Ivan Garces.

Ivan Garces.

Principal & Practice Leader – Risk Advisory Services

Kaufman Rossin

Ivan Garces is a senior advisory principal, Chair of Kaufman Rossin’s risk advisory services practice, co-leads the firm’s banking practice and serves as a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. He brings clients more than 24 years of public accounting experience, and provides risk management, governance, forensic accounting and regulatory compliance consulting services to private and publicly traded companies and financial institutions throughout the U.S., Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

He has extensive experience evaluating risk management programs, internal controls, anti-fraud and anti-money laundering programs, USA PATRIOT Act, Bank Secrecy Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance programs. Ivan has assisted numerous companies and financial institutions respond to regulatory enforcement actions related to such matters. Ivan has conducted internal investigations into alleged asset misappropriation, financial reporting, money laundering and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations. He has also provided expert testimony for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Ivan is a frequent speaker at industry events and panels and has been quoted in financial news and trade publications including the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, South Florida Business Journal, American Banker and Compliance Week.


  • B.ACC. Accounting, M.S. Taxation, Florida International University


  • Financial Institutions
  • Investment Companies
  • Professional Services
  • Technology
  • FinTECH
  • Digital Currency