Leadership

Our business leaders built their careers in the industries we serve, including banking, retailing, and media. We understand the dynamics of these industries and the critical role that data and insights play in making informed decisions and powering growth. This direct experience in your business means that our solutions deliver measurable results.

Argus leadership

  • Lisa Bonalle-Hannan
    Lisa Bonalle-Hannan
    President of Verisk Financial
    Lisa 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, Lisa 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. Lisa holds a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University and a bachelor’s degree from Providence College.
  • John Jones
    John Jones
    Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Verisk Financial
    John has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry with expertise in consumer lending products, financial modeling, product profitability, and mergers and acquisitions. Most recently, he led Argus’s Western European business and founded operations in Australia and Asia. Previously, he held global management and leadership roles for Citigroup, MBNA, and Ernst & Young. John continues to support and serve our product and market expansion. He works closely with our product delivery team, demonstrating his passion and driving commitment to deliver innovative and quality solutions to help customers realize the value in their payments portfolios. John is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Imperial College, University of London, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from Manchester Business School.
  • Sondra Scott
    Sondra Scott
    Chief Operating Officer of Verisk Financial
    Sondra has more than 25 years of experience as an energy and risk analytics business leader. She has led multi-sized global research and consultancy teams and is an experienced strategist with a passion for innovative product development. Sondra leads a global operations team to support Verisk’s range of portfolio, bankruptcy, fraud, and spend solutions. Before joining Verisk Financial, Sondra was President of Verisk Maplecroft, a leading risk analytics company. Earlier in her career, she filled a number of roles at Wood Mackenzie, including head of Global Markets and head of Consultancy. Sondra holds a Master of Science, Petroleum Engineering and Economics degree from a joint program with the University of Pennsylvania and the Institut Francais du Petrole (IFP), and bachelor’s degree in economics and earth sciences from Wesleyan University.
  • Aarthi Muthukrishnan
    Aarthi Muthukrishnan
    Division President of Spend Informed Analytics and Data Science, Verisk Financial
    Aarthi leads a team of business and data analysts at Argus who are focused on developing marketing effectiveness solutions for our clients through partnerships. She 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 joining Argus, Aarthi was the head of the credit risk analytics team for Barclaycard’s European portfolios, focusing on impairment planning and underwriting policy. Aarthi holds a master’s degree in computer science from Binghamton University and a Master in Business Administration from Columbia University, both in New York. She also has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from M.S. University of Baroda, India.
  • Chris Lundquist
    Chris Lundquist
    Division President of Verisk Financial LCI and G2
    Chris has more than 30 years of experience in the credit risk industry. He is a widely recognized expert, having published extensive research, analytics, and best practices focused on understanding at-risk consumer behavior. He has worked with industry executives and government entities to formulate new strategies, technologies, and legislative policies for credit risk management, bankruptcy process improvement, and financial counseling. Chris founded LCI in 1989, building the company into the leading innovator of credit risk analysis and bankruptcy management solutions for more than 1.3 billion accounts. Before Verisk acquired LCI in 2018, Chris served as Chief Executive Officer of LCI and Chief Strategy/Information Officer for National Bankruptcy Services. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with a primary focus on quality control and automation, and a Master of Business Administration with a focus on management information systems, database systems, and artificial intelligence from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
  • Anant Nambiar
    Anant Nambiar
    Division President of Argus Portfolio Management, Verisk Financial
    Anant leads teams that manage the products and relationships with banks globally. His teams deliver benchmarking, advisory services, fraud and credit risk solutions, and ad hoc consulting to our customers. Before joining Verisk, he was the Senior Vice President of Strategy for Synchrony Financial and worked at American Express and Mastercard for almost 20 years. Anant holds a degree in systems design engineering and a Master of Business Administration from Canadian universities.
  • Shailendra Mruthyunjayappa
    Shailendra Mruthyunjayappa
    Division President of Verisk Financial India
    Shailendra Mruthyunjayappa is Division President of our Verisk Financial India locations. Before joining Verisk Financial in 2010, Shaili was part of product development teams at PKTech in India/ Malaysia and Temenos Switzerland, led professional services for Inlaks West-Africa and managed a consulting start-up in Central Europe. Shaili holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from BIET Davangere, is a certified Project Management Professional and has completed his Management Program from IIM Calcutta.
  • Elizabeth Wolgemuth
    Elizabeth Wolgemuth
    Managing Director of Business Development, Verisk Financial
    Elizabeth has more than 25 years of experience in financial services, including payments and credit cards. She is currently Head of Global Business Development where her team develops complex business solutions to meet customer needs. Prior to joining Verisk Financial, Elizabeth was a senior business leader and marketing executive at both Mastercard and American Express. In her previous roles, she built global strategic partnerships, B2B2C marketing, and analytical solutions for the financial industry. Elizabeth holds a master’s degree from Southern Illinois University and a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University.
  • Carolyn Cronin
    Carolyn Cronin
    Managing Director of Marketing and Global Partnerships, Verisk Financial
    Carolyn is a financial services industry veteran, experienced in running consumer credit facing businesses. She has a deep understanding of the consumer lending, retail banking, and credit card industries. Before joining Argus, Carolyn was the Senior Business Development Leader of TransUnion’s Financial Services Group where she led their key account sales and sales engineering teams, and was responsible for developing, expanding, and managing relationships with the largest consumer lenders, strategically important regional banks, and credit unions. Carolyn holds a Master in Business Administration in Finance from Long Island University, a CBA University of Virginia Graduate Certificate in Retail Bank Management, and a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York, Oswego College.
  • Joshua G. Bedell
    Joshua G. Bedell
    Managing Director of Strategic Ventures, Verisk Financial
    Joshua is responsible for developing and supporting organic and inorganic growth opportunities, including key strategic initiatives and synergies across Verisk’s multiple business units. Additionally, he helps build relationships with external constituents in the venture capital and public policy sectors. Before joining Verisk, Joshua was a vice president in the Investment Banking division of Goldman Sachs where he focused on technology, media, and telecom clients, including advising major corporations on merger and acquisition transactions and raising capital. Joshua received a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Georgetown University. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association.