Senior Account Manager
Mike Almeyda is a Senior Account Manager at Force 5. Mike’s experience is rich in enterprise risk management and power utility compliance. He served as a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Compliance Auditor with SERC Reliability Corporation for two years, where he led audit teams in CIP Compliance Audits and spot-checks for over 25 CIP audits.
Mike is driven to help our customers drastically reduce their safety, security, and compliance physical-entry risk, with a particular expert niche in NERC/CIP compliance enforcement.
Mike’s extensive experience navigating regulations spans both sides of the regulatory table. At Florida Power & Light, Mike served as Manager of Power Delivery Reliability Standards & Compliance and Manager of Training and Execution Assurance. He provided direct oversight to compliance sustainability and quality assurance for the Power Delivery Business Unit, spanning all NERC Reliability Standards. He also led compliance activities, ensuring full compliance with all legislative and regulatory initiatives, as well as reviewed cyber security and infrastructure protection compliance protocols and procedures, ensuring complete alignment with national and regional regulatory requirements (NERC CIP Standards/FERC Orders).
Mike later returned to SERC to serve as Manager of Business Process & Risk Assessment, where he provided strategic leadership and tactical planning for the organization, developed the regulatory risk profile for SERC’s area of responsibility, and implemented continuous process improvement methodologies across the corporation.
Mike received his Bachelor of Science in computer science from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2005 and Master of Science in enterprise risk management from New York University in 2016. He is a decorated combat veteran and U.S. Army Ranger who served two combat deployments in Iraq. His experience includes military service, regulatory compliance, and corporate work in the utility sector.