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Michael H. Becker

Managing Director

Mike leads FGMK’s Risk & Controls practice, providing clients with information privacy, cybersecurity and internal control services within the following areas:

  • Service Organization Controls (“SOC”) Reporting: SOC 1 – SSAE 16 (formerly SAS 70), SOC 2 and SOC 3
  • IT risk assessments and information security and system audits
  • Financial transaction processing and internal control optimization
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) readiness and internal audit
  • Outsourced virtual CISO services
  • PCI/HIPAA Compliance

With more than 25 years of experience in auditing and IT consulting for public and private companies nationally, Mike’s industry expertise includes technology, real estate, healthcare, not-for-profit, manufacturing and distribution, and state and federal government agencies.

Mike’s background includes 12 years at PwC, where he led IT audits for SOX compliance for over 35 publicly traded companies, SAS 70 (now called SOC 1) reviews, IT and enterprise risk assessments, internal controls improvement projects, IT internal audit projects, and provided consulting services for the design and implementation of technology solutions to automate business processes.

Education And Certifications

  • B.S., Accounting, University of Illinois
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)

Professional and Civic

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
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