Global Risk Management Executive/Business Leader who leverages expertise in international commercial banking, debt and capital market products, nonprofit management and Harvard MBA to create continually evolving and improving risk governance and origination processes and policies. Builds teams that bring credibility, stature and subject matter expertise to risk management, revenue production, compliance, legal and IT practices. Brings clarity and a natural talent for fostering dialogues with boards, C-suite, internal and external stakeholders to gain consensus on expectations and long-term strategies to optimize and protect economic value and reputation of the firm.
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Christopher "Kit" Menkin is of editor LeasingNews.org (http://www.leasingnews.org/), an internet trade publication for the finance/leasing industry. He has 46 years experience in the finance/leasing industry as well as being a founder of a commercial regional bank and serving on several company board of directors. He was a syndicated business columnist in news from Silicon Valley, California, for 12 commercial newspapers in the 1970's and early 1980's. Prior to getting into the financial business, he was a West Coast News Producer for ABC-TV News, Managing Editor KGO-TV News, San Francisco, California, and news editor at KFRC News, San Francisco, California. His three times a week news edition posted at www.leasingnews.org is read by over 175,000 in the trade and by related entities each month.