Compliance Education Institute Assembles High-powered Advisory Council2017-12-05T09:36:36-05:00

Press Release

Compliance Education Institute Assembles High-powered Advisory Council

December 5, 2017

Ocean, NJ —Compliance Education Institute (CEI).

Compliance Education Institute has assembled an Advisory Council composed of highly experienced Business and 3rd Party Risk Management leaders from some of the largest companies in their respective industries. See The Advisory Council will help provide direction for focus areas of educational development and will also act in an advisory capacity for CEI’s upcoming suite of 3rd party risk and performance management tools to be released over the next six months. CEI published the industry’s first and still the leading certification course for vendor program management. The Certified Regulatory Vendor Program Manager (CRVPM®) course has graduated more than 1,200 professionals in the banking, insurance, brokerage and securities, retail, automotive, consulting and audit, and non-banking financial services sectors.

“I am excited to have the opportunity to participate in driving a cutting edge Continuing Education Program that impacts the Vendor Management Industry,” noted Tom Steinker, SVP & Program Director Third Party Management Office for PNC Bank. PNC recognized the need early on to augment its staff’s vendor management education and has enrolled numerous staff in both the Level l and Level ll Advanced courses over the past several years.

“This group of exceptional individuals from leading industry companies will help us focus our growth in addressing real world needs and I couldn’t be happier to have their participation on the Advisory Council,” stated Mick Kless, CEO of Compliance Education Institute. “While they all bring big picture strategic views to the table, they have deep hands-on experience in building vendor management teams and programs and managing the day-to-day tactical issues and challenges involved in the 3rd party risk management lifecycle.”

“I am honored to be working with industry experts on the CEI Advisory Council,” noted Carolyn Jungclas, SVP Procurement and Vendor Management for First Citizens Bank. “My entire team has taken the CRVPM curriculum which has provided us with a strong foundation for our Third Party Risk Management program.”

About Compliance Education Institute

Compliance Education Institute (CEI) is a NJ-based training and software solutions development company focused on providing specialized vendor management education curriculum, automation tools and professional services to multiple market sectors.

For media inquiries, contact:
Mick Kless, CEO
Compliance Education Institute