Prof. Michael is a Chief Auditor Executive with a staff of 85 professionals for a public sector company with Revenues in excess of $15 billion. He has over 37 years of Internal Auditing experience in the private and public sector, Financial Services, Public Sector, Inventory Management, Technology & SOX Reporting., and has served on the Institute of Internal Auditors’ North American Board, the IIA’s Global Board, and the New York City IIA Chapter’s Board. Prof. Michael is a frequent speaker for the Institute of Internal Auditors and the MIS Training Institute on such topics as Risk Assessment, Internal Controls and Quality Assurance. Prof. Michael is a passionate and energetic speaker, receiving very high ratings by participants.
He is currently working as an Auditor General in Metropolitan Transportation Authority and monitors budget of $10.3 million. He is leading numerous Quality Assurance Reviews of major Transit properties in the U.S. with investigative and audit responsibilities and certifies Quality Assurance Reviewer with strong knowledge and experience in Quality Standards (Silver Standards) for the management, Operation and conduct of the Offices of Inspector General practices and results. These standards incorporate by reference the existing professional standards for audit, investigation, and inspection and evaluation efforts such as Government Auditing Standards, issued by the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) and Quality Standards for Investigations, accepted by the PCIE and ECIE and consistent with appropriate Department of Justice directives.
Certified Internal Auditor
Certified Fraud Examiner
St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, NJ B.S, Accounting 1979
Chair, American Public Transit Audit Committee
IIA Regional Advisor
President – Institute of Internal Auditors NY Chapter (2000)
Institute of Internal Auditors Board Member 2005
Chairman – NYC Transit Executive Charity Committee.