John join Investors in 2016 and is the Chief Audit Executive. He is a Certified Public Accountant who brings more than 30 years of audit and risk management experience to the Bank. His responsibilities include preparing and implementing a risk-based audit plan to assess, report on, and make suggestions for improving key operational and financial activities, as well as internal controls. Additionally, he assists in identifying and documenting existing internal finance and disclosure controls, implementing and documenting new internal controls and is charged with the establishment of an internal monitoring function to audit the bank’s compliance.
Before joining Investors, Mr. Regan was the senior audit partner in charge of KPMG’s Banking Audit Practice in the firm’s New York Financial Services Practice. Mr. Regan’s responsibilities primarily focused on the Regional and Community Bank segment, where he worked with clients on public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, balance sheet restructuring, risk management enhancements, credit risk assessments and regulatory risk and management.
He also spent 10 years in KPMG’s Capital Markets Segment of the NYFS Group, where he served large global banks such as HSBC and Deutsche Bank. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting, with a minor in history, from St. Peter’s College.