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Michael Jimenez

Michael Jimenez


Internal Audit, Banking Compliance, Information Security and Technology Management with over 25 year’s experience.

Michael Jimenez is a founding member of both Genesis Systems Consulting LLC and PAAST, P.L.  Michael has extensive experience in internal audit, information security, information technology governance, growth strategy consulting, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, forensic information technology, due diligence, system validations, banking compliance, and Bank Secrecy Act, and Anti-Money Laundering for clients in multiple industries using an array of software applications and platforms.  He has also performed BSA Risk Assessments in accordance with the FFIEC manual.

Michael also provides oversight for the day-to-day operations of the Firm, including information technology (IT) governance and security management.

Michael has been invited by several organizations to lecture on many information security and banking compliance topics.  Michael has also published several articles in these areas.

Prior to joining the firm, Michael supervised the Management Information Systems department of a regional accounting firm. He was as a member of the technology team for several systems and was instrumental in performing Year 2000 IT security reviews and compliance mandates for the financial institutions and regulated industries serviced by the firm.

  • Florida International University, Bachelor in Business Administration with a concentration in Decision Sciences
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • Certified Information Security Manager
  • PrimeGlobal, IT Directors Committee, Committee Co-Chair
  • ISACA (National), Member
  • ISACA (South Florida Chapter), Member
  • FIBA, Firm Member
  • Infragard – FBI, Member
  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life Blue Lagoon Chapter, Past co-chair
  • Legal Services of Miami Campaign Committee, Member
  • AICPA Information Management and Technology Assurance (IMTA), Member
  • Saint Timothy Golf Committee, Past Chair
  • PRIBA: Puerto Rico Financial Services Forum – 2023
    • Moderator: You’ve Been Hacked: Now what?
  • PRIBA: Puerto Rico Financial Services Forum – 2022
    • Speaker: Understanding and Addressing Risk in the Cyber Era
  • Association of International Bank Audit and Compliance Professionals, Inc (AIBACP), Learning Event 2019
    • Speaker: Cybersecurity and Privacy Emerging Threats
  • South Florida Compliance Association: Compliance Seminar – 2019
    • Speaker: BSA Model Validation Best Practices
  • South Florida Compliance Association: BSA/AML, OFAC and FATCA – Rough Terrain Ahead! – 2019
    • Speaker: Fraud and CyberSecurity
  • Miami Dade College: Cyber Security Panel – 2018
    • Speaker: Current Cyber Security Issues
  • South Florida Banker’s Institute: Cyber Security Panel – 2018
    • Speaker: Mitigating the Risks and Improving Your Cyber Resiliency
  • FICPA – CPA’s in Industry Conference (Ft. Lauderdale & Tampa) – 2018
    • Speaker: Auditing Internal IT Systems
  • South Florida Compliance Association: BSA/AML, OFAC and FATCA – Rough Terrain Ahead! – 2018
    • Speaker: BSA/AML Model Validation – Garbage or Gold
  • Thomson Reuters Westlaw Journal Bank and Lender Liability – 2016
    • Article Author: “The Bank Secrecy Act’s Shades of Gray”
  • PrimeGlobal Symposium – 2016
    • Speaker: Who Is Trying to Steal your Data and How They May Succeed
  • PrimeGlobal Partner Symposium
    • Speaker: How to gain a seat at the table
  • PrimeGlobal Audit and Tax Conference – 2015
    • Speaker: Effective Data Security
  • Polaris International (North American Region) – 2009
    • Speaker: Panel discussion topic Implementing Document management systems
  • Polaris International (Latin American Region) – 2007
    • Speaker: Implementing a paperless office
  • Beta Alpha Psi, University of Miami, Florida – 2005
    • Speaker: Data and Network Security
  • Beta Alpha Psi, Florida International University – 1999
    • Speaker: How to generate Y2K awareness
  • Cuban American CPA Association – 1999
    • Speaker: Effects and Consequences of the Y2K Project
  • Accounting Technology (Volume 14, No. 4)/Accounting Today special supplement – 1998
    • Article Contributor: “Accountants on the edge of electronic commerce”