Alex is an audit Manager at the public accounting firm PAAST, P.L. He has over 17 years of experience in the banking industry. Since joining the firm in 2006, Alex has focused on the provision of assurance services to financial institutions. His experience includes deposit operations audits, branch operations audits, Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering audits, loan reviews, allowance for loan and lease losses reviews, compliance security audits, and proof and item processing audits.
As audit manager, Alex develops and manages the audit schedule, acts as the point-of-contact on audit engagements, and is responsible for presenting the audit report to the bank’s audit committee.
Alex has attended a number of training seminars and conferences related to financial institutions sponsored by the Florida Bankers Association, Florida International Bankers Association, and the South Florida Bankers Institute. He also participates in the annual Deposit and Lending Compliance Seminar hosted by PAAST.
Prior to joining the firm, Alex worked as a financial consultant at Merrill Lynch and Union Planters Bank.
EDUCATION, MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Alex earned a Bachelor in Finance and a Bachelor in International Business from Florida International University. He obtained his FIBA AMLCA Certification in 2013. Alex is a member of the Board of Directors of the South Florida Bankers Institute, Christopher Columbus Alumni Board, and Club Blue Young Professionals for the Boys and Girls Club of Miami.