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Experience, Knowledge, And Results For Your Bank Or Financial Institution

 

The firm was founded by Gregory A. Noonan who brings more than 25 years of experience as a senior financial executive to a variety of projects. A leader with demonstrated success, Mr. Noonan’s services will enable your financial institution to achieve its goals through sound project management and innovative approaches.

 

Mr. Noonan's associates are noted and well respected in the banking community for their results-oriented banking experience and a well rounded knowledge of Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, Strategic Planning, and Project Management. Read more about:

  • Greg Noonan

  • Bruce Nelson, specializing in loan operations leadership, process improvement and project management

  • Kimber Salim, specializing in corporate finance and profitability

  • Barbara Turcotte, specializing in planning and forecasting, profitability management, and financial analysis

  • David Kyle, specializing in retail and commercial banking operations management

  • Teresa Wright, specializing in project and change Management

  • Anita Gentle Newcomb, specializing in strategic planning and the future of banking

  • Laura Meanwell, providing administrative and executive assistance

 

Gregory Noonan

Greg has 25+ years of experience as a senior financial executive and consultant specializing in strategic planning, strategy execution, financial management and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, efficiency and process improvement, and project implementation. He has managed high-performing finance teams and served as strategy and project leader on numerous growth, profitability, and process improvement initiatives for financial service firms of all sizes.

As a consultant, Greg has worked successfully with many community and regional banks on strategic planning, business line management, performance management, merger analysis and integration, profitability analysis, credit and financial process improvement, branch productivity, financial systems evaluation and design, and operational productivity.

 

 

 

Bruce Nelson

Mr. Nelson brings over 30 years of extensive loan operations leadership, process improvement and project management experience to GNA. He is a results-driven executive with a proven track record in leading operations teams from community savings banks to large regional commercial banks. Bruce is focused on delivering high performance, developing, implementing effective solutions, building strong teams and partnering with business executives to attain exceptional results. His areas of considerable experience and expertise include loan operations, credit operations, bank and loan portfolio sales and acquisitions, and project management. Add to this his performance management skills bringing strong value to every engagement. Most recently, Mr. Nelson was the VP and Director of Business and Retail Loan Operations for a large regional commercial bank. Mr. Nelson graduated from Northern Illinois University with a B.S. in Finance and has served on several boards of directors.

 

 

 

Bruce Nelson, Bank Consultant

 

Kimber Salim

Ms. Salim's experience is derived from her years working in the corporate finance group for a $32 billion bank holding company. During that time she developed, coordinated, maintained and improved the corporate forecasting process as well as identified and communicated significant changes in the monthly/quarterly forecast which led to critical management decisions and the achievement of earnings targets. Ms. Salim performed various periodic and ad hoc financial analyses including line of business, geographic and product profitability. She was integral in automating the month-end financial reporting process through the use of VBA programming which significantly reduced the time required to produce management financial reports. Ms. Salim earned her B.A. in Physics from Colorado College in Colorado Springs and her MBA, with an emphasis in Finance and Marking, from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Ms. Salim is a graduate of the Leadership Academy and was selected as one of Memphis' "Top 40 Under 40" by the Memphis Business Journal.

 

 

 

 

Barbara Turcotte

Ms. Turcotte has more than 15 years of experience in bank finance and has implemented and managed the migration of asset-liability management, planning and forecasting, profitability management, and financial analysis and reporting for publicly traded bank holding companies. Barbara has developed scorecards for management review of key performance indicators and streamlined planning processes to rolling driver-based forecasts. She drove the implementation of a profitability system that resulted in enhanced profitability and capacity utilization reporting and analytics across business lines, products, customers, and sales staff. Barbara’s most recent experience was with a $6 billion acquisitive bank holding company that grew from $3 billion. Barbara earned her M.B.A. from Xavier University and a B.S. in Finance from Miami University.

 

 

David Kyle

David Kyle brings over 20 years of retail and commercial banking operations management experience, as well as more than 16 years of bank and credit union consulting and project management expertise. He has performed project management and consulting service engagements at over 100 community banks and credit unions as well as multibillion-dollar national and international financial institutions. Previous consulting engagements were provided through: Ceto and Associates, Experis Finance (formerly plumRHINO Consulting, LLC), RSM McGladrey, Inc., Alex Sheshunoff Management), Greg A. Noonan and Associates, Inc. and Bank of America (formerly NationsBank). David holds a B.S. Degree from the University of Memphis.

 

 

David Kyle, Bank Consultant

 

Teresa Wright

Teresa brings a breadth of project and change management experience to GNA. Since 2009 she has worked with numerous community banks in a consulting role on projects such as merger integration, operational efficiency, retail branch productivity, incentive plans and market research. She is a 28-year retail banking executive and is exceptionally skilled at leading banks through organizational change, and designing and implementing growth and efficiency strategies.

Prior to consulting, Teresa was Senior Vice President at Union Planters / Regions, where she advised community bank presidents in Tennessee and Mississippi on branch optimization strategies, design for new branches, and branch efficiency strategies. Teresa earned her MBA in Management and Marketing from Southeastern Louisiana University and her B.S. from Louisiana State University.

 

 

Anita Gentle Newcomb

Anita’s experience spans three decades in the financial services industry as a commercial banker, investment banker, and strategic consultant. She has built a national reputation with her expertise and knowledge of community and regional banking.

Anita has advised financial institutions on a wide range of corporate development activities from strategic planning, consumer and business banking strategies and corporate governance best practices, to mutual conversions, branch transactions, and valuing and structuring acquisitions. She received a M.B.A. in finance with distinction from the University of Houston and a B.S. in accounting with honor from Auburn University, Auburn AL.

She is also a certified public accountant (inactive) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In 2013, Anita was chosen alumnus of the year by Auburn University’s School of Accountancy.

 

 

Laura Meanwell

As Executive Assistant, Laura brings six years of administrative and executive assistance experience to GNA. Her background in marketing services, product management, process improvement and private business consulting also inform her approach to clients’ and associates’ support needs. Laura holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.

 

 

Our Business Values And Work Product Goals

  • To partner with clients in a manner that encourages honesty, teamwork, and respect

  • To provide our clients with quality work products that will add to the value of their organizations through improved profitability, growth, or processes

  • To empower organizations with knowledge, tools, and training so that their employees can handle future initiatives

  • To demonstrate our value to clients on the first day of a project and become a seamless extension of their management team

  • To maintain the client experience through thoughtful follow-up and advice even after our role is fulfilled

  • To build funds and volunteer hours to support non-profit services that are focused on improving the community, specifically supporting the education of children, students, and adults.

Call Us Today at 877.616.4385 to Discuss Your Financial Institution’s Upcoming Projects.

 

 

Press about GNA Inc.

Financial institution consulting team combines strengths from the Memphis Business Journal 1/25/08

Noonan & Assocs. Triples Services from the Memphis Daily News! 1/18/08

 

Gregory A. Noonan & Associates, Inc.

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P.O. Box 381433, Germantown, TN 38183-1433