We believe in absolute accountability for the work that we undertake.
We deliver the highest degree of excellence in everything we do.
We promote innovation by providing our consultants with a stimulating work environment.
We value agility, which we believe begins with adaptability and dynamic, out-of-the-box thinking.
Founded in 2014 by industry-leading consultant Breana Patel, we at Bonova Advisory are proud to be a woman and minority owned business. We began as a management/consulting firm specializing in enterprise risk management and regulatory advisory, and have since evolved into a full-service firm trusted by high-level clients in financial services, banks and the public sector.
Bonova Advisory is a group of hand-picked consultants: small enough to personalize, and large enough to master global-scale projects. Our clients come to us because they know we offer top tier industry experience, insight and innovation as well as specialization. We pride ourselves on our people, our values and our culture.
Our office is located in downtown manhattan.
We maintain a vibrant and engaging workplace, where creativity is nurtured and our people look forward to coming to work. We provide corporate wellness programs around fitness and nutrition, and we foster team spirit by encouraging periodic community service in lieu of work days. Our office is proudly pet friendly, because we believe that comfort at work should match comfort at home. We believe in a flat hierarchy, encouraging open communication, transparency and cross-team collaboration. On our third anniversary, we introduced a sabbatical and remote work policy. It is our belief that travel not only brings joy but also promotes broader understanding of culture and diversity. This policy has in turn enabled us to service clients across the globe.
Our founder brings over 12 years of leadership experience with Wall Street firms to the table. She is a subject matter expert in Basel 3, FINMA and FINRA regulations, and a finely tuned specialist in responding to MRAs, regulatory advisory, business strategy, risk management (credit, market and liquidity), governance policies and procedures, and stress testing.
An astute professional with outside-the-box management acumen, Breana’s entrepreneurial spirit began during her graduate studies at the University of Greenwich in London. She graduated a finance major, went on to become an Executive Fellow at MIT, and soon after obtained a multitude of certifications to bolster her expertise including CBiiiPro, PMP and Six Sigma. Breana is an active member of the Women’s Association and a mentor to finance graduates at some of the country’s most esteemed universities.
Claire brings more than 27 years of advisory investment banking experience within Latin America and North America. She is a recognized industry leader in oversight and assessment of corporate and regulatory compliance, Bank Secrecy Act, Anti Money Laundering, Sanctions and fraud programs and internal control. Her work has included regulatory reviews and remediation projects, where she has served as the liaison for banks and broker dealers to with regulators, SROs and exchanges including FINRA, SEC, CFTC, NFA, FRB, CME and NYSE. In addition to her compliance and regulatory work she has headed numerous performance optimization programs including cost reduction, synergy creation and redesigning business processes.
Senior financial crimes and anti money laundering leader with 17+ years expertise. Experience across a broad range of asset classes, with a proven track record of providing both tactical and strategic solutions for the business, while maintaining a robust control framework. Anna has a proven track record for delivering multiple transformation programs, regulatory driven initiatives within Big4 consulting firms as well as large sifi banks in North Americas and EMEA. Anna specializes in Axiom and NICE Actimize implementations and customizations.She is ACAMS certified and has advised number of institutions on Fraud investigation and prevention.
Jay has over 15 years of blue chip management consulting experience in the US, Europe, Japan and China. He has worked with clients in Investment banking, Financial services and Fin tech. He advises clients on strategy formulation, turn around and restructuring, Operations and Enterprise risk management. His track record of successful consulting engagements is based on collaborating with clients to jointly develop the right strategy for their specific situation and then working closely with them to ensure its successful delivery and the realization of results. Jay is passionate about innovations and leveraging technology for business enablement. He holds sweat equity in a number of start ups for block chain and crypto currency