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Promontory Financial Group Founder and Chief Executive Eugene Ludwig
Eugene Ludwig
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  • Prestigious and rigorous introduction to regulation

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Promontory Financial Group full-time

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    High salary, excellent benefits, and generally very small, intimate teams with lots of industry expertise. Office location and amenities are commensurate with a world-class operation.


    You will work predictably long hours as a young employee (analyst/associate), with a lack of consensus among teams as to work culture. HR can be a black box. Lots of former regulatory staff coming into top ranks means limited growth potential and lack of meritocracy.

    Advice to Management

    Seek to cultivate a more diverse culture of top staff, which will do more for the entire organization by injecting a more verdant work environment on projects. There are too many former regulators who all think the same way.

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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Promontory Financial Group (New York, NY) in March 2015.


    The interview process consisted of me speaking with 2 different employees of Promontory. Overall the process was fairly easy. They asked me a few generic questions and they turned the questions of to me. With each employee we spoke for about a half hour.

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    • How are my skills in PowerPoint? What type of writing and presentation projects have I done in the past?   1 Answer

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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2001
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Former U.S. Comptroller of the Currency Eugene A. Ludwig founded Promontory in 2001. Today, Promontory has offices throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia, including the Middle East. Financial institutions and regulators look to Promontory to help develop and enhance compliance, governance, and risk management programs and controls, as well as to structure and ... More

Mission: Promontory Financial Group helps companies and governments around the world manage complex risks and meet their greatest regulatory challenges. We are global experts in risk, regulatory compliance, and analytics. Our work makes our clients stronger and the financial system safer.

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