Who We Are

Synergy Bank Consulting, Inc. (Synergy) is the independently owned advisory firm financial institutions trust to optimize their risk management processes and business performance.

Synergy takes an innovative approach to traditional risk management. We believe better results come through synergy—that’s why we bring together only veteran, industry specialists to work collaboratively with our clients.

Whether you’re a community bank, credit union, thrift or finance industry association, the Synergy model readily connects you with expertise that is current, comprehensive and credible.

Synergy also works closely with banking and financial industry associations to provide custom trainings and skill building activities for their members.

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client Testimonials

  • We are pleased to recommend Synergy Bank Consulting, Inc. They have helped us to proactively respond to themany new regulatory challenges created by the economic downturn.

    Randall S. Svendsen
    Chairman National Bancorp, Inc
  • Our bank has had a relationship with Mr. Cooley for the past four years. He has assisted us in our Loan Review process and we have utilized his expertise in interpreting Regulatory Guidance during some very difficult times. Mr. Cooley has the ability to defend his position through his experience in the Regulatory Environment and now in the Private Sector.

    Chuck Kaiser
    Senior Lender National Bank and Trust of Sycamore
  • Ancin possesses remarkable analytical and strategic thinking in today \'s tough banking environment. He has tremendous knowledge of rules and regulations. Mr. Cooley has the ability to communicate with respect and serve as an exceptional liaison between examiners, executive management and the Board. I highly recommend his talents.

    Richard Willey
    CEO and President, American National Bank of DeKalb


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Synergy Bank Consulting, Inc. is the risk management advisory firm financial institutions trust to manage risk and optimize performance.

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148 Kimball St.
Elgin, IL 60120


1875 I Street NW, Ste. 500
Washington, DC 20006


260 Peachtree Street NW, Ste. 2200
Atlanta, GA 30303