Sarika is a Partner in PwC’s Risk Assurance Practice with over 18 years of experience providing a broad range of risk, compliance, internal control related services. Sarika’s experience includes advising clients on the strategy and execution of internal audit, enterprise risk, and compliance and activities, including attestation services such as SOC 1 & 2.
Sarika has also worked with a number of organizations to help assess risk and implement systems of internal control. Working with various functions across the organization including internal audit, operations, legal, IT security, and finance, Sarika has extensive experience collaborating on strategies to create, assess, improve and monitor enterprise-wide internal control programs (e.g. Sarbanes-Oxley, Data Protection and Privacy, and Compliance programs). She has also helped organizations work with and respond to regulatory investigations and enforcement from agencies, such as the Federal Reserve (FRB), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (HHS-OCR). As a result of her experiences, Sarika is well-versed in the significant role which risk and internal control play in the financial and operational effectiveness for companies.
Sarika is passionate about serving her community and currently serves on the Board of Directors for March of Dimes in Atlanta. She grew up in Florida and earned a Masters of Accountancy, with a Specialization in Systems, from the University of Florida. She is a CPA in the state of Georgia, a CISA, and a CIPP and is also a member of the IAPP, AICPA, IIA, and ISACA.
Sarika resides in Atlanta, GA with her husband and two sons.