Mark C.  Riley  and Susan E. C. Riley have provided Expert Witness services, including consulting, forensic research, reports, depositions and testimony, to attorneys representing the FDIC, banks, bank clients and related companies

Mr. Riley is an experienced and successful former bank Chief Executive Officer whose background includes leading the turnaround of two banks that had been operating under regulatory agreements upon arrival. Mr. Riley’s relevant experience was overseeing all areas of his banks including overseeing the development, approval and implementation of effective risk management programs. For example, as CEO, Mr. Riley was involved in all phases of lending from business development to credit analysis and underwriting to overseeing loan approval and review process, providing due diligence of client bank loan portfolios, developing and overseeing workouts of nonperforming loans.


  • Analysis and structure commercial, residential & consumer loans within bank policies
  • Asset and cash flow based lender
  • Analysis of loan approval/ review process
  • Analysis of loan portfolios to assess credit risk, workout plans and estimated losses

Expert Witness and Similar Legal Work

  • Provided research, Expert Witness report, depositions and testimony in FDIC related suits
  • Provided research, Expert witness reports and depositions in FDIC and non-FDIC related cases
  • Provided testimony as bank officer in bankruptcy suits
  • Detected and led oversight of three cases involving criminal actions by bank customers
  • Oversaw case development involving employee bribery case

Susan E. C. Riley has provided Expert Witness research and consultation in client v. bank and bank v. client related suits.

Background: Experienced Senior Officer whose background includes the total responsibility for creating and managing the enterprise-wide systems of two denovo banks. Relevant experience also includes creating and managing the Human Resources Department, Compliance, IT and IT Security, BSA/AML, ACH, Vendor Management, Retail Bank Management, Remote Deposit Capture and Mobile Banking. 


Senior Positions Held Within Separate Banks

  • Senior Vice- President, Enterprise-wide Operations/IT, BSA Officer, Retail Banking Head
  •  Vice-President, Operations, IT, BSA Officer, Human Resources Head


  • Project Planning and Management, Coordination of the myriad pieces to create the effective and efficient operation
  • Created Bank-specific Policies and Procedures & Compliance - Enterprise-wide
  • In-depth Hands-on Knowledge and Management of all facets of Retail, Commercial and Mortgage Operations, IT and Human Resources
  • Systems Analysis/Conversions – Planning and Management
  • Highly Successful Team Leadership to achieve the goals while enjoying the work
  • Excellent Assessment from multiple Regulator exams

Expert Witness Work

Provided research and analysis in Client v. Bank suits that focused on:

  • Branch Operations and Bank Secrecy Act policies and procedures
  • Bank Operations and Wire transfers
  • New Account Fraud
  • Trust Account Fraud
  • Bank’s negligence in handling of foreign checks, clearing and subsequent wires

Telephone: 757-642-8353