Forbright Appoints Cuba, Ogrosky and Samaga to Executive Management Team



Forbright appointed Lisa Cuba, Kori Ogrosky and Prakash Samaga to its executive management team. Together, these individuals bring more than six decades of experience and will oversee the bank’s risk management, BSA/AML compliance and legal departments.

“At Forbright, we believe a sustainable orientation will create the most long-term value for our customers, our shareholders, our employees and society,” Don Cole, CEO at Forbright, said. “An important part of being sustainable is ensuring we are operating at the highest standards with respect to risk management and ensuring our services are not misused. These leaders represent the type of experienced professionals the bank is attracting, and this new team will strengthen all aspects of the bank and help us continue accelerating the transition to a clean energy economy.”

Cuba joined Forbright Bank as executive vice president and chief risk officer. She will lead the bank’s risk management programs and culture. Cuba is a career banker with more than 20 years of risk management experience, including enterprise risk management, compliance, BSA, project management and credit administration. Her experience includes time at both community and midsize banks. She was most recently senior vice president and director of enterprise risk management for Atlantic Union Bank.

Ogrosky was named Forbright’s executive vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary. With more than 25 years of legal and financial institutions experience, Ogrosky is a corporate attorney and brings experience in strategic planning, corporate transactions, securities issuances, mergers and acquisitions and governance and risk management. Ogrosky was recently the executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary with Pacwest Bancorp.

Samaga joined Forbright Bank as executive vice president and BSA/AML officer. He is a risk and compliance professional with a more than 20-year track record in financial crimes compliance, risk governance, information technology and data analytics. Samaga has led complex programs in BSA/AML, OFAC, trade surveillance, anti-fraud and internal audit for global financial institutions. His prior experience includes working for Treliant, Key Bank, First Niagara Bank, Ernst & Young and Oracle.


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