Our Services

Who We Serve &
What We Solve
Right Now

Regulatory compliance and now cybersecurity consulting services for private fund managers, registered investment advisers, CFTC-registered managers and broker-dealers.

Regulatory Compliance Consulting

Regulatory compliance consulting services for private fund managers, registered investment advisers, CFTC-registered managers and broker-dealers.

Our services include:

  • Regulatory registration and initial regulatory filing support
  • Annual regulatory filing support
  • Compliance program and policies/procedures development
  • Compliance program reviews and gap analysis reviews
  • Mock regulatory examinations
  • Regulatory examination support
  • Compliance training and education
  • Due diligence review services and reporting on regulated entities and vendors


Cybersecurity presents significant and growing operational and regulatory risks for investment firms and requires solutions that reduce real world cybersecurity risk while providing the guidance and evidence most sought by regulators and investors.  We are committed to helping our clients navigate these rapidly changing waters by delivering cybersecurity programs backed by deep industry expertise, practical advice, an independent viewpoint and the strength of the entire Salus GRC team”

Our full menu of services will include:

  • Cybersecurity program management
  • Regulatory readiness and examination support
  • Cybersecurity risk assessments
  • Third party service provider due diligence
  • Policy development and review

And we aren’t stopping there.

We are committed to unlocking the full power of an integrated GRC offering

We all know that in the GRC industry, the big players heavily lean into the “C”. Salus GRC will be different, bringing a real expertise, discipline and focus to provide robust and comprehensive Governance, Risk & Compliance Consulting Services.

Environmental, Social, and Governance

With services that include program development, carbon footprinting, net-zero management and DEI baselining & training, and portfolio oversight, combined with marketing and disclosure document reviews, and ESG assurance. We will provide a comprehensive ESG offering. 

GRC Reporting

GRC reporting for management and board meetings and employee engagement & culture surveying and reporting for management and board meetings  

Expanded Sectors

Over time, our offering is intended to flex across several sectors to include regulated entities in the financial services, healthcare/life sciences, energy, and government contractor sectors.  


Meet our team

Bill Mulligan
Founder, CEO and Board Member

Bill was the founder, CEO, Group President and Board Director of Cordium from 2001 to 2018. Cordium was a pioneer in the use of technology in GRC consulting and was acquired by ACA Group in 2018. Bill was a Partner and member of the Executive Committee of ACA Group from the acquisition of Cordium to December 31, 2018. From 2019 to early 2023 via Mulligan Ventures, he served as a consultant advising clients on the GRC sector. Bill has a BA from Boston University and JD from Cornell Law School.

Chris Lombardy
Founder & President

Chris has over 25 years of experience including as Legal Counsel and CCO for RIA of multibillion dollar fund-of-hedge funds business. Most recently Chris was Managing Director at Kroll (formerly Duff & Phelps). Throughout his career Chris has worked closely with investment advisory clients on matters such as: establishing compliance and operations infrastructures, identifying and addressing risks and conflicts, operational due diligence, mock regulatory examinations, and preparing for and navigating regulatory examinations. He is a frequent lecturer and speaker on panels on all matters related to GRC. Chris has a BS, and MBA from American University, and JD from St. Thomas University School of Law.

Alan Binder

Alan was most recently the CFO of Miniature Market which is an ecommerce fully owned subsidiary of Asmodee Group. From 2008 to 2018 he was the US and Software CFO of Cordium. At Cordium, Alan worked closely with the management team on private equity transactions and M&A activity engaged in by Cordium. Alan has a BSBA from Washington University in St. Louis.

Peter Wilson

Peter most recently was the Head of U.S. Compliance Consulting at Kroll (formerly Duff & Phelps).  In addition, he has held numerous senior level management positions with the asset management industry, including serving as a CCO and legal counsel.  Peter began his legal career in the U.S. Army JAG Corps.  He holds a BBA from Loyola College and a JD with honors from Pace University School of Law.

Jacob Cane
Managing Director – Head of Cybersecurity Risk Services

Jacob has over 25 years of experience providing cybersecurity and IT services. Jacob was the co-founder and CEO of Proactive Technologies, an outsourced IT and cybersecurity provider to investment managers. Proactive was acquired by Abacus Group, where Jacob was a member of the leadership team. Jacob was most recently the Global Head of Customer Success & Strategy at Drawbridge Partners, a cybersecurity firm serving the investment industry. Jacob has a BA from Columbia University and maintains a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.

Alan Knepfer
Chief Revenue Officer

Alan brings his 25+ years of experience leading, building and reinventing scalable revenue organizations to Salus GRC.  Most recently Alan served as CRO of RadarFirst, a company focused on Privacy Incident Management. Prior to that he served as President and CRO of Comodo Cyber Security. Throughout his many successes and exceptional track record of creating high-performing and process-driven cultures, there have been two constants in addition to phenomenal sales and profitability results; a delighted client base and a foundation of employees prepared to follow anywhere.

Jacqueline Hallihan
Chief GRC Officer and Board Member

Jackie is a pioneer in the compliance consulting industry, with a proven track record as an entrepreneur who founded multiple regulatory compliance and technology companies, including a founding partner at Ascendant Compliance Management and founder and CEO of National Regulatory Services. She brings over 30 years of experience, and most recently served in an Executive Director role in compliance services within a RegTech firm. As Chief GRC Officer at SalusGRC, she is responsible for spearheading Salus GRC’s global GRC strategies, with a focus on maximizing growth opportunities. She is a founder and life-time member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP).


We’re fortunate to collaborate
with great partners.

Charlesbank Capital Partners

Providing partnership and financial backing to help build market-leading companies

Charlesbank is a leading private equity firm with a 25-year track record of partnering with management to support the growth of business services and technology companies. Charlesbank, which initially oversaw private investments inside the Harvard University endowment, has raised over $15 billion in capital since becoming an independent firm in 1998.

Roger Carlile – Non Executive Chairman of the Board

Former CEO of Ankura Consulting Group

Roger founded and served as CEO at Ankura Consulting Group  in Washington, DC. from 2014 until 2020. He has over 20 years in senior leadership positions for both publicly-owned and private-partnership businesses. Roger has managed client relationships and overseen practices across  professional services including bankruptcy, investment banking, valuation, due diligence, financial statement audits, and forensic technology.

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