Bernie is a Manager within Accenture’s CFO&EV Northeast Risk and Compliance practice. He is a risk management leader with financial services experience including tenure at five top global banks encompassing enterprise-wide risk assessment, risk and control framework design, policy implementation and issues management and SOX controls. Bernie has had the opportunity to work in all three lines of defense with experiences in Audit, Compliance and Lines of Business. His knowledge encompasses end-to-end process design, critical data elements and data processes, control automation, risk assessments. auditing and issue management as well as experience in in BSA/AML and Sanctions control remediation, payment controls and fraud prevention. Since joining Accenture Bernie has expanded his skillset by gaining experience in IT modernization and cloud migration in which he helped to facilitate a first-time cloud-based DR testing exercise in the AWS cloud for large insurance firm. Bernie achieved the AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification following the project. He also has the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist certifications. Bernie graduated from Bloomberg University with a B.S. in Accounting (CPA inactive).