Michael Berman is the CEO and founder of Ncontracts, a nationwide firm providing vendor and contract management and compliance services to financial institutions. He is a frequent speaker for financial institution industry conferences and seminars and provides third-party management webinars and workshops for state and regional associations. Prior to founding Ncontracts, Michael was General Counsel for Goldleaf Financial Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded information technology company. At Goldleaf, Michael’s responsibilities included the entire legal department, contract management, compliance, and vendor management. He graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor’s in Communications and holds a JD from the University of Tennessee.