Radhika Lipton

Founder & CEO

Radhika Lipton is one of the nation’s most esteemed authorities on internal auditing, compliance, operations, and risk management for financial institutions. She is a tenured banking executive, accomplished businesswoman, in-demand conference speaker and philanthropist. With 32 years of experience, Radhika’s strength in financial services is exceptional. She is sought out to speak on various topics, including regulatory compliance, internal audit, cannabis-related banking, vendor management and start-up guidance for fintech’s.

Holding executive roles for banks since 1990, Radhika has navigated the cyclical market and regulatory events of the past three decades. Radhika has revamped many compliance programs, started up DeNovo’s, helped an international BaaS company with US compliance, and implemented high-risk banking verticals. After her Director and Executive Vice President roles at Sunwest Bank, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo, she decided to go out on her own to be the founder of her company. RADD LLC was established in 2017 to help financial institutions optimize returns, mitigate risk and protect their brands. RADD LLC offers a full suite of regulatory compliance services and internal audit programs. Recently, we have expanded our practice to help mortgage companies and fintech’s.

In 2021, RADD CANN a subsidiary of RADD LLC was formed to help cannabis operators with auditing and compliance needs. Radhika is an active member of the CCBN association. RADD LLC is a member of ABA, ICBA, ACCCE, and Community Bankers of Michigan. Radhika also serves as a board member and audit committee chairwoman for a new bank in New Hampshire. She actively gives back to the community and serves on boards for non-profits. In 2022, Radhika was awarded Outstanding Leadership Award at Money 2.0 Radhika has got the “can do” attitude. Her honesty, integrity, and reliability leads her to believe that there isn’t anything she can’t accomplish. “Radhika will fix problems, not just find them! “