Schellman Appoints Alyson Young Castillo As Chief Growth Officer

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Schellman, a leading provider of attestation and compliance services and a top 50 CPA firm, is excited to announce the appointment of Alyson Young Castillo as its new Chief Growth Officer. Castillo, with extensive experience in tech, advisory, and professional services, will spearhead Schellman’s accelerated growth initiatives.

Having held roles at EY, Oracle, and KPMG, Castillo has spent her career demonstrating exceptional leadership in driving growth, managing large teams, building strategic, enduring client relationships, and leading innovative market strategies. Her expertise spans various sectors, including significant achievements in business development, marketing, and strategic planning.

“Alyson’s proven track record in fostering growth and key partnerships make her an outstanding addition to our executive team,” said Avani Desai, CEO of Schellman. “Alyson’s dynamic approach and passion for driving operational excellence, alongside her strategic vision and leadership will propel Schellman to new heights as we continue to expand our services and reach new markets. She will no doubt have a positive impact on our firm and inspire our teams and clients alike.”

In her new role, Castillo will oversee Schellman’s growth strategies, focusing on client acquisition, revenue generation, and brand enhancement. Her appointment comes at a pivotal time for Schellman as the firm seeks to expand its footprint and influence in the global compliance and attestation industry.

“Schellman’s fervor for its ecosystem, excellence, and innovation align perfectly with my core principles,” said Castillo. “I’m looking forward to working closely with Avani Desai, Doug Barbin, and the rest of the leadership team to drive growth, enhance client relationships, and explore new opportunities. Together, we will build on Schellman’s already strong foundation of SOC & attestation, cybersecurity, payment card, privacy, federal & healthcare assessments, ISO certifications, penetration testing, ESG & sustainability, crypto, and digital trust services while continuing to deliver exceptional value while delighting our clients.”

Alyson Young Castillo’s appointment follows a series of strategic hires and initiatives aimed at reinforcing Schellman’s position as a leader in compliance and attestation services, including adding Christopher Kouzios as CIO, receiving CREST Penetration Testing Accreditation, and becoming B-Corp certified. Her leadership will be instrumental as Schellman continues to innovate and grow in a rapidly evolving industry.

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About Schellman

“Schellman” is the brand name under which Schellman & Company, LLC and Schellman Compliance, LLC provide professional services. Schellman stands as a leading global provider of attestation, compliance, and certification services. Operating under two distinct entities, Schellman & Company, LLC (a top 50 firm) and Schellman Compliance, LLC (a globally accredited compliance assessment firm which is not a licensed CPA firm). The services provided by the Schellman entities include acting as a CPA firm (Schellman & Company, LLC Florida license number AD62941) as a leading provider of SOC reports, an ISO Certification Body, a PCI Qualified Security Assessor Company, a HITRUST assessor, a FedRAMP 3PAO, being among the pioneering CMMC Authorized C3PAOs, as well as offering international certification services including TISAX and HDS.

Renowned for its professionals’ expertise combined with practical experience, Schellman delivers superior client service while upholding steadfast independence. The company’s approach fosters successful, long-term relationships, enabling clients to achieve multiple compliance objectives through a single trusted third-party assessor. For further information about the services provided, please visit