Doug offers primarily internal and external audit services to both private and publicly held financial services companies, ranging in size from de novo status to multi-billion dollar institutions. He also provides his clients extensive experience in Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, and Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL). Doug’s clients appreciate his high-level experience coupled with his sincere desire to be helpful every step of the way.
Years of Experience
Troy University, Bachelor’s Troy University, Master’s
Professional & Civic Leadership
- Institute of Internal Auditors – Atlanta Chapter Board of Governors
- Georgia Bankers Association – Vice Chair Accountants Section Board
- Kennesaw State University Internal Audit Center Advisory Board
- TROY University Foundation Board of Directors
- TROY University Sorrell College of Business Dean’s Executive Advisory Council
- TROY Athletics Leadership Society
INSIGHTS FROM Doug Mims
It Figures Podcast: S4:E18 – Out with TDRs and in with...
Global Internal Audit Standards
Liquidity Risk for Community Banks
Liquidity Risk for Community Banks – Focusing on Fundamentals
It Figures Podcast: S4:E9 – FDICIA Transition for Community Banks
The Global Internal Audit Standards Are Coming; Is Your Organization Ready?
Financial Institutions Year-End Accounting & Auditing Update
CRI CECL Validation Services
It’s Too Early for CECL Fatigue
Crypto Quick Reference Guide
CECL: It’s Not Just About Financial Institutions
Cryptocurrency: What’s a Community Bank to do?￼
Cryptocurrency Fundamentals for Financial Institutions
Conference Recap – AICPA 2021 National Conference on Banks and Savings...
CECL: It’s Getting WARM in Here Webinar
Risky Business: Comparing Risk Levels of MRBs
CECL: It’s Getting WARM in Here
Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Cannabis Banking: Is Your Financial Institution Ready?
The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020: An Overview
CECL: Impact to Date and the Road Ahead
Don’t Sleep on CECL
Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Implications of Human Trafficking
The Evolution of the Bank Secrecy Act
EVENTS WITH Doug Mims
- June 21
- December 6
- May 24
- June 22
Doug Mims AROUND TOWN
Institute of Internal Auditors – Financial Services Conference
On June 9th, 2023, CRI Partner Doug Mims moderated the Institute of Internal Auditors - Atlanta Chapter panel discussion on "the current banking environment." Panelists included Federal and State regulatory bodies, law, and investment banking representatives. Topics included regulatory priorities, credit risk management, interest rate risk, and liquidity in today's banking environment.
Georgia Bankers Association President/CEO, Bank Counsel and Bank Accountant Conference
CRI Partners Doug Mims and Hillary Collier presented and facilitated a discussion of current accounting, auditing and regulatory topics as for of the Accountants Conference session on September 26, 2022. Such topics will include: Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL); changes to loan modification accounting; recent proposed regulatory guidance on Commercial Real Estate loan work outs; accounting for debt securities pre and post CECL implementation; and FDICIA transition.
Community Bankers Association of Georgia – Advanced BSA/AML Compliance School
CRI Partner Doug Mims presented at the Community Bankers Association of GA Advanced BSA/AML Compliance School on August 22, 2022. As the Financial Institutions Sub-line Industry Leader and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Doug served as a panelist throughout the session.
Georgia Society of CPAs 2022 Financial Institutions Conference
CRI Partners Doug Mims and Hillary Collier presented at an Accounting, Auditing (A&A) and Tax Update on October 20, 2022, that provided a high level overview of the most timely relevant accounting and auditing standards impacting community financial institutions, as well as recent tax developments. In addition, the presenters provided an update from the 2022 AICPA Conference on Banks and Savings Institutions being held in September 2022.
Ethics for Internal Auditors
On October 6th, 2021, CRI Partner Doug Mims presented at “Ethics for Internal Auditors” alongside the Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors via a virtual webinar. This webinar provided an overview of the Institution of Internal Auditors Code of Ethics and considerations for demonstrating conformance to the principles of integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, and competency. Attendees also learned more about the specifics of enterprise risk management (ERM) and regulatory compliance.
CECL: Recent Developments and Next Steps for Financial Institutions
CRI Partner Doug Mims presented via virtual webinar on behalf of the Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors on September 27, 2021. This webinar covered a summary of the impact of CECL to date, as well as an overview of the accounting and regulatory guidance. Additionally, the Weighted Average Remaining Maturities (WARM) method, the Interagency Policy Statement on the allowance for credit losses, and many more resources and tools discussed.
The I IA’s Three Lines Model: ACUIA Webinar
CRI Partner Doug Mims participated in the ACUIA webinar on July 21, 2021, which covered the Institute of Internal Auditors’ (IIA) Three Lines Model. This presentation included practical applications for financial institutions, the role of internal audit in the implementation of the new model, and ongoing considerations for internal audit on a prospective basis.