Starting Over: Rebooting Your E&C Program for Maximum Effectiveness
Credit(s): 1 SHRM CEU • This education activity has been submitted to the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® and is currently pending their review for approval of CCB CEUs
This webinar offers a comprehensive guide to reworking or establishing the foundation of a powerful E&C program. Participants will learn how to assess their current program, identify gaps, and develop a strategy for program improvement. The session will cover a range of topics, including stakeholder engagement, risk management, policy development, and training and communication. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of how to effectively implement the foundational essentials of an E&C program and how to measure and increase success over time.
- Designing policies, assessing risk, creating a code of conduct, and implementing effective training.
- Creating and maintaining a strong ethical culture through continuous monitoring and assessment.
- Practical guidance and actionable insights will be provided to help build a successful program.
Amy Mertz Brown
Amy Mertz Brown, Esq., LPEC, CRCP Chief Compliance Officer Gurstel Law Firm, P.C.
Amy Mertz Brown has over 30 years of experience as a leader, lawyer, and compliance professional. Amy currently serves as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) at Gurstel Law Firm, P.C. where she leads both the Firm’s regulatory compliance with federal and state law concerning creditors’ rights and consumer rights, as well as compliance with operational requirements for the Firm such as business and attorney licensing. Prior to joining Gurstel in 2020, Amy was CCO at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), leading a team of compliance attorneys and professionals to oversee government ethics compliance for all SEC employees and managing several large dollar value IT projects. Amy developed and implemented the enterprise ethics and compliance program at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a financial services federal agency, over the course of eight years she helped establish and build CFPB’s in-house legal department. Amy also has served in legal department management positions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Amy is a national public speaker on compliance program and risk management, regulatory compliance, and creditor’s rights. Since October 2022, Amy has served on the NCBA Board of Directors and co-chairs NCBA’s Advocacy Committee. Amy also is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), and Chief, a private network of executive women.
Vulcan LLC | Senior Manager, Compliance & Employee Engagement
Kristine Coy-Foster is the Senior Manager of Compliance & Employee Engagement at Vulcan LLC. She is responsible for conducting DEI efforts throughout the organization, as well as planning and executing initiatives to keep employees well trained and engaged in their positions. Before working at Vulcan LLC, she was the Ethics & Compliance Program Manager - Employment Practices at REI, where she was responsible for compliance across the co-op with federal, state, and local employment-related laws and regulations.
Radical Compliance | CEO & Editor
Matt Kelly is editor and CEO of RadicalCompliance.com, a blog, and newsletter that follows corporate governance, risk, and compliance issues at large organizations; it includes the Compliance Jobs Report, a weekly update on compliance professionals moving around the industry. He also speaks on compliance, governance, and risk topics frequently.
Ethico | Chief Separate & Co-CEO
Chief Servant and Co-CEO of Ethico, which provides compliance solutions to some of the largest organizations in the world, Nick is a student of behavioral economics and organizational psychology and has worked with and analyzed hundreds of organizations over his career in advisory services, private equity, and compliance. He has seen first-hand the transformative impact compliance and culture can have on generating sustainably superior results. Nick has a B.S in Finance, Accounting, and Economics from Indiana University, is a member of Mensa International, Certified Public Accountant, and CFA Level 3 candidate, and has dedicated his life to serving -- his community, clients, team -- in order to make the world a better workplace.