Chris has provided compliance consulting and internal audit services since 2003. He performs and leads internal audit, compliance, and IT consulting engagements across the financial services industry.

Chris devotes most of his time to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), IT controls, information security and cybersecurity, FDIC Improvement Act (FDICIA) compliance, and electronic payments.

Chris also assists clients with regulatory compliance controls, information security programs, and internal audit programs.

Prior to joining Moss Adams, Chris was vice president and senior consultant at a national consulting firm, where he was responsible for regulatory compliance and IT security consulting and internal audit services.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • How to Read a SOC Report
    (ACUIA Annual Conference, June 2023)
  • Business Continuity and Crisis Response
    (ACUIA Annual Conference, June 2022)
  • Mitigating Cyber-Risk for Your Financial Institution
    (Utah Bankers Association Conference, October 2021)
  • Cybersecurity: Changing Landscape and Risk
    (Heartland Credit Union Association Conference, August 2021)
  • An Overview of NCUA’s Information Systems and Assurance Examination Program
    (ACUIA Virtual Conference, June 2021)
  • Auditing in a Remote Environment
    (ACUIA Region 1 Virtual Conference, October 2020)
  • Cybersecurity Risk – What You Need to Know in 2020
    (Western Bankers Association 2020 Virtual Education Summit, September 2020)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists
  • Member, Independent Community Bankers of America
  • Member, Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • Member, Information Systems Security Association
  • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors


  • BA, English, University of Puget Sound

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