Former SVP & Chief Ethics Officer
Over the course of his career, Richard Wolf has designed corporate ethics programs to meet baseline requirements under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations, which regulators and prosecutors use to gauge organizational culture and the effectiveness of self-governance systems. Richard has also implemented and assessed ethics, compliance and enterprise risk management programs, including leading the implementation of customized, manager-led and web-based ethics training and the design of whistleblower reporting systems.
Richard was the founder and principal of Lexakos LLC - a legal business consulting practice specializing in governance, compliance and risk management for organizations across different industry verticals. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President - Legal and Compliance for the Cendant Corporation - where as head of compliance he established the company’s first corporate compliance and ethics program, and records and information management program. Richard practiced litigation before launching his corporate career.
Richard earned his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where he served as an editor of the law review. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute. He is former president of the Association of Corporate Counsel's Greater New York Chapter, and a current member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.
Richard has a B.A. in liberal studies from Stockton University and received his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where he was on the editorial board of the Law Review.