Ellen Zimiles to Lead Navigant’s Financial Risk & Compliance Segment
New role creates additional practice alignment and brings broader solutions to financial institution clients
By bringing Navigant’s consulting and compliance offerings to financial institutions under Zimiles’ direction, the Firm will provide a more leveraged and collaborative set of solutions for clients facing challenges related to market changes, regulatory compliance and risk, and the related operational challenges for financial institutions.
“This new leadership role demonstrates Navigant’s continued commitment
to helping our clients succeed in building, managing and protecting
their business by maximizing the expertise and capabilities we have
resident in the company,” stated
Zimiles joined Navigant in 2010 through the acquisition of Daylight
Forensic & Advisory, an international consulting firm where she was the
founder and Chief Executive Officer. She has more than 30 years of
litigation and investigation experience. Before starting Daylight
Forensic & Advisory in 2006, she served as practice leader for the
financial services industry at KPMG. Additionally, she coordinated the
forensic practice across all industry segments during her KPMG tenure.
Earlier in her career, Zimiles was an Assistant United States Attorney
“I have seen Navigant’s FR&C segment grow and evolve during my tenure here. I am honored to leverage the deep industry expertise and unique capabilities of this expanded team to provide enhanced services to clients and broader opportunities to employees,” commented Zimiles.
Zimiles is a leading authority on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and her experience also includes the development of anti-money laundering programs, corporate governance, regulatory and corporate compliance, fraud control, and public corruption matters. She has worked with a multitude of financial institutions preparing for regulatory exams, developing remediation programs and assisting organizations as a regulatory liaison and serving as an independent monitor, as well as advising organizations that are the subject of a monitorship.
Navigant Corporate Communications
Megan Maupin, 312.583.5703