Michael B. Benardo is the Chief of the Cyber Fraud and Financial Crimes Section in the FDIC’s Division of Risk Management Supervision. He oversees all aspects of fraud-related initiatives, including establishment of regulatory policies and procedures. He is instrumental in developing and implementing fraud-related supervisory programs including examination techniques, and represents the FDIC on interagency working groups with a goal of developing consistent interagency programs for combating financial institution fraud.
Mr. Benardo has twenty-nine years of progressive experience with the FDIC, including serving as a Manager in the Technology Supervision Branch. He also served as a key member of the FDIC’s Year 2000 project team from 1997 through the century date change.
Prior to his employment with the FDIC, Mr. Benardo spent six years working in the commercial banking industry. He worked in a variety of areas including several assignments in bank operations.
Mr. Benardo is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a B. S. degree in Finance.