Skip to Content
Author: The BCW

Leave a Comment

Tompkins Financial Appoints Alyssa Fontaine as Chief Risk Officer

Tompkins Financial announced the appointment of Alyssa Fontaine as chief risk officer, adding to her current role as executive vice president and general counsel. In her expanded role, Fontaine will continue to oversee the Company’s legal and corporate governance functions, while also leading the corporate risk management team. These responsibilities include corporate compliance, audit, information security, bank secrecy act/anti-money laundering compliance, third-party risk management, corporate security, and enterprise risk management.

Fontaine began her career at Tompkins in 2016. Prior to joining Tompkins, she was a partner with Harris Beach PLLC, where she focused on bank regulatory compliance and securities matters, and worked closely with Tompkins as a corporate law partner.

Fontaine is a graduate of Cornell University Law School and Brown University. She received the “40 under Forty” award from the Central New York Business Journal, and was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star. She is a member of the board of directors of the Ithaca Community Childcare Center (IC3) and the Ithaca Little Red Lacrosse program. She also volunteers with the Cayuga Heights Elementary School PTA as an event leader.

“Alyssa is a proven leader, elevating our corporate governance and legal departments to great success during her tenure,” said Steve Romaine, Tompkins Financial president and CEO. “I am pleased that Alyssa will expand her leadership and bring her expertise to our corporate risk management team as our industry continues to navigate an ever-evolving landscape.”

###

About Tompkins Financial Corporation

Tompkins Financial Corporation (NYSE American: TMP) is a financial services company serving the Central, Western, and Hudson Valley regions of New York, and the Southeastern region of Pennsylvania. Headquartered in Ithaca, NY, Tompkins Financial is parent to Tompkins Community Bank and Tompkins Insurance Agencies, Inc., and offers wealth management services through Tompkins Financial Advisors. For more information on Tompkins Financial, please visit www.tompkinsfinancial.com.

Similar Member News Items

ArtsWestchester, with support from Westchester County Government, today announced that it would provide 16 grants to support the arts and cultural components of a full calendar of Juneteenth celebrations planned for Westchester and Rockland Counties. A total of $48,000 in grants will be awarded to organizations participating in a month-long celebration of Juneteenth activities. A […]

Read Article

White Plains, NY (May 13, 2024) – JazzFest White Plains is back with performances by Grammy-winning stars and a food festival. Running from September 11 to 15, the five-day extravaganza highlights 18 captivating live performances spread throughout downtown White Plains. The artists range from emerging talents to world-renowned artists, including four Grammy Award-winners and nominees. […]

Read Article

Zeidel & Associates has orchestrated two pivotal agreements on behalf of the owner of the South Beach, Miami hotel, The Betsy, recently honored with an inaugural Michelin Key rating for hotels. The first, a consulting agreement with renowned chef Laurent Tourondel, who has been with the boutique hotel for many years, confirms the celebrated chef’s […]

Read Article

Become A Member

Join the county’s largest and most influential business organization today.

JOIN NOW!
The Business Council of Westchester is committed to helping businesses market, learn, advocate, and grow. Over 80 events and programs are offered every year, giving our members ample opportunity to connect and meet with businesses representatives in the Westchester community and beyond.
Back to top