B. Riley, a provider of financial services and business advisory solutions, added a compliance, risk and resilience practice to its financial consulting division, B. Riley Advisory Services. Scott Corzine and Duane Lohn will lead the new practice.
Lohn and Corzine joined B. Riley Advisory Services to lead a team of risk management practitioners who specialize in business continuity, cybersecurity risk management, crisis management, ERM and operational resilience.
“The ability to quickly identify, mitigate and address risk is critically important to the longevity and success of every organization in the current business climate. This highly talented group provides significant capabilities to help clients not only assess risk but also strategically navigate challenges to improve resiliency,” Ian Ratner, co-chief executive of B. Riley Advisory Services, said. “We are excited to welcome Scott and Duane to the team and look forward to introducing this group to B. Riley’s clients and partners.”
B. Riley’s compliance, risk and resilience practice will serve public and private sector clients of all sizes and across all industries, from middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 multinational organizations and federal agencies. Corzine and Lohn both serve as advisors to officers and board committees with oversight and fiduciary responsibility for their organizations’ regulatory compliance, cybersecurity, crisis preparedness and governance strategy.
“The addition of this enterprise risk management vertical complements B. Riley Financial’s core strengths in operational management, transaction advisory and financial consulting. We are pleased to welcome Scott and Duane to the firm as we continue to enhance the capabilities of our diversified platform,” Tom Kelleher, co-chief executive officer of B. Riley Financial, said.
Corzine joined B. Riley Advisory Services as a senior managing director and compliance, risk and resilience practice co-leader. He has experience in operational risk and resilience, specializing in cybersecurity compliance, assessments, strategy and maturity. Prior to B. Riley, Corzine served at Ankura Consulting Group and FTI Consulting and as a managing member and co-founder of Risk Solutions International.
Lohn joined as a senior managing director and co-leader of B. Riley’s compliance, risk and resilience practice. Lohn has experience advising clients in emergency and crisis planning, business and operational continuity management, disaster recovery and enterprise risk management. He serves as an advisor to private, public and education sector clients as part of their governance, risk and compliance initiatives, and in support of their response to disruptions and crises. Lohn previously served at Ankura Consulting Group, FTI Consulting, Marsh Risk Consulting, KPMG and as a member and co-founder of Risk Solutions International.