Our Principals

The principals of Bank Experts Group are former bankers who have served banks as senior officers in various capacities including CEO, Director, COO, CFO and Chief Credit Officer. They have directed major divisions of banks including commercial banking, investment banking, retail banking, operations, lending, loan workouts and strategic planning, and have held senior positions with a regulatory agency. They have completed numerous engagements as experts and have extensive courtroom testifying experience.



Richard W. George

Richard George’s 29-year career with Citibank in the U.S. and abroad included senior positions in credit policy, lending, general management, sovereign debt restructuring and workouts. For over 10 years, Mr. George was a faculty member at U.C. Berkeley’s Haas Graduate School of Business. He has served as CEO and Director of a community bank. His 19-year experience in consulting includes service with McKinsey & Co. and engagements involving litigation support, bank turnaround management, asset recoveries and officer training. further background



J. Michael Feeks

In his 24-year career with Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. (now JPMorgan Chase), Mike Feeks headed strategic planning and held senior positions in commercial banking and lending, branch banking and operations. He also served community banks as President, Director and in other senior management positions. In his 17-year consulting experience, he has had extensive experience as an expert witness and has advised banks in turnarounds, workouts, portfolio sales and M&A. further background



Our Senior Advisors:


Frank A. De Lisi
A former Principal of Bank Experts, Frank De Lisi gained in-depth expertise in lending and corporate finance through his experience as a senior examiner with the OCC, senior staff approving officer and commercial lender at a money center bank and regional institutions, and as a consultant with a leading turnaround management firm. Mr. DeLisi has had extensive experience dealing with commercial lending, fraud, turnarounds and due diligence issues.


Michael A. Callen

A former Vice Chairman of the Board of Citicorp, Mr. Callen’s 27-year career with Citi included numerous management positions throughout the world.  Assignments involved management of Citi’s worldwide treasury business, corporate banking activities in North America, investment banking, and global corporate banking business.  Since retiring from Citi, Mr. Callen has continued to serve the financial services industry in a variety of senior-level management and consulting capacities. 

 


Our Senior Consultants

In addition to the capabilities of Bank Experts' principals, the Firm maintains a network of senior consultants with skills and experience that includes:


Derivatives, FX.
Former senior banker experienced in derivatives (credit, interest rate, equity and commodity) and foreign exchange. learn more

Trust, Investments
Former senior banker experienced in investment advisory, trust and broker-dealer services. learn more

 

Checks, Operations
Experienced in-house bank counsel specializing in matters involving checks, funds transfers, deposits and bank operations. learn more

 

Custody, Servicing
Expert in legal aspects of global custody banking and asset servicing, fiduciary issues and fund administration. learn more

 

Latin American Banking
Bi-lingual senior bank executive with experience in lending and restructuring business and commercial real estate loans in the United States and Latin America. learn more

 

Human Resources
Former human resources director and senior commercial banker. learn more

 

Compliance
Former bank regulator and partner of a national CPA firm with expertise in bank regulatory compliance, BSA, CRA and fair lending. learn more

 

 

 

Our Associates

The Firm also maintains a nationwide network of former bankers and financial professionals who have served as expert witnesses and consultants in numerous engagements including:

 

  • Interim executive management
  • Crisis management, turnarounds
  • Loan workouts, loan reviews
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Loan officer training
  • Interest rate and currency hedging
  • Loan syndications, structured finance
  • Branch banking operations