As an internal audit, regulatory compliance, and risk management executive with over thirty years of experience in the financial services industry, Liza has advised and assisted institutions of all sizes across banks, mortgage companies, credit unions, and non-bank financial organizations.

She rejoined CrossCheck in 2015, after four years as the chief compliance and operational risk officer for Associated Banc-Corp, where she was responsible for regulatory compliance and other risk management programs such as third party risk management, risk and control self-assessment, operational loss, model risk management, fair lending and CRA. Her background includes twelve years at Jefferson Wells International where she led its Internal Audit & Controls practice. After leaving Jefferson Wells in 2008, Liza joined CrossCheck and over the next three years, was instrumental in the start-up operations for the regulatory compliance and internal audit practice by developing and executing services for financial institutions clients. She began her career with Banc One Corporation, now JP Morgan Chase, where she led internal audit and regulatory compliance functions in the Midwest.

Liza is a published author for ABA Bank Compliance on the topics of compliance management, internal audit, complaints management and mortgage servicing.


B.S. in Accounting, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI


Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA)
Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)