Meet Our Principal / Subject Matter Expert
Gino Camilo, M.Ac.
Gino Camilo is a former CIA Officer with extensive experience
in the Finance and Accounting field, where he specialized and received multiple performance-based grade promotions within the Special Activities
Division of the National Clandestine Service at the Central Intelligence Agency
located in Langley, VA. He then went on to accept higher level positions with the federal government, and served as a Financial Management Analyst for the Department of Defense, where he was
also promoted, and was a part of an Accelerated Compensation Development Program at the time, for select promising employees. While at the Department of Defense he also specialized in Finance and Accounting, in addition
to providing assistance and support to the (FIP) Financial Improvement Program (now
referred to as Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness Program) efforts created
by the government in order to improve much needed auditability and greater
transparency/compliance in financial reporting at some government agencies. In addition to working as a Controller in private industry, Mr. Camilo also has experience as an Accounting Instructor teaching small to mid-size business owners and CEOs, as well as teaching other students Accounting, Bookkeeping, and Automated Accounting Software such as QuickBooks at the post-secondary Lorenzo Walker Technical College, part of the District School Board of Collier County located in Naples, FL. Mr. Camilo truly enjoys meeting and helping business owners and other executives of organizations save time and resources on their accounting needs so that they can focus on their respective areas of expertise, and be in a better informed position to make management decisions which can help their businesses and organizations thrive.
Mr. Camilo has
received graduate level training in various areas of Accounting, Auditing, Tax, Business Law for Accountants, and Professional Accounting Research, including but not limited to Forensic Accounting, Public
Sector Auditing, and Governmental Accounting and Auditing. He has management experience, and has received formal management training from a government agency, in addition to over 10 years
of Finance and Accounting experience, half of which he gained while working for
the Federal Government and the Intelligence Community, in addition to his
private industry experience.
Mr. Camilo holds a Master of Accounting (M.Ac.) degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In addition to his advanced degree, Mr. Camilo also earned his bachelor's degree (B.B.A.) with double majors in Finance and Management Information Systems through the
prestigious Honors College at Florida International University and the College of Business Administration at Florida International University located in
Miami, Florida - known for its rigorous and distinguished Finance and
Accounting curriculum. A stellar honors student and lifetime member of the Beta Gamma Sigma business honorary society, (the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world
can receive, by invitation only, if they rank at the top of their class in an undergraduate, master's or doctoral program at
a school accredited by AACSB-International) he also holds a Certificate In Banking (C.I.B.) and earned a Certificate In International Bank Management (C.I.B.M.) from Florida International University, Department of Finance.
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