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 Bonalle-Hannan is president of Verisk Financial, where her collaborative approach and expert direction have driven significant business growth and innovation in the marketplace. Under Lisa’s guidance and visionary leadership, Verisk Financial has acquired several businesses to strengthen its offerings in the financial services market. Lisa has more than 30 years of experience in the payments, credit card, and consumer banking industries, and has worked extensively in corporate strategy and product development and management. She conceived, developed, and launched the marketing effectiveness and spend analytics division of Argus, a Verisk Financial business. She previously managed Argus’s strategic partnership group and was responsible for marketing and business development. Before joining Verisk, Lisa was the president of Financial Solutions for Affinion Group. She also held senior management positions in the credit card divisions of Citibank and JPMorgan Chase. Lisa received the St. Angela Award for her accomplishments in the financial services industry and the St. Ursula Award for outstanding work in her community. She received a commendation from Providence College for establishing and sponsoring the college’s Leadership Fellowship Program. Lisa holds an MBA from New York University and a BA from Providence College. Lisa is the president of The Partnership for the Huguenot Children’s Library, on the board of overseers for Providence College, and a member of the board of trustees for the Ursuline School. She founded Verisk Financial’s Employee Equality Action Committee and No Planet B group. She also fundraises for nonprofit initiatives worldwide.
  • John Jones
    John Jones
    Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Verisk Financial
    John Jones is chief financial officer and chief administrative officer of Verisk Financial. He’s an accomplished financial leader, specializing in financial modeling and mergers and acquisitions. John drives the company’s financial strategy and capital management, manages corporate financial and daily operations, and communicates with investors, media, and other third parties. Most recently, John led the international client delivery operations of Argus, a Verisk Financial business. He also expanded our UK-developed approach to Australia and the United Arab Emirates to fully depersonalize individual consumer-level data, complying with GDPR regulations. John also launched the Argus Australia operations, establishing innovative solutions to help customers maximize the value of their portfolios. Before joining Argus, John held senior and executive roles with Citigroup and MBNA in the UK, the United States, and Spain, including head of credit cards. John holds an MBA from the University of Manchester and a BS in electrical engineering from Imperial College, University of London. He’s also a Chartered Accountant and Business Financial Professional with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. John is pursuing his PhD, focusing on how credit accessibility impacts communities. John is an active member of his local society of Chartered Accountants and previously served as an accounting advisor to companies under the Prince’s Trust.
  • Sondra Scott
    Sondra Scott
    Chief Operating Officer of Verisk Financial
    Sondra Scott is chief operating officer for Verisk Financial. In her role, Sondra drives innovation, efficiency, productivity, and security through improved processes and technology. Sondra is an accomplished operations, engineering, and information technology strategist, with a passion for innovative product development. During her 25-year career, Sondra has led large global research and consulting teams, transforming businesses into high-growth, product-led companies. With Verisk since 2002, her career has spanned data modeling, consulting, and forecasting for risks affecting businesses and investors. Sondra has also held roles in strategic consulting and advisement for oil and gas companies worldwide. Sondra holds an MS in petroleum engineering and economics from the University of Pennsylvania and French Institute of Petroleum and a BS in economics and earth sciences from Wesleyan University. Sondra is the co-founder and chair of the board of trustees of Girl Stats, a board member of Gran Tierra Energy, and a senior advisory board member of the Watershed Institute. She’s had rich experiences living in the UK and Mexico, and working in Latin America globalizing businesses, becoming fluent in Spanish.
  • Aarthi Muthukrishnan
    Aarthi Muthukrishnan
    Division President of Spend Informed Analytics and Data Science, Verisk Financial
    Aarthi Muthukrishnan is division president of Spend Informed Analytics Solutions for Verisk Financial. She leads a team of business and data analysts who provide marketing effectiveness solutions to solve marketers and media owners’ biggest challenges. Under her guidance, the Spend Informed Analytics division, part of Verisk Financial’s Commerce Signals and Argus business, has become a leading source for marketing insights, outcomes, and efficiency in the financial services and retail/media industries. Before joining Argus, Aarthi was the head of underwriting analytics for Barclaycard’s European portfolios, focusing on credit risk analytics and strategies. In 2018, Aarthi was the recipient of Verisk’s Citizenship Award for exemplifying the Verisk value of passion in her work and for community and family. Aarthi holds an MBA from Columbia University, an MS in computer science from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and a BS in computer science from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda in India. Aarthi has led many Verisk initiatives, such as the Her Honor Mentoring Program, the White Plains Library Summer of Making Program, the No Planet B group, and the White Plains Parents Network. She also volunteers with conservation groups in her community.
  • Chris Lundquist
    Chris Lundquist
    Division President of Credit and Merchant Risk Solutions, Verisk Financial
    Chris Lundquist is division president of Credit and Merchant Risk Solutions for Verisk Financial. He’s an accomplished business leader and data and technology strategist who sets the vision to meet the company’s business objectives. Chris aligns business strategies with an inclusive and diverse culture to foster creativity, collaboration, and accountability and solve customers’ most challenging problems. Chris’s 30-year career in building data- and analytics-driven technology businesses began in 1989, when he founded LCI. He built the company into a leading innovator of credit risk analysis and business management solutions, enabling customers to recover more than $1 trillion from bankrupt consumers and businesses. Chris is a widely recognized expert on credit and merchant risk, speaking regularly at industry conferences and media events. He’s published extensive research, analytics, and best practices on at-risk consumer behavior and worked to develop legislative policies for credit risk management, bankruptcy process improvement, and financial counseling. He launched the first national bankruptcy database and has secured three patents for his process and methodology inventions. Chris holds an MBA, with a focus in finance, management information systems, and AI/machine learning, and a BS in mechanical engineering, both from Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also completed Verisk’s Harvard Leadership Excellence Program and the University of Virginia’s Data Science Program. Chris is the vice-chair of the board of Pacific Marine Mammal Center. He’s also an enthusiastic aviator of twin, turbine, historic military, and high-performance aerobatic airplanes.
  • Anant Nambiar
    Anant Nambiar
    Division President of Argus Portfolio Management, Verisk Financial
    Anant Nambiar is Verisk Financial’s division president of portfolio management solutions. In this role, he builds relationships with banks worldwide to better understand and solve their challenges and improve our products and solutions. Throughout Anant’s career in product development, product management, and strategic consulting, he’s delivered P&L growth for global organizations and developed strategies and solutions to solve some of the biggest payment problems for financial institutions, consumers and merchants. Before joining Verisk, Anant spent more than 20 years in the financial services industry. As senior vice president at MasterCard Worldwide and vice president at American Express, his focus was on building products and programs that helped solve consumer and merchant pain points. Anant is the co-author of 12 patents in payment technology and launched several award-winning programs and solutions at Mastercard. He holds an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and a BASc in systems design engineering from the University of Waterloo. Anant is the chairman of the Wilfred Laurier University Business School alumni board in New York and served his community as a member of the Mamaroneck Board of Education from 2009-2012.
  • 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.