Executive Vice President of Audit Services
Richmond, VA

Mike Ford is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer NT 4.0 (MCSE), and a leading expert in information security for banks. Mike has over fifteen (15) years in Information Technology and Information Security and has experience in Audit, Risk Management, Compliance, Administration, Project Management, Policy Development, Incident Response, and Budgeting within the Community Banking and Health Care Industries. Prior to NETBankAudit, Mike was with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond as an Examiner – Information Technology and Operational Risk. Previous work experience includes First Market Bank, First North American National Bank, and the United Network for Organ Sharing. Mike has held the positions of Information Security Officer, Bank Security Officer, and IT Manager and has worked in the IT consulting field. Mike has a Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia where he also received his undergraduate degree and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Richmond. Mike is active with the Information Systems Audit and Compliance Association (ISACA), including serving on the Board of Directors of the Richmond Chapter and as Chapter President in 2008.