ABOUT US

Argus, a Verisk business, is a leading provider of intelligence, decision support solutions, and advisory services to financial institutions across the global commerce ecosystem.  Our clients include more than 50 top U.S., Canadian, and other international financial organizations, regulators, payment providers, merchants, and media.

 

Argus is the leading source of segment-level portfolio management benchmarking data, analytics, models, and advisory services. We maximize value delivery to clients by combining proprietary data sets, cutting-edge software and analytic tools, domain expertise, and our unique results-oriented approach.

Customers worldwide use our services for tailored data management solutions that include business intelligence platforms, profile views, mobile data solutions, enterprise database services, and fraud risk scoring algorithms for marketing, fraud, and risk mitigation. Our clients gain competitive advantage from our exclusive focus on leveraging global best-in-class analytics and methodologies to help achieve their business and regulatory objectives.

Senior
Management

LISA BONALLE HANNAN

President,
Verisk Financial Services

JIM HEALY

President
 

JOHN JONES

President
International

NASIM KHOSHKHOU

Senior Managing Director,
COO & Head of Client Solutions

TINA WILKINSON

Chief Revenue Officer
 

VIVEK SUBRAMANYAM

Head of Data & Application Solutions
 

DAVID BOLOCAN

Senior Managing Director,
Head of Retail Banking

AARTHI MUTHUKRISHNAN

Senior Managing Director,
Head of Spend and Modeling Solutions

CHIP MESSICK

Managing Director,
Risk Solutions

Lisa Bonalle Hannan is president of Verisk Financial Services, overseeing Verisk’s Argus, Argus India, G2, LCI, Marketview, and Verisk Retail businesses.

Ms. Hannan has more than 20 years of experience in payments, credit cards, and consumer banking, and has worked extensively in corporate strategy and new product development. She most recently served as Argus’s chief marketing officer and business development executive, responsible for marketing, business development, partnerships, strategic alliances, and media effectiveness.

Before joining Argus, Ms. Hannan held the role of president, North American Financial Solutions, for Affinion Group. She has also held a number of senior management positions at Citicard and the credit card division of JPMorgan Chase.

Ms. Hannan holds a master of business administration degree from New York University and an undergraduate degree from Providence College.

Jim Healy is president of Argus, responsible for the company’s financial services division. He joined Argus as a senior consultant in 2013, helping to grow the international footprint by launching the business in Australia, Mexico, and the UAE.

Mr. Healy has more than 28 years of experience in financial services, working for Citibank in various international senior leadership roles in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Spain, the UK, and the United States. His last role at Citibank was managing director for EMEA credit cards.

Mr. Healy has a B.A. in secondary education from Mansfield State University, an M.A. in sociology from Stony Brook University, an M.S. in accounting from Long Island University, a J.D. from St. Johns University, and an LL.M. in tax law from New York University.

John A. Jones is president of Argus International. Based in the Argus London office, he oversees the company’s client solutions for the delivery of syndicated studies, advisory services, data solutions, and other products across markets including the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Ireland, and Italy.

Mr. Jones joined Argus in 2010 to lead Western Europe Client Delivery Operations. He applies his extensive experience in financial modeling, maximizing customer value, and mergers and acquisitions to clients worldwide, helping them realize the value in their payments portfolio.

Before joining Argus, Mr. Jones held senior and executive roles in Citigroup and MBNA in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Spain; including head of credit cards.

Mr. Jones qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young. He holds a master of business administration degree from Manchester Business School and a BEng degree in electrical engineering from Imperial College, University of London.

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Nasim is a Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for the firm. She has over 11 years of experience in the credit card and consumer financial services industry supporting banks in North America and globally with their credit card portfolio management strategies.  She and her team manage the client relationships and provide benchmarking and analytic services which support strategic decision making, as well as identify relevant products and solutions for a host of business challenges such as acquisitions, existing customer management, customer retention, and risk management.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Mathematics from Wesleyan University.

Tina Wilkinson oversees the client experience at Argus–ensuring that delivery mechanisms are in place to offer clients the best solutions, efficiently in the increasingly complex Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance sectors. By leveraging cutting-edge technology, flexible (and supporting) data platforms and global regulatory solutions for banks and FSI’s, Tina offers synergistic support to our client-forward teams. Her extensive expertise was honed during 30 years of experience in capital markets and financial services.

Tina has been CEO of several European investment management firms (Allianz and BNP Paribas) and has held senior positions as global head of product, marketing and distribution in the financial services sector (Citibank, Lombard Risk, and SunGard/FIS).

