Mike is a Senior Manager with extensive experience in Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management. Over the last 28 years, Mike has served in various capacities in bank internal audit functions; 19 of those years in audit management. Mike has assisted financial institutions in the identification of risk and controls, development of fraud risk assessments, conducted fraud investigations, assisted in the performance of Sarbanes-Oxley testing and risk based audits, transitioned through COSO and facilitated risk committees in identifying emerging risks. Prior to joining Strategic Risk Associates, Mike was Director Corporate Audit Services of NewBridge Bank in Greensboro, NC where he facilitated NewBridge’s transition to COSO 2013. At NewBridge, he also served as Chief Risk Officer guiding the company through the maturation of Enterprise Risk Management. Mike has also previously served as the General Auditor for The Fidelity Bank assisting the company through its growth as Fidelity’s assets doubled. Mike began his career in audit management during his prior service at First Citizens Bank. His 28 year bank internal audit career began at Crestar Bank in Washington DC.
Mike has a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Management from Virginia Tech. He is also a Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Financial Services Auditor.