John Board is an audit consultant and commercial loan audit specialist for Clark Schaefer Hackett’s Risk Management Services Group. This group handles internal audits, internal control evaluations, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, regulatory compliance, and loan reviews for community banks and financial services institutions.

John has extensive experience working directly with FDIC and OCC regulators conducting audits of various financial institutions. He has experience developing and implementing policy and procedures concerning commercial lending, real estate appraisals and internal audit functions. John specializes in commercial loan review including documentation, regulatory compliance and credit quality.

John’s prior experience includes 15 years working in the banking industry including roles as Chief Commercial Credit Officer, Chief Financial Analyst and Commercial Loan Reviewer for banks featured on both the NYSE and NASDAQ markets. He also audited community banks for commercial and consumer loan compliance and quality while working as an independent contractor.

John’s experience spans many states including Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky. He has also served as a CFO in both the manufacturing and contract consulting industries, as well as Chairman and Treasurer of the Board of Directors for a non-profit foster care agency.


Certified Forensic Accountant (Cr.FA)
Master of Forensic Accounting (MFAcc)


BS, Business Management, Miami University
Master of Forensic Accounting, University of Charleston

Contact Information

Phone: 513.746.2274
Email: [email protected]

1 E. 4th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Christian Salzmann, client development manager, Clark Schaefer ConsultingSarah Huang, Clark Schaefer Hackett