Mike Pappacena is a Partner and Co-Head of ACA Aponix,the cybersecurity and IT risk division of ACA Compliance Group. Prior to ACA, Mike served as a project manager for Jefferies LLC and worked on several compliance initiatives. In addition, he spent fifteen years at Goldman Sachs,where as a vice president in the Technology Division, he managed development teams supporting the firm’s Legal, Compliance and Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley,Operational Risk, and Technology Risk departments. He also managed Fundamental Equities and Alternative Investments in the GSAM division.
Earlier in his career, Mike worked as an engineer at Long Island Lighting Company (now PSEG).Mike earned his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the Pratt Institute and his Master of Business Administration degree (Finance concentration) from Adelphi University.