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Nina Kelleher is a Partner and is the National Practice leader for the firm’s Risk and Compliance Services (RCS) Group, with more than 15 years in the risk and regulatory space. Nina leads the groups internal audit, governance, risk and regulatory compliance services, and is also the national leader of the Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPAC”) services.

With a keen focus on business process and internal controls, Nina maintains client risk postures using innovative techniques such as process automation and enterprise risk management tools. Nina’s extensive range of expertise spans across operational, financial, information technology and regulatory risk while specializing in financial services. Nina has led engagements implementing the COSO framework, designed internal controls frameworks complying with Sarbanes Oxley 404 (“SOX”) regulations, and established internal audit departments. Nina has experience in regulatory compliance internal audits including BSA/AML/OFAC and those in accordance with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau requirements.

Nina is also a subject matter expert for engagements related to National Security Agreement (“NSA”) under the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”). With a proven track record with the CFIUS Monitoring Agencies (“CMAs”), Nina has expertise in readiness, third-party monitoring and third-party audit CFIUS engagements spanning various industries that have critical infrastructure, critical technology and sensitive personal data.  

Previously, Nina was vice president of internal audit at a publicly traded broker-dealer investment bank where she led operational, regulatory and front-to-back sales and trading internal audits in the debt and equity capital markets.

Nina is a thought leader, podcaster, panelist and speaker on risk and compliance, CFIUS and SPAC topics and was named as Crain’s New York Business “Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting.”


  • Internal Audit & Regulatory Compliance
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • CFIUS Advisory Services
  • Continuous Controls Auditing
  • Process Improvement
  • SPAC Services
  • Financial Services

Credentials & Education

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
  • Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • Certified in General Insurance (CGI)
  • Rutgers University: BA, Statistics
  • Boston University: MS, Banking & Finance


  • Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering
  • RIMS – The Risk Management Society

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