Board of Directors

RMA’s Board of Directors for 2016–2017.

Helga Houston Chair
Helga Houston
SEVP and Chief Risk Officer
Huntington Bancshares, Incorporated
Columbus, OH


Robert R. Messer Vice Chair
Robert R. Messer
EVP & Chief Financial Officer
American National Bank of Texas
Terrell, TX


J. Tol Broome, Jr Immediate Past Chair
J. Tol Broome, Jr, CRC
President                 
BB&T Mortgage                 
BB&T Bank
Greensboro, NC


William F. Githens RMA's President and CEO
William F. Githens, CRC
The Risk Management Association
Philadelphia, PA


Michael C. Ankrom, Jr. Director
Michael C. Ankrom, Jr.
Head of Enterprise Credit Risk
Bank of America
Charlotte, NC

Sarah A. P. Cowan Director
Sarah A. P. Cowan
SVP
National Bank of Middlebury
Middlebury, VT

Dan Eilert Director
Dan Eilert
Chief Credit Officer & Division Director, Risk Management
INTRUST Bank
Wichita, KS

Thomas E. Freeman Director
Thomas E. Freeman
Corporate EVP, Consumer Banking & Private Wealth Management Executive
SunTrust Banks
Atlanta, GA


Raj Gopal Director
Raj Gopal
EVP & Head of Enterprise Risk Management
Bank of the West
San Francisco, CA

H. Lynn Harton Director
H. Lynn Harton
President & COO
United Community Banks Inc.
Blairsville, GA


C. Matthew Lusco Director
C. Matthew Lusco
SEVP and Chief Risk Officer
Regions Bank
Birmingham, AL


Mark D. Mattson Director
Mark D. Mattson
EVP & Director of Health Care Banking                 
CapStar Bank
Nashville, TN


Amanda Norton Director
Amanda Norton
Chief Risk Officer, Consumer & Community Banking
JPMorgan Chase & Company
New York, NY


David Oman Director
David Oman
Chief Risk Officer
Credit Suisse Americas
New York, NY


Paul W. Parker Director
Paul W. Parker
Vice Chairman & Chief Risk Officer
US Bancorp
Minneapolis, MN


Surjit Rajpal Director
Surjit Rajpal
Chief Risk Officer
BMO Financial Group
Toronto, ON


Matt Bryant Ex Officio Director
Matt Bryant
EVP, Credit Administration
Frost Bank
San Antonio, TX

Meg R. Mueller Ex Officio Director
Meg R. Mueller
SEVP & Chief Credit Officer                 
Fulton Financial Corporation                  
Lancaster, PA


Edward P. Schreiber Ex Officio Director
Edward P. Schreiber
Chief Risk Officer/EVP                 
Zions Bancorporation
Salt Lake City, UT


Kevin D. Oden Ex Officio Director 
Kevin D. Oden
EVP & Head of Operational Risk and Compliance
Wells Fargo Bank
San Francisco, CA                  

William L. Perotti Ex Officio Director
William L. Perotti
Group EVP & Chief Risk Officer 
Frost Bank
San Antonio, TX


Spyro Karetsos Ex Officio Director
Spyro Karetsos
EVP & Director of Enterprise Risk Services 
SunTrust Bank
Atlanta, GA


Edward B. Pollock Ex Officio Director
Edward B. Pollock
EVP & Head of Regulatory Relations & Government Affairs
TD Bank, N.A.
Cherry Hill, NJ


Glenn Horner Ex Officio Director
Glenn Horner
Managing Director & Chief Regulatory Officer, Securities Finance
State Street
Boston, MA