Principal, Payments & Cloud Advisory, Coalfire
Michael is a Principal Consultant in the Payments Advisory Practice at Coalfire, which includes workshops, fit-for-purpose reviews/whitepapers, gap analyses, and larger customer support efforts (remediation and staff augmentation). Michael came to Coalfire from a long career that included leadership positions on Wall Street, Global Systems Integrators, Government Agencies, and Compliance Assessment. On Wall Street, Michael was responsible for leading Front Office Trading Technology and overseeing integrations with back office and risk management. He helped Government Agencies, Educational Institutions, and Transportation firms strategically apply technology to solve business challenges and maintain regulatory compliance. Michael has extensive experience working with large financial firms, as well as other highly regulated organizations, consulting with clients building compliance programs. Recent work has focused on coordinated advisory and assessment efforts, program management and the reduction of audit fatigue. Having experience in multiple frameworks as an assessor (PCI, SOC, HITRUST, FedRAMP, NIST, ISO, GDPR), Michael brings a pragmatic approach to solving compliance challenges.