Board of Directors

RMA’s Board of Directors for 2018–2019.


Edward P. Schreiber Chair
Edward P. Schreiber
Chief Risk Officer & EVP                
Zions Bancorporation
Salt Lake City, UT


Amanda Norton Vice Chair
Amanda Norton
Senior EVP and Chief Risk Officer
Wells Fargo Bank
San Francisco, CA


Robert Messer Immediate Past Chair
Robert R. Messer
SEVP & Chief Financial Officer
American National Bank of Texas
Terrell, TX


Nancy Foster RMA's President and CEO
Nancy Foster
The Risk Management Association
Philadelphia, PA


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

Ajai Bambawale Elected Director
Ajai Bambawale
Group Head & Chief Risk Officer
Toronto Dominion Bank
Toronto, ON


William Bonnell Elected Director
William Bonnell
EVP, Risk Management & CRO
National Bank of Canada
Montreal, QC


Daniel Callahan Elected Director
Daniel D. Callahan
EVP, CCO, CRO
Commerce Bancshares, Incorporated
Clayton, MO


Sarah Cowan Elected Director
Sarah A. P. Cowan
Senior Vice President                  
National Bank of Middlebury
Middlebury, VT

Dan Eilert Elected Director
Daniel J. Eilert
Chief Credit Officer
INTRUST Bank
Wichita, KS

Philippa X. Girling Elected Director
Philippa X. Girling
Senior Vice President & Chief Risk Officer
Investors Bank
Short Hills, NJ


Brian D. Hughes Elected Director
Brian D. Hughes
Chief Risk Officer
Discover Financial Services
Riverwoods, IL


Michael Nassy Elected Director
Michael Nassy
EVP/CCO
FVCbank
Fairfax, VA


Joanna Nifong Elected Director
Joanna K. Nifong
Chief Credit Officer
BB&T Bank
Winston-Salem, NC


Kevin Oden Elected Director 
Kevin D. Oden
Managing Member
Kevin D Oden & Associates, LLC
San Francisco, CA

David P. Shevsky Elected Director
David P. Shevsky
Chief Operating Officer - Ally Auto
Ally Financial
Charlotte, NC


Jeffrey Bajek Ex Officio Director
Jeffrey Bajek
SVP & Chief Credit Officer
Venture Bank
Golden Valley, MN


Matt Bryant Ex Officio Director
Matt Bryant
Executive Vice President
Frost Bank
San Antonio, TX

Raj Gopal Ex Officio Director
Rajesh Gopal
EVP and Chief Risk Officer
Bank of the West
San Francisco, CA

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


Gunnar Jakobsson Ex Officio Director 
Gunnar Jakobsson
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs
New York, NY                  

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


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


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


Seth Waller Ex Officio Director 
Seth Waller
EVP & Chief Credit Officer
TIAA FSB
Jacksonville, FL