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John Zasada

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• Utica College of Syracuse University
• University of Colorado at Boulder
• University of Copenhagen, Denmark
• Vermont Law School


• Responsible for leading the regulatory compliance practice nationwide.

• Assists financial institutions in establishing regulatory compliance programs, conducting compliance testing, training staff on regulations, and performing website compliance assessments. Writes and edits the compliance newsletter and conducts compliance webinars.

• Frequent speaker at financial institutions’ industry conferences and state associations and programs. Invited to speak on topics ranging from regulatory compliance trends to BSA/AML/OFAC issues, compliance management to marketing and website compliance.

• Prior to joining CliftonLarsonAllen, John was managing director at RSM McGladrey. He led a national financial institution compliance practice, developed work programs, managed engagements, and consulted directly with clients. John performed on-site compliance testing, reviewed marketing materials for compliance, conducted compliance training, developed compliance programs and compliance management systems and performed BSA/AML/OFAC compliance testing, provided compliance webinars, and conducted website compliance tests. Prior to working at McGladrey, John was employed as the compliance officer of a large financial institution where he developed and implemented their first regulatory compliance program.

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