Stacey A. Guardino
Stacey Guardino is a New York based Partner in KPMG’s Advisory – Risk Assurance practice. She has over 25 years of experience serving diversified financial institutions focusing on bank holding companies and insurers. Stacey specializes in internal audit, internal controls, corporate governance, culture and conduct, consumer and enterprise compliance, compliance transformation, regulatory change, and risk management. She works with clients to assess / test and enhance existing and/or implement new processes, controls, and methodologies, achieve their strategic objectives, and meet regulatory expectations.
Stacey has led multiple internal audit co-sourcing / teaming, subject matter advisory, and quality assessment review (QAR) engagements. In addition, she has led multiple compliance current state assessments and future state target operating model design and implementation / transformation engagements which have considered the compliance activities of the first, second, and third lines of defense. These projects resulted in detailed actions plans typically including change management and communication strategies and new or enhanced methodologies and supporting enablers.