About Ryan

Ryan Foltyniewicz is a leader in the Internal Audit Services practice and specializes in assisting companies establish their internal audit and internal control functions. Ryan has almost 20 years of public accounting experience and has led the following types of engagements: internal audits, internal control testing, SOX 404 implementation and testing, enterprise risk management, external quality assurance reviews, external audits, benefit plan audits, and SOC reporting.

Ryan has extensive experience assisting public and private companies with their internal audit and internal control needs. For example, leveraging his accounting and audit background, Ryan has served clients looking to establish SOX compliance functions and enhance their corporate governance. Ryan provides value and guidance to his clients to help navigate technical topics such as PCAOB versus SEC requirements, control versus substantive procedures, collaboration and mediation with the external auditor, information provided by the entity, and management review controls.

Ryan prides himself on assisting companies in an effective and efficient manner. His “One Team” mindset assures his clients that he has their best interests in mind and that he will provide practical recommendations and solutions that are cost-effective.

Professional & Civic Affiliation

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
Practice Focus

Corporate Governance and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) IPO Readiness
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Assessments
External Quality Assurance Reviews (EQARs)
Internal Audit Co-Sourcing and Outsourcing
Internal Controls Co-Sourcing and Outsourcing
SOX Compliance as a Managed Service


Master of Business Administration
Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota

Bachelor of Arts, Accounting and History
Carthage College