Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.

Durward Ferland, Partner, South Portland, Maine
South Portland

30 Long Creek Drive
South Portland, ME 04106-2437

Tel: 207.774.5701
Email: durward.ferland@wipfli.com

Services

Consulting

Areas of Focus

  • SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 examinations
  • IT general control reviews
  • Readiness assessments
  • Technology audits
  • Sarbanes-Oxley preparation and control testing

Industries

Financial Institutions
Insurance

Education

Husson University - South Portland, Maine
  • Master of science degree in business
  • Master of science degree in business administration
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine - Standish, Maine
  • Bachelor of arts degree in mathematics

Durward J. Ferland, Jr., CISA, CISM, CRISC

Partner

With 18 years of experience in the field of information technology (IT), Durward Ferland, Jr. has extensive knowledge of System and Organization Controls (SOC) auditing and the Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT). He specializes in identifying opportunities and developing effective controls. Durward regularly performs IT audits, IT general control reviews, and readiness assessments for financial institutions, insurance companies, service bureaus, data centers, and others.

Certifications:

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • Certified Information Security Manager
  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) - Member
  • TruChoice Federal Credit Union - Secretary and board member
  • Portland Boxing Club - Treasurer and board member