Mr. Ancin Cooley, CIA, CISA, is the Founder and Principal of Synergy Bank Consulting, Inc. Synergy provides a suite of risk management services to financial institutions, which include loan reviews, information technology audits, internal audits, directors' exams, and regulatory compliance reviews. As principal, Ancin manages a growing portfolio of clients with assets ranging from $100 million to over $800 million dollars.
Ancin brings more than 10 years of experience to the industry. He gained deep, first-hand knowledge while serving as an examiner at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). During his tenure at the OCC, he performed safety and soundness examinations at community and mid-size banksthat ranged from $100 million to $8 billion dollars in total assets. After leaving the OCC, Ancin worked for a regional accounting firm where he led internal audits, as well as loan and pre-regulatory examiner reviews.
When not advising clients, training for triathlons, or spending time with his young son, Ancin designs and conducts trainings for the banking industry. In addition, he is a well sought-after expert contributor to a host of financial publications. He has most recently been featured in Forbes Magazine and The Independent Banker.
Ancin holds a Master’s of Accounting and Financial Management degree from Keller Graduate School and received a Bachelor of Science in Business from Morehouse College.
Risk Management Association (RMA)
Appraisal Institute, Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
Information Systems Audit Control Association (ISACA)
Synergy Bank Consulting, Inc. is the risk management advisory firm financial institutions trust to manage risk and optimize performance.