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William Isaac

Global Head of FTI Consulting's Financial Institutions

Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting


William Isaac is a senior managing director of FTI Consulting and serves as global head of FTI Consulting's Financial Institutions group. The financial institutions practice group provides regulatory counseling and risk management services, strategy consulting, expert testimony, and corporate governance consulting for financial institutions, law firms and governments. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Isaac founded the Secura Group, a leading financial institutions consulting firm. LECG acquired the Secura Group in 2007 and Mr. Isaac remained with the financial services group at LECG through early 2011. Prior to forming Secura, Mr. Isaac headed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation during the banking crisis of the 1980s, serving under Presidents Carter and Reagan from 1978 through 1985. Mr. Isaac also serves as chairman of Fifth Third Bancorp, one of the nation's leading banking companies. He is the author of Senseless Panic: How Washington Failed America, published by Wiley & Sons, with a foreword by legendary former Federal Reserve Chairman, Paul Volcker. Mr. Isaac's articles are published in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times, American Banker, Forbes, Financial Times, Washington Times, and other leading publications. He also appears regularly on leading television and radio programs, has been a contributor to CNBC, testifies before Congress, and is a frequent speaker before audiences throughout the world.