MANAGING PRINCIPAL
RUSKIN PARTNERS, LLC.
Michael Gaquin
(617) 275-1948
BUSINESS RESILIENCY
PRACTICE:

Serves as a chief consultant and business development principal for Ruskin Partners, an executive consulting services firm whose practice includes financial services, professional services firms, biotechnology and venture capital firms. Ruskin Partners provides executive consulting services offering a wide range of business solutions and program management expertise partnering with clients to improve risk identification, assessment, management and
transparency.

  • Leads a team of professionals responsible for the successful execution of client engagements; Successfully developed, implemented and manages the strategic accounts sales plan resulting in continued revenue growth and improved shareholder value.

  • Portfolio delivery execution in strategic partnership with Ruota Consulting including program and project management, program assessment, risk and control evaluation, governance and reporting integration.

ACHEIVEMENTS
  • Providing program assessment and redesign, BIA development and implementation,
    testing protocols, crisis management review and redesign and program governance
    solutions

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS
  • Providing risk identification, assessment and mitigation recommendations resulting in significantly reduced fraud risk exposure by addressing weaknesses in background vetting protocols and vendor selection practices

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT / PROJECT DELIVERY
  • Providing senior leadership of large, complex, enterprise-wide initiatives. Responsible for program development, implementation and sustainability, as well as budget, personnel and vendor management. Additionally responsible for the development of strong working relationships with senior stakeholders and senior management ensuring on-time delivery, cost containment and customer satisfaction as well as status updates to Boards of Directors.

RISK AND COMPLIANCE
  • Establishing a Risk and Compliance practice at an existing consulting firm:

    • Enterprise Risk

    • Business Resiliency

    • Information Security

    • Third-Party Assurance

    • Risk Governance

    • Risk Reporting

ENTERPRISE RISK
  • Establishing enterprise risk programs including:

    • Risk Methodology

    • Risk Identification, Assessment and Mitigation Techniques and Tools

    • Escalation and Crisis Management Protocols,

    • Risk Reporting

    • Risk Governance

REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
  • Providing program assessment and redesign, controls development and implementation, rules testing, escalation protocols review and redesign and program governance solutions

CLIENTS:
  • Successfully manage critical client relationships with existing customers while excelling at new business development

  • Responsible for $500K in new business thus far in Fiscal Year 2018

  • Select Clients include: Deloitte, Citizens Bank, Ruota Consulting, Centreville Bank