John Noto, Governor
John Noto is an accomplished Accountant and Financial Operational Risk, Regulatory Compliance, and Financial Audit subject matter professional. He was a Senior Director at eDelta Consulting conducting financial services reviews in the areas of Regulatory Compliance, Enterprise/Operational Financial & Management Reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Business Continuity Management (BCM), and Vendor Management. John is formerly a Senior Operational Risk Manager of the London Stock Exchange Group /FTSE Russell Indexes where John had responsibilities in the areas of data collections, data quality management, vendor management, and data distribution within the securities markets. Previously he was responsible for the identification, management, measurement, mitigation, and control of Financial Operational Risk, Vendor Management, BCM, and for directing the SOX compliance requirements at Mizuho Securities USA. John served on the Risk Management Committee, I.T. Management Committee, Financial Operational Risk Management Committee, and BCP/Crisis Management Committees. John has had extensive financial services, operational, regulatory, and audit experience with a concentration in Banking, Broker-Dealer, Capital Markets, and Investment Banking industry. He has held several high-ranking positions in Internal Audit and has established first-time Internal Audit and Financial Operational Risk Management Departments for large financial service firms. John’s professional experience includes PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, NatWest Markets, N.A., Fortis Financial Services, and Friedman Billings Ramsey Group. He also served as the President of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association – Internal Auditors Society in 2013 and Co-President of the Risk Management Association in 2015-2017. John has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University, a Certified Financial Services Auditor, and Accreditation in Internal Quality Assessment and Validation of the Institute of Internal Auditors, FINRA Series 99, and several SOX Certifications.