Her extensive international experience—having lived and worked in France, Luxemburg, Germany and the UK for the past 25 years–has provided her with the cultural sensitivity to lead and integrate successful sales, product and marketing teams across diverse regions (US, APAC and EMEA) and diverse sectors (banking, insurance and asset management). Tina holds an MBA from the Johnson School of Management, Cornell University and a BBA from Baruch College, CUNY.

Vivek is Head of the Data & Application Solutions group globally. He also has oversight responsibility for Argus India. Vivek came to Argus as part of its acquisition of Fintellix, where he was the Chief Executive Officer. Vivek has 22 years of strategic leadership & executive management experience across financial services, data management & analytics, and technology sectors. Before joining Argus, he was part of the founding team of Fintellix and has held senior-level & executive-level roles in iGate & Cognizant in the USA and India. He has also worked at Citibank & TCS. Vivek holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM L) and a BEngg from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NITK).

David has over 25 years of experience in retail banking and payments, with extensive expertise in consumer, wealth, and small business deposit and lending product development, pricing, marketing, distribution, customer segmentation, lifecycle management, risk management and portfolio management.  David joined Argus in 2013 to lead Retail Banking Solutions which includes the Deposit Accounts Payment Study and retail banking client delivery groups. Prior to joining Argus David held senior executive roles at SunTrust (Head of Consumer and Wealth Deposit Products), JPM Chase (Head of Small Business Deposit and Credit Products, Pricing and Analytics), MBNA/Bank of America (CMO of Small Business Lending), and consulting positions at Mercer Management Consulting, Mitchell Madison Group, and AlixPartners. David received an MS/MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA from Harvard University in Computer Science and Economics.

Aarthi leads a team of business and data analysts at Argus who are focused on developing marketing effectiveness solutions for our clients through partnerships. At Argus, Aarthi has also led consulting engagements focused on optimizing credit risk and marketing strategies for major credit card issuers in the US and UK.  Prior to her current position, Aarthi was the head of the credit risk analytics team for Barclaycard’s European portfolios focusing on impairment planning and underwriting policy.  Aarthi has a Bachelors in Computer Science from M.S. University of Baroda, India as well as a Masters in Computer Science from Binghamton University, New York and a MBA from Columbia University, New York.

Chip has over 25-years of financial services industry expertise, and joined Argus in 2013 to lead Argus’ Risk and Regulatory Services.  He has extensive experience with all aspects of financial P&L and risk management delivering best-in-industry results.  Prior to joining Argus, he held executive-level roles at MBNA and Bank of America in the US and CA as COO of MBNA marketing systems, and was the founder and director of a nationally chartered de novo Herald Bank (NYSE: HNB) serving on the boards ALCO and Personnel Committees.   Chip has a BAAS in Biological Sciences and Chemistry from the University of Delaware.

Meet Argus
Employees

LISA BONALLE HANNAN

President,
Verisk Financial Services

JIM HEALY

President
 

JOHN JONES

President
International

NASIM KHOSHKHOU

Senior Managing Director,
COO & Head of Client Solutions

TINA WILKINSON

Chief Revenue Officer
 

VIVEK SUBRAMANYAM

Head of Data & Application Solutions
 

DAVID BOLOCAN

Senior Managing Director,
Head of Retail Banking

AARTHI MUTHUKRISHNAN

Senior Managing Director,
Head of Spend and Modeling Solutions

CHIP MESSICK

Managing Director,
Risk Solutions

Lisa Bonalle Hannan is president of Verisk Financial Services, overseeing Verisk’s Argus, Argus India, G2, LCI, Marketview, and Verisk Retail businesses.

Ms. Hannan has more than 20 years of experience in payments, credit cards, and consumer banking, and has worked extensively in corporate strategy and new product development. She most recently served as Argus’s chief marketing officer and business development executive, responsible for marketing, business development, partnerships, strategic alliances, and media effectiveness.

Before joining Argus, Ms. Hannan held the role of president, North American Financial Solutions, for Affinion Group. She has also held a number of senior management positions at Citicard and the credit card division of JPMorgan Chase.

Ms. Hannan holds a master of business administration degree from New York University and an undergraduate degree from Providence College.

Jim Healy is president of Argus, responsible for the company’s financial services division. He joined Argus as a senior consultant in 2013, helping to grow the international footprint by launching the business in Australia, Mexico, and the UAE.

Mr. Healy has more than 28 years of experience in financial services, working for Citibank in various international senior leadership roles in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Spain, the UK, and the United States. His last role at Citibank was managing director for EMEA credit cards.

Mr. Healy has a B.A. in secondary education from Mansfield State University, an M.A. in sociology from Stony Brook University, an M.S. in accounting from Long Island University, a J.D. from St. Johns University, and an LL.M. in tax law from New York University.

