CAS Assurance, LLC is located in Miramar, Florida and is an expert in all areas of accounting, taxes, consulting, and business services.
Michael leverages his robust experience and skills in assisting individuals, business owners and executives to meet their tax, accounting, and information security management needs. He provides professional insights that help to minimize tax liabilities, achieve better operational efficiencies, manage cyber risks, improve compliance posture, and achieve better overall success.
Michael is a professional accountant and auditor with over 20 years combined experience in both private and public sectors. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed both in the state of Florida and the Commonwealth of Virginia. He also holds the following globally recognized certifications: Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP®), Lead Auditor Management Systems (ISO 19011:2018), AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (AWS CCP), and the AICPA issued Advanced SOC for Service Organizations Certificate. Michael is a CMMC-AB Registered Practitioner, providing readiness assessment consulting services to DoD supply chain contractors and sub-contractors seeking CMMC certifications.
Michael holds two master's degrees – one in accounting and the other in information technology (major in information security management), both from Nova Southeastern University, Florida. Michael is an active member of the following professional associations and industry groups:
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
The International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2
The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
The Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)
Infragard, South Florida Chapter
Miramar Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce
He delights in giving back to professional groups that have been instrumental to his professionalism. Michael was a board member for the South Florida chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) from 2012 to 2019 where he served as Director of Volunteer Activities, Director of Membership, Director-at-large, and Government and Regulatory Advocacy Coordinator. Michael has been a member of the Miami-Dade Toastmasters Club since 2008 where he has served as Treasurer, VP Education, and Club President, helping and mentoring members to achieve their goals of mastering public speaking and leadership skills. Michael loves singing.
This firm prepares tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates, trusts, and any entities with tax-reporting requirements. Our firm’s seasoned professionals are experts in all areas of taxation and accounting, including:
Payroll Tax Issues
Sales Tax Returns
Rental Income Returns
Fiduciary & Estate Returns
C-Corporation and S-Corp Returns
Bookkeeping and financial analysis
Financial statements preparation and compilation
Our firm also provides audit and advisory services to corporate entities for better security and compliance posture of their enterprises. Our proficient cybersecurity and compliance teams provide services in the following areas:
SOC 1 and SOC 2 audit readiness assessment
Compliance audit readiness assessment for other security standards, regulations and frameworks (including ISO/IEC27001, CMMC, NIST-CSF, CCM, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, CCPA, CIS, GDPR)
SOC 1 and SOC 2 audit
SOC 2 + CCM STAR attestation
Compliance audit for other security standards, regulations and frameworks, including NIST-CSF, CCPA, CIS, HIPAA
Our firm offers a full range of planning services including, but not limited to:
Individual Tax Planning
Business Tax Planning