I’m passionate about helping firms to navigate challenges and solve problems as they innovate and transform financial services.

Michael Winter

EY US-West Region Financial Services Risk Management Lead, Ernst & Young LLP

Dedicated to solving complex business and regulatory challenges through innovation and transformation. Husband, father, passion for cooking.

Michael leads Ernst & Young LLP’s Financial Services Risk Management practice in the western US, with a specific focus on regulatory compliance and financial crimes compliance. He has extensive experience in assisting traditional financial services firms, as well as mature and evolving FinTech firms, in assessing and mitigating regulatory risk, enhancing internal controls, and evaluating and pursuing US licensing and chartering options.

Prior to joining EY US, Michael held various positions at a global bank supporting the global corporate and investment banking and global wealth and investment management divisions, including roles within legal, compliance, technology and operations, and front-office business management. 

He holds a JD from Golden Gate University School of Law and a BS in Business Administration from California State University, Chico.

How Michael is building a better working world

I am passionate about helping organizations to realize their ambition to transform the future of financial services. I work with US domestic and international clients to help them develop and enhance programs to meet US and global regulatory challenges, to help enable them to innovate and better serve the underbanked.

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