With over 40 years of financial services experience, Gene Ludwig is widely recognized for his expertise in fintech regulatory and compliance matters.
Gene is the founder and CEO of Ludwig Advisors, which counsels financial institutions on critical matters. He also founded Promontory Financial Group, a premier regulatory and compliance consulting firm for financial services and fintech companies, and Promontory Interfinancial Network, which has provided hundreds of billions of dollars in funding to its network of more than 3,000 financial institutions.
Gene has proved an adept investor in the community banking sector. CapGen Financial, a $500 million community bank private equity fund founded by Gene and others in 2006, began investing prior to the financial crisis.
As the 27th Comptroller of the Currency, Gene served as the Clinton administration’s chief banking regulator and point person on the policy response to the credit crunch of the early 1990s. He earned a J.D. from Yale University.