Ivan Garces, CPA, CFE, CFF, CAMS
Forensic & Regulatory Compliance Services Principal
Ivan Garces joined Kaufman, Rossin, & Co. in 2006 after 10 years with a Big Four Firm. He focuses his practice on providing investigative and forensic accounting services specializing in internal corporate investigations, money laundering and regulatory compliance matters.
Ivan has extensive experience in anti-money laundering, USA PATRIOT Act, Bank Secrecy Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and internal corporate investigations and compliance matters. He speaks frequently on these matters before professional and academic audiences.
Ivan has advised a wide range of clients from small privately owned companies to large multinational entities in the United States, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.
He is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida, a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. Ivan is the Vice President of the South Florida Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists and the Cuban-American CPA Association. In addition, he is an adjunct professor for FIU's Master of Accounting Program and serves as Board Treasurer for Communities in Schools, a non-profit organization.
Ivan earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Master's degree in Taxation from Florida International University.