Toby Ralston, a Managing Director with StoneTurn, has over ten years of experience assisting clients and counsel with compliance, monitoring, internal control remediation, forensic accounting, boards of directors’ investigations and other regulatory matters. He has helped organizations manage the design and implementation of numerous compliance program enhancements through gap analyses, risk assessments, and policy and Code of Conduct revisions. Toby has also led compliance and ethics-related focus groups around the world.
Over the past eight years, Toby has gained extensive experience in the compliance and monitoring arena. He led a team of 25 as part of a New York Department of Financial Services-appointed Compliance Monitor to the largest non-bank mortgage servicer in the U.S. He has worked with organizations within the banking, pharmaceutical, wholesale distribution, mortgage, restaurant and telecom industries. On multiple occasions, Toby has helped clients remediate deficiencies in their internal controls over financial reporting and navigate the complexities of SEC disclosure or other regulatory requirements.
In addition to his work within the compliance and monitoring space, Toby has assisted clients on a wide range of economic analyses, including lost profit, asset misappropriation, cost/benefit evaluation, and business valuation.
Prior to his focus on compliance, monitoring and accounting investigations, Toby gained extensive experience with pre-trial consulting, attending depositions as counsel’s financial and accounting adviser, financial modeling, and preparation of reports in the area of dispute resolution. Additional industries in which Toby has worked include; software, retail, e-commerce, non-profit and insurance.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Toby was a complex business litigation consultant for two large public accounting firms, where his projects included lost profit analyses and business valuations.
In addition to his Master’s in Business Administration, Toby is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Colorado, is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) via the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and holds a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) credential.
In 2013, Toby was selected as one of 36 CPAs from across the U.S. to serve in the AICPA‘s Leadership Academy. The program, strives to expose the next generation of CPAs to a strong ethic of leadership and service; providing them with strategies that empower candidates to become leaders within their organizations, communities and the CPA profession.