Larry J. Gordon

Special Advisor – Risk Management, BSA/AML/OFAC & Credit

Larry Gordon is a senior risk and compliance professional who has held executive roles within the financial services industry for more than 25 years across the three lines of defense— customer-facing business line management; Corporate Compliance; and Independent Review.

During his career, Larry has been a leader at organizations ranging from large banks to FinTech start-ups where he was adept at identifying issues, partnering to develop options, and implementing collaborative solutions. That approach resulted in the design of industry-leading processes and tools that help transform the identification and mitigation of risk, improve organizational business processes, and facilitate culture change.

Larry’s breadth of expertise enables him to take a holistic approach to enterprise risk management that is combined with the depth of experience to address solutions in the following areas: strategic risk projects, OFAC (sanctions) compliance, BSA/AML, regulatory compliance, establishment of credit review and credit underwriting programs, portfolio management, risk assessments, and due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.

Larry is a Certified Anti-Money-Laundering Specialist (CAMS). He also has deep expertise in continuous improvement and Six Sigma. His underwriting experience spans a variety of industries and credit profiles from investment grade to leveraged buyouts, including operating companies with international supply chains and global customer bases.

Most recently, Larry served as Director of Compliance and Financial Crime at a fintech start-up based in Dallas, Texas. He also provided enterprise risk, financial crime, and regulatory compliance advisory services through his work at Endurance Advisory Partners and Gordon Risk Solutions.

Larry served as Senior Vice President, Director of OFAC and BSA Training at Huntington Bank in Columbus, Ohio. Before that, he served as Senior Vice President, Portfolio Risk and Senior Vice President, Director of Credit Review at the bank. He moved to Huntington Bank from The South Financial Group, where he served as Senior Vice President, Credit Review Manager. Larry also spent fifteen years at Bank of America in a variety of Senior Vice President roles, providing business finance support to Global Risk Management, leading credit examinations, transforming the bank’s strategic credit risk management, and wholesale lending.

Larry holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Rochester and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas.