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.

James Marks

403 East Third St.
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel: 815.626.1277

Areas of Focus

  • All aspects of IT Controls Reviews
  • Social engineering
  • Disaster recovery and business continuity planning
  • Safeguarding of customer information security
  • Information security program and risk assessment development
  • IT regulatory compliance


Financial Institutions
Financial Services


DeVry University
  • Associate of applied science degree in electronics

James A. Marks

IT Audit Manager

As a member of Wipfli's risk advisory and forensic services practice, James Marks performs information technology (IT) control reviews and consulting engagements.  He focuses primarily on information security for financial institutions. James has over 20 years of technology experience.


  • Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • CompTIA Security+ Certified

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) - Member
  • Sauk Valley IT Managers Peer Group - Member
  • Rock River Development Authority, a community-focused nonprofit organization - President