Management Team

Executives

Bud Genovese, Chairman, has over 30 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 in 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 25 years of banking experience. He has held senior management positions at a major regional bank, with responsibilities in portfolio risk management and market risk monitoring. Jeremy also was a senior commercial credit manager at a large business bank. He earned a Master 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.

Practice Directors

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. Our team includes:

Brock Williamson, Credit Practice Director, has over 25 years’ experience in credit and lending areas for a variety of financial institutions.  He holds an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Celeste Burton, Compliance Practice Director, 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.

David Kellerman, ALM Practice Director, 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.

Gary Andreini, Operations Practice Director, has over 25 years’ experience in banking, having served as Senior Auditor in various national and international divisions of a major global bank.

Genelle Wrzesinski, EFT Practice Director, has over 35 years’ experience in banking, including senior executive roles in Operations, BSA and Compliance at several community banks. Genelle holds an AAP certification, as well as a Business Administration degree from University of Phoenix.

Kevin Tsuei, Technology Practice Director, has over 20 years’ experience in IT. He spent the last ten years auditing and consulting in banking, which includes IT, cybersecurity, electronic funds transfer, penetration testing, and Red Flags/Identity Theft, and new emerging technologies. Kevin earned a BA in Economics from UC Irvine and a Masters in Information Management Systems from Harvard University. He holds CISA, CISSP and CEH certifications.

Kevin Watson, BSA Practice Director, has over 25 years’ experience in the banking industry and in auditing with a national CPA firm. Kevin has held various C-level positions, including CEO, at California community banks. He holds an MA in Accounting from the University of Iowa, a BA from the University of Northern Iowa, and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington. He holds a CAMS designation.