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Deanna Wachsmuth

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Deanna Wachsmuth

National Director of Audit Services
dwachsmuth@smslp.com

Ms. Wachsmuth has over 25 years experience in a variety of management positions. Prior to joining Sheshunoff in 1999, she was an executive officer of a multi-state federal savings bank owned by Sun Life of Canada, U.S. She was directly responsible for all technology-related areas, including IT, Loan Operations, Deposit Servicing and the Bank’s Customer Service Call Center. She was also responsible for Retail Sales Programs, Marketing and Strategic Planning. She has extensive experience in ERM, risk assessment, vendor management, GLBA compliance, FDICIA and SOX 404 documentation and testing, systems conversions, merger and acquisition consolidation, project management, reengineering, sales, customer service, and business development. As a bank executive, she was also
integrally involved in asset-liability management, regulatory compliance and internal control systems. Her past experience included computer software and hardware sales and training.

Currently she manages over 30 professionals in all areas of Risk Management including regulatory compliance, internal audit, loan review, and information technology.

She is a summa cum laude graduate of Colby-Sawyer College and her educational background also includes Wellesley College and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. She is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Risk Professional, and has a B.A. degree in Psychology. She also holds the GIAC General Security certification (GSEC). She is a member of ISACA New England, The Risk Management Association, and the Institute of Internal Auditors.

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