ERM

Your trusted and “go to” advisor for
all matters related to information security.

ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT (ERM) PROTECTS INDIVIDUALS, BUSINESSES AND SOCIETIES BY OFFERING COMPREHENSIVE SECURITY SERVICES AND PRODUCTS THAT IDENTIFY, MANAGE AND REDUCE SECURITY RISK.

ERM has served over 300 clients in 20 industries. Clients range from private and publicly held multinational companies to small businesses. Sample industries include financial services, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, legal, manufacturing, retail, technology and telecommunications.

ERM’s professionals have advanced academic degrees and hold the following information security and technology certifications: PCIP, PCI-QSA, PCI – ASV, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CITP, CRISC, CISO, CEH, CPA.

Our

Mission

To protect individuals, organizations and society through comprehensive information security.

Values

Ethics. Do the right thing.
Trust. Provide transparency and protection.
Excellence. Provide the highest quality.
Service. Help clients, employees and society.
Can-do Attitude. Face and overcome challenges.
Passion. Love what we do.

Vision

Worldwide leader and trusted advisor in information security.

Why ERM

ERM’s knowledge, expertise, integrity, professionalism and solution-driven approach have earned ERM a solid reputation as a leader in information security.

Every firm will tell you they’re different, but in this complex and serious environment of information security, ERM stands out for its:

Mission, Values & Vision
Range of Services
Expertise & Certifications
Cost Effective & Customized Solutions
Rapid Response
Proven Results
Highest Levels of Ethics and Integrity
Holistic Approach to Risk Management
Range of Industries
Client Loyalty

The ERM Team

Silka Gonzalez
Founder & President

Silka Gonzalez
Founder & President

Silka Gonzalez is the founder and president of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Since 1998, ERM has provided Information Security and IT risk management services to more than 300 clients in over 20 industries worldwide. Silka has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Cybersecurity. Prior to founding ERM, she was a manager of IT and business services at Price Waterhouse. She also served as Manager of Information Systems Auditing for Diageo PLC and Manager of Information Systems Security for American Bankers Insurance Group (now Assurant Solutions).

Silka received Bachelor’s degrees in both Computer Information Systems and Accounting from Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio). She received her Master’s degree in Accounting Information Systems from Florida International University (Miami, FL). Silka also completed an Entrepreneurial Master’s Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Boston, MA). Silka’s professional certifications include: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), and Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI-QSA).

Phone: 305-447-6750
Email: sgonzalez@emrisk.com

Michelle M. Miller
Chief Operating Officer

Michelle M. Miller
Chief Operating Officer

Michelle is an effective leader, operator and advisor, having built, managed and transformed companies. She has a strong strategic, financial and operational perspective encompassing the full range of experience from explosive growth to restructuring. And, she brings the knowledge of a hands-on C level executive to drive sustainable impact.

Michelle’s background includes both operating and advisory roles including Apple Computer, Alvarez & Marsal and The Boston Consulting Group. Michelle received a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Business Analysis from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Harvard University.

Phone: 305-447-6750
Email: mmiller@emrisk.com

Esteban Farao
Director of Consulting Services

Esteban Farao
Director of Consulting Services

Esteban Farao has over 20 years of Information Technology Security experience. His focus includes security assessments, security remediation and implementation and digital forensics. Esteban received a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems from Universidad be Belgrano, a Master’s in Management Information Systems from Universidad de Salvador and a Master’s in International Business from FIU. His industry certifications include CISSP, CISA, QSA, CISO, CRISC, CEH and PCIP.

Phone: 305-447-6750
Email: efarao@emrisk.com

Akash Desai
Director of Consulting Services

Akash Desai
Director of Consulting Services

Akash has over 15 years of Information Technology Security experience. As Managing Partner of ERM’s India operations he leads ERM’s India practice. As Director of Consulting Services for ERM’s U.S. operations his focus includes security assessments, security remediation and implementation, digital forensics, and cybersecurity innovation. Akash holds a Master’s degree in Information Networking with a cybersecurity specialization from Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Sardar Patel University. He is a certified CISSP, CISA, and CEH. Prior to joining ERM, Akash worked with the CERT® Coordination Center and the Carnegie Mellon CyLab.

Phone: 305-447-6750
Email: adesai@emrisk.com

Ray Vazquez
Director of Consulting Services

Ray Vazquez
Director of Consulting Services

Ray Vazquez is a risk management industry expert having held senior executive roles both in industry and management consulting. Ray’s extensive risk management experience includes information technology, cyber security, privacy, operational risk and financial reporting risk management. Ray has worked and served high profile clients across multiple industries including: financial services, entertainment & media, non-profit, higher education, retail and manufacturing. Ray has designed risk management frameworks that combine technology and processes to provide stakeholders a shared view of risk. His approach to risk management and process improvement has led to sustainable solutions that have been recognized by regulators and independent external auditors. Ray’s experience allows him to develop proven recommendations with sustainable results for any risk management challenge with measurable returns on investment.

Ray’s expertise includes Cybersecurity – Data Breaches, Insider Threat, Security Awareness, Governance; NIST, PCI, SANS20, ISO Security Frameworks; COSO Internal Controls & ERM framework; Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning; SOX Compliance; Software Development Lifecycle and Quality Assurance. Ray’s work experience includes Fannie Mae, TimeWarner – AOL, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He received a Bachelor of Accounting and a Master in Accounting Information Systems from Florida International University. His industry certifications include CISA and CRISC.

Phone: 703-728-7091
Email: rvazquez@emrisk.com

Evelyn D’An
Chief Financial Officer

Evelyn D’An
Chief Financial Officer

Evelyn D’An is a Senior Executive, Corporate Director, Former Big 4 Audit Partner and Hispanic financial leader with broad based global financial experience in publicly traded companies and professional services with a Big 4 accounting firm. She is decisive and recognized for superior business judgment with a proven track record of success growing profitable businesses by evaluating and acting upon opportunities and navigating market fluctuations. Combining strategic objectives and effective execution with comprehensive financial controls to streamline operations and grow organizations are hallmarks of her career.

Evelyn’s experience includes Brightstar (CFO of ERV, SVP of Operations and Finance), D’An Financial Services (clients included Bacardi USA, DelMonte Fresh Produce Company, HEICO, NationsRent Companies, Inc., Sun Capital Partners) and Ernst & Young (Audit Partner). She currently serves on the Board and Audit Committee of Summer Infant, Inc., she was a Director of Hot Topic, Inc. and she was a Director of Alico, Inc. She received a Bachelor of Science from State University at Albany and a Master in Accounting from Florida International University.

Phone: 305-447-6750
Email: evedan@emrisk.com

Suzanne Siberon
Senior Business Development Director

Suzanne Siberon
Senior Business Development Director

Suzanne has over 20 years of experience in sales, technology and business processes, managing information systems and project management. Her previous experience includes Nexsys International, ExecuTrain, Softtek and Duracell. Suzanne received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Puerto Rico and an MBA from Sagrado Corazon University. She holds several certifications in IT Service Management best practices (ITIL), as a practitioner.

Phone: 305-447-6750
Email: ssiberon@emrisk.com

Clients

ERM serves private and public sector clients

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Careers

ERM attracts and retains the industry’s best and brightest professionals. Our culture is one of empowerment, enthusiasm, entrepreneurship and hard work. We foster an environment where those with the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and commitment to excellence can thrive and share in our success.

Below are our current openings: