Leanne is responsible for Riverside’s Accounting, Valuation and Regulatory Support Services. Prior to Riverside, Leanne was Treasurer at BNC Bancorp, a $7.5 billion commercial bank in the Southeast. Leanne worked to expand the bank’s finance and treasury department and was responsible for interest rate risk management, liquidity and funding management, and the bank’s derivative programs. She developed a centralized platform that significantly expanded the bank’s derivatives advisory services for commercial real estate clients and worked with clients on the structuring and implementation of risk management programs, including valuation and accounting. She gained broad experience working with both auditors and regulators on accounting, financial reporting, and regulatory matters. Leanne was also responsible for pro forma balance sheet modeling and analysis of institutions targeted for acquisition and contributed to BNC’s successful consolidation of nine institutions since 2013.
Leanne began her career at Sandler O’Neill & Partners in New York, working with community banks on strategy development, including interest rate risk management, investment portfolio strategy, retail and wholesale funding management, budgeting, liquidity planning, derivatives strategy, and stress testing.
Leanne holds a Masters of Accounting from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Economics from Lafayette College. Leanne is a Certified Public Accountant.