Davie, FL – Bankers Healthcare Group, the leading provider of financial solutions for licensed healthcare practitioners and other highly skilled professionals, is proud to welcome Matt Ondus as Senior Regulatory Risk Advisor. BHG will utilize Mr. Ondus’s 34 years of senior-level financial regulatory experience in the public and private sectors to advise and guide the company through regulatory risk management expectations and requirements.
“At BHG, it’s our obligation and commitment to borrowers, bank partners, and business partners to ensure we adhere to the most stringent industry standards,” said Al Crawford, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Bankers Healthcare Group. “As our business grows, we continue to make proactive investments to help us maintain a high standard of compliance and regulation. Matt is an excellent addition to our team.”
Mr. Ondus is an expert in consumer protection law. Throughout his career, he has regulated and advised large banks, non-bank lenders, credit reporting agencies, fintechs, mortgage servicers, and collection agencies on matters such as developing and implementing compliance risk management programs; strategies for addressing regulatory risks inherent in products and service offerings; and responding to regulatory exams and enforcement actions. His specific areas of expertise include assisting in meeting the regulatory expectations of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Trade Commission, and the Federal Reserve Board.
“BHG’s leadership is committed to maintaining a strong compliance program that keeps pace with the company’s rapid growth. By scaling our compliance infrastructure appropriately, we’re helping to mitigate risks to ensure we can best serve our clients and partners,” said Mr. Ondus. “I look forward to working with BHG’s business units and compliance team.”
Mr. Ondus joins BHG from Promontory Financial Group, where he was a Director in the Consumer Compliance Practices Group. Before that, he served as a field manager with the CFPB and was the Examiner in charge of two of the nation’s largest banks. Previously, he spent 17 years as a Commissioned National Bank Examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, where he specialized in compliance. He was also a vice president and compliance officer at AmSouth Bank for five years and served as a senior loan review officer for Compass Bank for two years.
Mr. Ondus holds a law degree from Cleveland State University’s Marshall School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Loyola University. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar.
About Bankers Healthcare Group
Bankers Healthcare Group provides innovative, hassle-free financial solutions to licensed healthcare practitioners and other highly skilled professionals. Since 2001, BHG has provided more than $6 billion in financial solutions to thousands of satisfied customers nationwide. BHG is proud to maintain partnerships with leading healthcare industry associations, and is recognized regionally and nationally for innovation, continued growth, and being a best place to work. BHG is partially owned by Pinnacle Financial Partners. To learn more, visit www.bankershealthcaregroup.com, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.