Meet our gurus!
Some of the top banking industry experts are BOL Gurus. Their bios are found down below on this page. Many of the professionals who lend their time and talents to provide responses to our Guru Q&As also speak frequently at conferences, have developed products, and offer a variety of services. Look for CD ROMs of webinars, training videos, books, and other helpful resources by some of our gurus in our Banker Store.
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Each week, in each of our five main content sections on BankersOnline.com, we feature questions submitted by BOL users and answers written by BOL Gurus. Past Q&As are archived on the site and can be accessed through the search feature or via the subject matter index of articles and Q&As that appears in the left sidebar or each content section. Use the "Submit a question to the BOL Gurus" link above to submit a question of your own.
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Mary Beth Guard is one of the four co-founders of BankersOnline. Since its inception, she has served as the site’s Executive Editor.
John Burnett joined Glia Group, Inc., and BankersOnline in 2004, and currently serves as Executive Editor.
Hussam Al Abed is an Anti-Money Laundering, Bank Fraud and Security Consultant, Public Speaker and a Leading Trainer in the Banking Industry since
Kathleen Blanchard is a regulatory compliance and bank risk management consultant.
Brian Crow is Executive Vice President at Thomas Compliance Associates, Inc. in Chicago, IL.
Peter Djinis is the founder of the firm, Law Offices of Peter Djinis, which specializes in civil and regulatory matters involving federal anti-mone
Sandy Dumont, The Image Architect®, is an international leader in the field of color and image and a pioneer in the field of image psych
Ken Golliher is a principal with Pegasus Educational Services, LLC., a training firm organized in 1996 with headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky.
Jack Holzknecht is the CEO of Compliance Resource, LLC. He has been delivering the word on lending compliance for 39 years.
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Jerod is the leader of Banker's Compliance Consulting's seminar and training productions.
Susan Orr is a leading financial services expert with vast regulatory, risk management, and security best practice knowledge and expertise.
Sam D. Ott is an attorney who specializes in banking and is of counsel with Phillips Murrah P.C.
Kelly M. Owsley, CRCM is Director of Training Services for Compliance Resource, LLC. Kelly's career in banking began in 2000.
Jeff Patterson combines a unique blend of technical expertise, operational capabilities, risk management experience, and security awareness in a dy
Dan is Vice President and Compliance Officer for The Peoples State Bank with its main office located in Ellettsville, IN and supporting nine branch
Rayleen M. Pirnie, AAP is the founder and owner of RP Payments Risk Consulting Services, LLC. based in Missouri.
Jimmy Sawyers helps financial institutions tackle issues ranging from technology planning to risk management.
Barry Thompson has worked in the financial services industry for over three decades, holding the positions of security officer, compliance officer,
Eryn Tribble is a certified Associated Business Continuity Professional (ABCP) who offers experience and expertise in Business Continuity Managemen