Dessa Glasser Joins FRG

Dessa Glasser, principalThe Financial Risk Group, Inc., is happy to announce that Dessa Glasser, Ph.D., has joined the company as a principal consultant in New York, New York. She will develop risk management and data solutions for the company’s growing global client base, drawing upon her 25 years of experience designing and implementing innovative solutions in risk, data, and analytics across financial and non-financial institutions.

“I am very excited to be joining the FRG team,” Glasser said. “I have worked directly with them and am impressed with their expertise and focus on delivering innovative and practical risk solutions to clients.”

Glasser began her career teaching finance at Rutgers University before moving into the private sector, rising to senior positions with Credit Suisse, Merrill Lynch, IBM and KPMG. She launched the Chief Risk Office for Bunge, serving as the first Chief Risk Officer, and served as the Deputy Director of the Office of Financial Research for the US Treasury, supporting the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). Her responsibilities there included building the data, analytics and technology teams to support systemic risk analysis and implementing data standards, including the global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI).

Before joining FRG, she built the Chief Data Office for Asset Management at JPMorgan Chase, serving as the first Chief Data Officer, and launched the Capital Stress Testing Analytics team for the Corporate Financial Office.

Glasser earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from Fordham University, and serves on the university’s Advisory Board for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She has a B.S. in Business from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is a member of the President’s Council of NY Hall of Science (NYSCI), the EDM Council, and the Women’s Bond Club of NY (co-president 2001-2003) and served on the Boards of the Bunge Math Institute and the NY Women’s Agenda.

The company is eager to begin working with Glasser.

“We are excited that Dessa has joined the FRG family,” said John Bell, FRG’s CEO. “She brings a rare combination of knowledge and deep industry experience to FRG and all of our clients around the globe.”

About Financial Risk Group:

Financial Risk Group is an international risk management services firm dedicated to helping clients around the world maximize the effectiveness and value of their investments in risk management technology, methodology and processes. FRG provides clients with unique technology offerings, implementation services, business advisory services and thought leadership in various areas of risk management and data.  For more information go to