Quest CE Receives 2015 GRC Innovation Award

Milwaukee, WI – September 22, 2015 – Quest CE, premier provider of compliance training and tracking technology solutions, today announced that its Branch Audit Management Platform has been honored with a 2015 GRC Innovation Award in the User Interface and Experience Category by GRC analyst firm GRC 20/20. The 4th annual GRC Innovation Awards recognize technology innovations and user experience in Governance, Risk Management and Compliance programs and processes.

Since its inception, the GRC Innovation Awards has become a widely recognized and highly coveted title, due in large to its stringent qualifications of only recognizing technology solutions that are truly unique, game changing and revolutionary to the GRC industry. Nominations are independently judged and evaluated based on several categories, including, but not limited to, audit management, business continuity and automated controls. Award recipients can be found on the GRC 20/20 blog at:

“I’m pleased to recognize Quest CE’s Branch Audit Platform for GRC innovation in the category of user interface and experience,” said Michael Rasmussen, Chief GRC Pundit for GRC 20/20. “It is imperative that we recognize today’s successes as a milestone toward advancing GRC maturity. In achieving maturity, GRC is part of the organization’s strategy and operations and supported by a range of technology, knowledge and services – enabling the organization to achieve greater efficiency, effectiveness, and agility in GRC processes and broader business operations.”

Quest CE’s Branch Audit Platform helps firms efficiently execute branch audits through a powerful workflow engine that automates the entire audit lifecycle. Users can schedule audits, assign pre-audit/branch audit questionnaires, and track results from one secure platform. Quest CE’s platform is completely mobile compatible, allowing users to access the tool from any internet accessible device. Whether working in the corporate office or a branch location, auditors can document observances as they occur in real time, avoiding the time consuming and error prone process of manual intervention. Featuring a reactive design layout, menu items and audit questionnaires can expand and collapse as needed, allowing tablet users to efficiently utilize screen space.

“We studied the audit process extensively and interviewed industry experts in order to nail down the current audit workflow common within the financial services industry,” said Patrick Torhorst, Quest CE’s Chief Information Officer.  “After our research was complete, we knew we could bring to market a top-tier application that would maintain the flexibility enjoyed by many auditors still using a paper based process, but introduce the many modern efficiencies of a web based platform. Our final product is a giant step forward for the audit process and we’re extremely honored to receive an award that recognizes this unique innovation.”

Quest CE’s Branch Audit Platform can be used as a stand-alone solution or seamlessly integrated with its suite of compliance management products. To learn more about Quest CE’s Branch Audit technology, click here. To watch a free video demo, click here. To speak with a Quest CE representative, please email or call 877.593.3366.


About Quest CE

For over twenty-five years, Quest CE has been the premier provider of compliance training and tracking solutions to the financial services industry. In addition to offering on-demand insurance and designation continuing education, Quest CE provides a complete spectrum of proprietary technology solutions for managing and supervising compliance risk exposures.

Serving more than 1,000 leading insurance carriers, broker-dealers, banks, and other financial institutions, Quest CE is committed to providing advanced custom solutions at cost effective rates, while providing a level of service that greatly surpasses that of our competitors. Quest CE is the single source solution for organizations seeking training and compliance needs. For more information on Quest CE, visit

About GRC 20/20

GRC 20/20 is the authority in understanding how organizations implement GRC practices that are effective, efficient and agile. Through independent research and industry interaction, GRC 20/20 advises the entire ecosystem of GRC roles within organizations, technology and knowledge solution providers, and professional service firms. Organizations engage GRC 20/20 when they need insight, guidance and advice in dealing with a dizzying array of disruptive issues, challenges, processes, information and technologies while trying to maintain control of a distributed and dynamic business environment. Visit GRC 20/20 at and follow on Twitter at @GRCPundit.