Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
Mike Riggin joined Global in May 2009 as Chief Risk & Compliance Officer. He has overall responsibility for the company’s banking relationships as well as risk, regulatory compliance and audit functions.
A seasoned expert in payments and regulatory compliance, Mike has a longstanding affinity for the financial services industry. He started his career in banking and followed his interest through the industry in multiple key financial services roles.
Prior to joining Global, Mike served in key roles across Bank of America, including national sales and product management within the bank’s Global Treasury Management organization. Following Bank of America, he served as Market President for a Prosperity Bank predecessor where he helped build out the bank’s Dallas retail banking footprint. This exposure led to a deep appreciation for the order and discipline necessary to manage risk and compliance in a rapidly evolving financial services environment.
Mike is regarded as a payment thought leader and has served as a voice of the industry at various financial technology and payments association conferences. He also sits on several corporate advisory boards including Comerica Bank and The Clearing House.
Mike received a Bachelor of Science degree from Fordham University, completed the American Bankers Association’s National Compliance School and earned the ABA’s Risk Management certificate offered through the University of Maryland. In his spare time Mike enjoys traveling with his wife, Brenda, and spending time with their 5 boys.
“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”
– Winston Churchill