2016 Banking Outlook
Top Concerns for Financial Services Industry
AGH’s Mark Schmelzle will shed light on top industry concerns, and Brian Johnson will give cybersecurity tips including using the FFIEC cybersecurity assessment tool.
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If you'd like to discuss other industry concerns, contact Mark Schmelzle using his information below. If you would like more information regarding risk management, or more specifically cybersecurity, contact Brian Johnson using his information below.
Senior Vice President
Financial Industry Services Team Leader
Mark Schmelzle’s practice focuses primarily on financial institutions, manufacturing/wholesale/distribution entities and private equity groups. He leads the firm’s financial services industry team and is a member of the manufacturing and private equity teams. In the financial services and manufacturing industries, his experience includes financial statement audits, fraud investigations and other types of attest services.
Working with private equity investors, Schmelzle provides a wide range of merger and acquisition assistance for the private equity groups and their portfolio companies, including due diligence, cash flow analysis, quality of earnings review, and potential cost-savings analysis.
Schmelzle is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and Young Bank Officers of Kansas. He is an alumnus of Leadership Wichita and named one of the Wichita Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” young leaders in the community. He serves in leadership positions for community organizations including Youth Entrepreneurs and the Wichita Aero Club.
Senior Vice President
Technology and Administration
Brian Johnson is an experienced technology executive and consultant with a proven track record of leadership in technology management. As a technology and business leader with more than 30 years of experience, Brian successfully leverages his technology background, business acumen, and people management skills to help organizations link innovative technology solutions to their strategy and mission. Brian’s technology experience and credentials are supplemented by his training as a certified public accountant.
Brian is a frequent speaker and advisor on technology developments and trends. A certified public accountant, he has extensive expertise in IT risk advisory services and has earned the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified In the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), credentials as well as additional certifications in operations management, systems engineering, and solution development. Brian was named one of the Wichita Business Journal’s CIO of the Year honorees in 2015.