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Kate Williams, CPA, CISA

Risk Assurance Manager

Professional Experience

Kate started her career in the Risk Assurance group at PwC after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin. Kate performed external audits of public companies in the manufacturing, healthcare, and technology industries based on SOX requirements. She was also responsible for SOC Examinations and Reporting for technology and financial services companies. She founded a CPA firm providing SOX Readiness, Internal Audit, and IT Compliance services to public and large private companies in Austin. Kate’s system-level expertise includes Oracle, SAP, Workday, and NetSuite ERP systems, as well as AWS, Azure, and Google cloud platforms.

Kate joined Maxwell Locke & Ritter in 2018 to expand the IT Security & Compliance practice.

Industry Focus

  • Technology
  • Middle-Market
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare


  • The University of Texas at Austin - Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
  • The University of Texas at Austin - Master of Professional Accounting



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