Leading management and technology consulting firm harnesses privacy, security, and governance solution to help clients strategically navigate compliance challenges

WASHINGTON, DC – February 8, 2022MorganFranklin Consulting’s cybersecurity practice today announced a partnership with OneTrust, the category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust. The strategic partnership will help organizations harness the power of OneTrust GRC, an agile platform for governance, risk, and compliance, while benefiting from the advisory and managed services capabilities of MorganFranklin Consulting. This collaboration will support and mature clients’ programs across privacy, security, data governance, GRC, third-party risk, ethics, and ESG programs  

The challenges of complying with increasing data privacy regulations across industries have never been greater, especially within the highly regulated financial services, healthcare, and life sciences sectors.  The OneTrust platform enables businesses across all industries to manage risk and compliance by building trust into their business models. Paired with OneTrust’s industry-recognized GRC solution, MorganFranklin Consulting’s comprehensive client services bring organizations a customized approach for compliance and governance, along with IT and third-party risk management. 

“We are excited to build this strategic partnership with OneTrust as the recognized leader in the integrated security and risk management field,” said Michael Welch, a managing director in MorganFranklin Consulting’s cybersecurity practice. “Our subject matter experts are well-informed of the constantly evolving privacy regulations and security frameworks. As such, we understand the unique benefits of integrating OneTrust’s platform into an organization’s security program. We look forward to harnessing this partnership to help strengthen our client’s privacy, security, and data governance programs.”  

“Regulatory compliance is top of mind for businesses today, but building a culture of privacy excellence now involves broader privacy, security, data governance, ethics and compliance, third-party risk, GRC, and ESG initiatives,” said Gordy Wyatt, Director of North America Partner Sales at OneTrust. “We partnered with MorganFranklin Consulting’s cybersecurity practice knowing they share a similar mission to help businesses be more trusted. By pairing our solutions with their services, organizations can more easily adopt the technologies to make trust a competitive differentiator.” 

MorganFranklin’s cybersecurity practice provides end-to-end client services that include program strategy; governance, risk, and compliance; identity and access management; cybersecurity operations; incident response; business and technology resilience, risk intelligence; and a complete portfolio of managed security services. Broader areas of expertise also include on-demand technical accounting, financial reporting, risk management, assistance with IPO, M&A, and SPAC transactions, finance transformation, and the implementation of enterprise and cloud applications, including NetSuite, Microsoft ERP, SAP, OneStream, and more. 

MorganFranklin is Vaco’s global consulting platform and continues to experience rapid growth nationally amidst high demand for the firm’s services.  

About MorganFranklin Consulting
MorganFranklin Consulting is a management advisory firm that works with leading businesses to address critical finance, technology, and business objectives. MorganFranklin is headquartered in the Washington D.C. area with regional offices in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Raleigh, Charlotte, Nashville, Dallas, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The firm supports clients across the globe. For more information visit: www.morganfranklin.com 

About Vaco
Vaco delivers critical talent solutions to our clients by providing consulting, project resources, executive search, direct hire and strategic staffing solutions with expertise in numerous areas including accounting and finance, technology and operations. In addition to Vaco, our family of brands includes MorganFranklin Consulting, Vaco’s methodology-driven global consulting platform; Pivot Point Consulting, a best in KLAS healthcare IT solutions provider; and Focus Search Partners, a retained executive search practice. Since its founding in 2002, Vaco has grown to serve more than 12,000 clients across the globe with 10,000 employees. Vaco has been named to Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest-growing private companies for the past 15 years and was named to Forbes’ 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 lists of America’s Best Recruiting Firms. For more information on Vaco visit: www.vaco.com  

About OneTrust
OneTrust is the category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust. More than 12,000 customers, including half of the Fortune Global 500, use OneTrust to make trust a competitive differentiator, implementing central agile workflows across privacy, security, data governance, GRC, third-party risk, ethics and compliance, and ESG programs. 

The OneTrust platform is backed by 200 patents and powered by the OneTrust Athena™ AI. Our offerings include OneTrust Privacy, OneTrust DataDiscovery™, OneTrust DataGovernance™, OneTrust Vendorpedia™, OneTrust GRC, OneTrust Ethics, OneTrust PreferenceChoice™, OneTrust ESG, and OneTrust DataGuidance™. 

Learn more: OneTrust.com and LinkedIn.