Jim Conley directs the Firm’s Risk Management Services Group for financial services institutions. This group provides consulting services including loan review, internal audit, Sarbanes Oxley compliance and regulatory compliance. In 2010 Jim oversaw the firm’s acquisition of Albright Consulting, which enhanced the services his group offers. His team welcomed several talented associates who are well-versed in the areas of policy development, compliance reviews, and quality control, as well as regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining the Firm, Jim’s professional experience included 20 years of banking concentrated in internal auditing, and three years public accounting specializing in the financial institutions industry. He directed the internal audit, compliance management, and loan review functions among other duties.
Jim has a reputation for success in directing compliance with regulatory supervision remedial action plans, involving memorandum of understanding and cease and desist orders. Other engagements include litigation support services and fraud investigations. Jim’s clients know they can count on him to address and mitigate their risks, and when necessary, guide a stressed bank out of trouble.
His experience includes: internal and external financial auditing, operational auditing, compliance management, trust auditing, loan review, collateral validation, interest rate risk model validations, internal control evaluation and policy and procedure reviews. He also has experience in financial management, strategic planning, asset/liability management, profit planning and due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.
BS, Accounting, cum laude, Northern Kentucky University
Certification & Licensure
Certified Internal Auditor
Certified Fraud Examiner
Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
Institute of Internal Auditors
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Industry & Service Teams
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- Financial institutions face changing climate, evolving risks December 4, 2014
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- Risky business: Managing third-party vendors to keep your institution safe December 17, 2015
- Regulatory compliance strategies for commercial lenders August 14, 2015
- People to Know in the Banking & Finance Industry November 11, 2013