Ivan Garces, CPA, CFE, CFF, CAMS

Principal

Risk Advisory Services

Miami, FL

Ivan has extensive experience in anti-money laundering, USA PATRIOT Act, Bank Secrecy Act, OFAC, FCPA, and internal corporate investigations and compliance matters.

Ivan has over 20 years of public accounting experience and is the firm’s Risk Advisory Services Practice Leader.  He focuses his practice on providing risk management, forensic accounting and regulatory compliance consulting services to private and publicly traded companies and financial institutions.  

He has extensive experience evaluating risk management programs, internal controls, anti-fraud and anti-money laundering programs, USA PATRIOT Act, Bank Secrecy Act, and Office of Foreign Assets Control compliance programs.  Ivan has assisted numerous companies and financial institutions respond to regulatory enforcement actions related to such matters. He has also conducted numerous internal corporate investigations into alleged asset misappropriation, financial reporting, money laundering and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.

Ivan has advised a wide range of companies and financial institutions from small privately owned businesses to large multinational institutions in the United States, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

He earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Master's degree in Taxation from Florida International University. He is also bilingual in English and Spanish.

Ivan is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Financial Forensics and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. Ivan is the President of the South Florida Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists and Cuban-American CPA Association.