As a regulatory compliance, internal audit and risk management executive with over 35 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 12 years at Jefferson Wells International, where she led the Internal Audit & Controls practice. After leaving Jefferson Wells in 2008, Liza joined CrossCheck and was instrumental in the start-up operations for the Regulatory Compliance and Internal Audit practice. 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 regulatory compliance management, internal audit, fair lending, complaints management and mortgage servicing. She has also been a speaker for the American Bankers Association, the Utah Bankers Association, the California Bankers Association (f/n/a the Western Bankers Association), the Central Florida Compliance Association, the Chicagoland Compliance Association, the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Chicago Bar Association.
B.S. in Accounting, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA)
Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)