The Principals

The principals of Bank Experts Group 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.


Our Principals:


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 Director and CEO of a community bank. His 15-year experience in consulting includes service with McKinsey & Co. and engagements involving litigation support, bank turnaround management, asset recoveries and loan 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 15-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. further background


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.  further background