Karen A. Mitchell
Senior Manager, Risk Advisory Services
As senior manager, Karen Mitchell brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial services and nonprofit industries and brings both an industry and regulatory perspective to her work. Karen currently provides consulting services in the areas of risk management, particularly enterprise risk. She enjoys collaborating with clients and coworkers to develop strong working relationships and solve areas of potential concern. Karen values the opportunity to assist clients in obtaining the highest level of success by helping to identify and navigate the risks associated with achieving strategic objectives.
- COSO Enterprise Risk Management
Professional Memberships and Activities
- Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
Areas of Focus
- Enterprise Risk Management
- Compliance management systems
- Financial technology (Fintech)
- Community banking
- Regulatory compliance audit
- Model validation
IndustriesFinancial Institutions Financial Services
- Bachelor of science degree in international business - Graduated cum laude
- Master of business administration degree - Graduated magna cum laude
Understanding risk and resilience for a better future
Feb 16, 2023
Your employees are your most valuable asset. But can you prove it?
Nov 30, 2022
Loan portfolio stress testing for financial institutions in the wake of COVID-19
Apr 14, 2021
What is stress testing, and why should smaller financial institutions do it?
Apr 13, 2021
Are your ERM processes rigid and formulaic or agile and dynamic?
Jun 19, 2020
Programs to help financial institutions with short-term liquidity needs
Apr 28, 2020
Risk Committee – The Key to Increased Board Effectiveness
Apr 26, 2019
ERM – Makes Sense for Everyone
Aug 27, 2018
ERM Retooled: Driving Performance by Revising and Enhancing Risk Management Governance
Jun 05, 2018
The Evolution to RegTech
Apr 24, 2018
About Three Years and Counting
Aug 24, 2017
Embracing ESG: Your organization’s future may depend on it
Oct 27, 2022
Podcast: How’s your ESG program?
Nov 16, 2021
How much risk are you taking on?
Jul 05, 2021
Challenge your assumptions. The world is very different — or is it?
Jan 18, 2021
Podcast: ERM – What you should know
Sep 01, 2020
The polite walk around
Jun 12, 2020
Financial institutions need a strategy during COVID-19 funding crisis
Apr 15, 2020
A Shelter in the Storm – Will your contingency funding plan be that shelter?
Mar 31, 2020
An Ounce of Prevention . . .
Oct 28, 2019
Where Enterprise Risk Management Comes Into Play
Feb 28, 2019