Marc Loewenthal

Consultant at MSL Consulting Services

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Specialties: Security and Privacy of personal information. Marc Loewenthal is a consultant to financial services businesses including mortgage companies, mortgage servicers, banks, independent investment advisors and broker dealers advising clients on privacy, data protection, and information security issues. Marc advises clients on developing and implementing global privacy, data protection, and information security/cybersecurity programs as well as advising FinTech companies interested in developing their financial services business. Marc was formerly the Chief Compliance and Operational Risk Officer for Varo Money, Inc. At Varo, Marc was responsible for developing the compliance and operational risk framework that Varo utilizes today as a national bank. Prior to joining Varo, he was a Director at Promontory Financial Group where he specialized in privacy and information security/cyber security matters. He managed the information security group while at Promontory and was responsible for leading both national and international client engagements. Prior to joining Promontory, Marc was the Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Information Security Officer for LPL Financial, an independent broker/dealer. Before LPL Financial, Marc had similar roles with New Century Financial and Providian Financial in addition to handling other enterprise risk management responsibilities. Marc holds a J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He practiced law for 14 years prior to joining Providian Financial. He also holds a CIPP certification from the IAPP and a CISM certification from ISACA.

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Work experience

Jul 2020 - Present

MSL Consulting Services

Financial Services Consultant

Oct 2019 - Jul 2020

PwC - Cybersecurity & Privacy


I advise clients on risk and compliance related matters with an emphasis on privacy and cyber-security and information security matters. Significant experience in third party risk management, business continuity and disaster recovery, anti-money laundering and anti-fraud, and financial institution regulatory matters including fintechs wishing to consider banking related options.

Jul 2017 - Oct 2019

Varo Money Inc.

Chief Compliance and Operations Risk Officer

Manages day to day compliance and risk management.

Oct 2011 - Jul 2017

Promontory Financial Group, an IBM Company


Skilled in developing information security and privacy policy and procedures, vendor management/business process outsourcing functions, anti-money laundering and anti-fraud, business continuity and disaster recovery; Experience in creating and overseeing enterprise risk management programs including inaugurating corporate wide risk assessments; Experience in managing government relations at the state and federal level; Managed mortgage compliance; Created asset management programs for distressed financial institutions


Mar 2008 - Sep 2011

LPL Financial

SVP - Chief Security/Privacy Officer

Responsible for enterprise wide information security and privacy programs.


2002 - Dec 2007

New Century Mortgage

Senior Vice President

SVP Enterprise Risk Management; Chief Security and Privacy Officer

1992 - 2002


SVP Enterprise Risk Management

Chief Privacy Officer; Various risk oriented compliance assignments and roles.


1991 - 2002

Providian Financial


Consultant to financial institutions in areas of expertise.


1971 - 1953

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

J.D., Law

Studied law. Member of the Ohio and Texas Bars.

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