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Michael Harrison Brings Two Decades of Risk Management to RiskScout

RiskScout, a leading commercial BSA platform utilized to streamline emerging market businesses for financial institutions,

RiskScout, a leading commercial BSA platform utilized to streamline emerging market businesses for financial institutions, announces the appointment of Michael Harrison to Senior Solutions Sales Executive. Mr. Harrison has a deep expertise in the business financial sector and the regulatory requirements linked to emerging market businesses.  


Justin Fischer, CEO & Co-Founder of RiskScout, stated, “RiskScout has experienced tremendous growth. Due to many banks’ own challenges with growth and a desire to bank their communities, financial institutions have been entering into emerging markets like hemp, cannabis, private ATMs, crypto, and Money Servicing Businesses, it is my pleasure to welcome Michael Harrison to the RiskScout team. Michael’s experience brings a strong, solutions-based skillset to the job and has been a performing leader and key player within the banking industry.” 


Harrison has served in leadership roles throughout his career. His major milestones include Senior Vice President of Business Banking for First Citizens Bank and Vice President of Business Development for Summit Financial Resources. His career has always reflected an emphasis in compliance and risk associated to banking and finance of small- to medium-sized businesses that presented challenges in obtaining a Financial Partner. Harrison eventually moved to Ncontracts where he served in a sales role of software & services related to risk, compliance, audit and more. “Harrison has a broad experience across multiple businesses, functional areas, and geographies. He has a track record of success and was strategic in working with higher-risk businesses that are essential to the economic structure of a community,” concluded Fischer.


Harrison has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, with a background in innovation, project management, risk and compliance, information systems, business banking, and compliance automation. Prior to his career at RiskScout, Harrison earned a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University.


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About RiskScout

RiskScout is a commercial BSA platform that streamlines complex compliance in verifying, onboarding, and managing emerging market businesses such as hemp, cannabis, private ATMs, crypto, MSBs and more. Built by a team of former bankers, regulators, technologists and fintech professionals, RiskScout removes the BSA/AML business obstacle of risk underwriting and due diligence through automation to help banks scale growth, not overhead. Where others see risk, we see opportunity.

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