Alice T. Rouse Senior Vice President & Chief Risk Officer
Ms. Rouse has over 25 years of banking experience and oversees all enterprise risk management functions including the operation and administration of Hanover’s Corporate Compliance area and activities relating to the Community Reinvestment Act. Ms. Rouse also serves as the liaison for the Bank’s outsourced internal audit function, administers the vendor management process and ensures that the Bank’s internal operating policies are designed to minimize risk and comply with regulatory requirements. Prior to joining Hanover in March 2017, Ms. Rouse served in many financial and audit capacities at Astoria Bank for 24 years, including the Director of Financial Reporting and Internal Audit Liaison. Ms. Rouse was an integral part of Astoria Bank’s Initial Public Offering and three acquisitions which allowed Astoria to grow from $4.0 billion in assets to the fourth largest thrift in the United States with over $15 billion in assets. Prior to joining Astoria Bank in 1993, Ms. Rouse was an Audit Manager in the Financial Services Group of the public accounting firm of KPMG LLP, specializing in financial institutions. Ms. Rouse serves on the Board of Trustees (as well as a member of the Executive and Audit Committees) of Variety Child Learning Center (VCLC), a preschool for children with developmental disabilities. In April 2016, Ms. Rouse received the Arnold Greenberg award from VCLC for her dedication and service to the school. Ms. Rouse earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York State.
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