Bud Genovese, Chairman, has over 35 years of high-level experience developing and implementing internal audit methodologies for financial institutions. Bud has directed outsourced bank internal audit services for the past 20 years. He holds an MBA - Management and a BBA - Finance from Ohio University. He is a graduate of the Bank Administration Institute’s Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin.
Jeremy Taylor, CEO, has over 30 years of banking experience. He has held senior management positions at a major regional bank, with responsibilities in portfolio risk management and in market risk monitoring. Jeremy also was a senior commercial lender and a credit manager at a global bank. He earned an MSc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and a C.Phil. in Economics from UCLA. He has lectured in economics and finance at various universities and has most recently been an adjunct faculty member in USF’s School of Management. He holds CFA, CBA and CBAP designations.
AuditOne employs Practice Directors that are ready to provide assistance to our clients and staff during audits and throughout the year. They keep our audit programs and staff current on all regulatory issues and updates. In addition, they are part of our quality control staff ensuring every audit meets regulatory demands for appropriate scope, testing and documentation. And they are readily available as a resource to clients. Our team includes:
BSA Practice Director
Kevin Watson was previously our CEO, before deciding to focus on BSA. He has held various C-level positions, including CEO, at community banks. He holds an MA in Accounting from the University of Iowa and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School. Kevin holds CPA, CAMS and CBP certifications.
Credit Practice Director
Brock Williamson has over 35 years’ experience in credit and lending areas for a variety of financial institutions. He holds an MBA from Santa Clara University.
Compliance Practice Director
Celeste Burton has over 25 years’ experience in banking, having served as Audit Manager for major banking institutions. Celeste earned a dual major in Accounting and Finance from UC Berkeley and is a Certified Internal Auditor.
ALM Practice Director
David Kellerman has over 30 years’ experience in banking, including CFO role at several community banks. David holds a CPA license, as well as an MBA from Ohio University.
Operations Practice Director
Gary Andreini has over 35 years’ experience in banking, having served as Senior Auditor in various national and international divisions of a major global bank.
EFT Practice Director
Michael Roberts has over 30 years of broad, hands-on experience encompassing IT and Operations management for various community banks. He holds a B.Sc. in Accounting and an MBA from Golden Gate University. He has earned the AAP (Accredited ACH Professional) and MSCE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) certifications.
Technology Practice Director
Jon West has over 15 years’ experience in IT. He spent the last 10 years auditing and consulting in IT and IS with a focus in the Financial industry. Jon earned a BA from UC Irvine and an Associates in Network and Server Administration from MiraCosta College. He holds CISA, CISSP and CEH certifications.