Ivan Garces, CPA, CFF,CFE,CAMS

Practice Leader

Risk Advisory Services


Ivan Garces chairs Kaufman Rossin’s risk advisory services practice and co-leads the firm's banking practice. He brings clients more than 20 years of public accounting experience, and provides risk management, governance, forensic accounting and regulatory compliance consulting services to private and publicly traded companies and financial institutions throughout the U.S., Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

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

Ivan is a board member of the Florida International Bankers Association’s executive committee, and is the immediate past president of the South Florida Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and Cuban-American CPA Association.

He is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Financial Forensics and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. He is fluent in English and Spanish.


  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Florida International University,
  • Master of Science, Taxation, Florida International University,