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Lisa Zonino

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Lisa Zonino, based in New York, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services Practice, where she helps clients attract, retain, and develop capable leaders for C-suite roles. Lisa is a trusted advisor on talent strategy, conducts executive search and leadership assessment, and provides accelerated integration support to leaders transitioning to new roles. She is also part of the firm’s Human Resources and Risk Management practices.

I am passionate about helping my clients attract and develop leaders who are agile and can adapt to the continually changing mandates facing risk, compliance, legal, finance, and human resources leaders.

Before joining Egon Zehnder, Lisa had a 25-year career in banking. She was the Chief Human Resources Officer at CIT Bank and held a number of senior roles in risk management at Morgan Stanley and Bankers Trust.

Lisa earned a BA in economics and psychology from Smith College and an MBA from New York University. She enjoys following how markets have changed and how leaders are addressing the threats posed by technology, globalization, cybercrime, and fraud.

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Do the Right Thing and Do It Well

Do the Right Thing and Do It Well

What can CHROs do to enhance their HR function and take it to the next level? In a bid to answer this tough question… Read more

The Wall Street Journal – Risk Experts on Bank Boards Must Be “Real Leaders”

The Wall Street Journal – Risk Experts on Bank Boards Must Be “Real Leaders”

Just over 40% of the top 35 US banks comply with Dodd-Frank Act requirements to have a qualified risk-management expert on their board and… Read more

Compliance Week – Boards Start To Take Cyber Security Seriously

Compliance Week – Boards Start To Take Cyber Security Seriously

With cyber-attacks on the rise, boards are starting to monitor cyber-security risks more closely. “As board members retire and roll off, they are replaced… Read more

Compliance Week Companies Adopt “Cutting-Edge” Approach to Diversity

Compliance Week Companies Adopt “Cutting-Edge” Approach to Diversity

Disclosure of the final Dodd-Frank rules on how US companies assess and report diversity data are expected any day, reports Compliance Week. Read more

Reuters – Banks Seek Senior-Level Risk Officers

Reuters – Banks Seek Senior-Level Risk Officers

Tougher banking regulations have boosted demand for compliance, risk and legal officers in an otherwise lackluster recruitment market, reports The Chicago Tribune. Read more

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