the Whistleblower line.
Rob is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Utah Associates of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA), and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). He is currently serving as board member of the Salt Lake City Chapter of the IIA (after serving as chapter president and board chairman).
Rob is married to an excellent woman, and they have six children and a dog. In his free time, he enjoys being with his family, cycling and mountain biking, running, and a good movie.