John A. Jones is president of Argus International. Based in the Argus London office, he oversees the company’s client solutions for the delivery of syndicated studies, advisory services, data solutions, and other products across markets including the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Ireland, and Italy.

Mr. Jones joined Argus in 2010 to lead Western Europe Client Delivery Operations. He applies his extensive experience in financial modeling, maximizing customer value, and mergers and acquisitions to clients worldwide, helping them realize the value in their payments portfolio.

Before joining Argus, Mr. Jones held senior and executive roles in Citigroup and MBNA in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Spain; including head of credit cards.

Mr. Jones qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young. He holds a master of business administration degree from Manchester Business School and a BEng degree in electrical engineering from Imperial College, University of London.

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Nasim is a Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for the firm. She has over 11 years of experience in the credit card and consumer financial services industry supporting banks in North America and globally with their credit card portfolio management strategies.  She and her team manage the client relationships and provide benchmarking and analytic services which support strategic decision making, as well as identify relevant products and solutions for a host of business challenges such as acquisitions, existing customer management, customer retention, and risk management.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Mathematics from Wesleyan University.

Tina Wilkinson oversees the client experience at Argus–ensuring that delivery mechanisms are in place to offer clients the best solutions, efficiently in the increasingly complex Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance sectors. By leveraging cutting-edge technology, flexible (and supporting) data platforms and global regulatory solutions for banks and FSI’s, Tina offers synergistic support to our client-forward teams. Her extensive expertise was honed during 30 years of experience in capital markets and financial services.

Tina has been CEO of several European investment management firms (Allianz and BNP Paribas) and has held senior positions as global head of product, marketing and distribution in the financial services sector (Citibank, Lombard Risk, and SunGard/FIS).

Her extensive international experience—having lived and worked in France, Luxemburg, Germany and the UK for the past 25 years–has provided her with the cultural sensitivity to lead and integrate successful sales, product and marketing teams across diverse regions (US, APAC and EMEA) and diverse sectors (banking, insurance and asset management). Tina holds an MBA from the Johnson School of Management, Cornell University and a BBA from Baruch College, CUNY.

Vivek is Head of the Data & Application Solutions group globally. He also has oversight responsibility for Argus India. Vivek came to Argus as part of its acquisition of Fintellix, where he was the Chief Executive Officer. Vivek has 22 years of strategic leadership & executive management experience across financial services, data management & analytics, and technology sectors. Before joining Argus, he was part of the founding team of Fintellix and has held senior-level & executive-level roles in iGate & Cognizant in the USA and India. He has also worked at Citibank & TCS. Vivek holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM L) and a BEngg from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NITK).

David has over 25 years of experience in retail banking and payments, with extensive expertise in consumer, wealth, and small business deposit and lending product development, pricing, marketing, distribution, customer segmentation, lifecycle management, risk management and portfolio management.  David joined Argus in 2013 to lead Retail Banking Solutions which includes the Deposit Accounts Payment Study and retail banking client delivery groups. Prior to joining Argus David held senior executive roles at SunTrust (Head of Consumer and Wealth Deposit Products), JPM Chase (Head of Small Business Deposit and Credit Products, Pricing and Analytics), MBNA/Bank of America (CMO of Small Business Lending), and consulting positions at Mercer Management Consulting, Mitchell Madison Group, and AlixPartners. David received an MS/MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA from Harvard University in Computer Science and Economics.

Aarthi leads a team of business and data analysts at Argus who are focused on developing marketing effectiveness solutions for our clients through partnerships. At Argus, Aarthi has also led consulting engagements focused on optimizing credit risk and marketing strategies for major credit card issuers in the US and UK.  Prior to her current position, Aarthi was the head of the credit risk analytics team for Barclaycard’s European portfolios focusing on impairment planning and underwriting policy.  Aarthi has a Bachelors in Computer Science from M.S. University of Baroda, India as well as a Masters in Computer Science from Binghamton University, New York and a MBA from Columbia University, New York.

Chip has over 25-years of financial services industry expertise, and joined Argus in 2013 to lead Argus’ Risk and Regulatory Services.  He has extensive experience with all aspects of financial P&L and risk management delivering best-in-industry results.  Prior to joining Argus, he held executive-level roles at MBNA and Bank of America in the US and CA as COO of MBNA marketing systems, and was the founder and director of a nationally chartered de novo Herald Bank (NYSE: HNB) serving on the boards ALCO and Personnel Committees.   Chip has a BAAS in Biological Sciences and Chemistry from the University of Delaware.