Alice T. Rouse
Executive Vice President & Chief Risk Officer
Ms. Rouse has over 25 years of banking experience and oversees all enterprise risk management functions including the administration of Hanover’s Corporate Compliance and Information Security areas. Ms. Rouse also serves as the liaison for the Bank’s outsourced internal audit function, administers the vendor management process, and ensures that the Bank’s internal operating policies are designed to minimize risk and comply with regulatory requirements.
Prior to joining Hanover in March 2017, Ms. Rouse served in many financial and audit capacities at Astoria Bank for 24 years and was an integral part of Astoria Bank’s Initial Public Offering and three acquisitions. Prior to joining Astoria Bank, Ms. Rouse was an Audit Manager in the Financial Services Group of the public accounting firm of KPMG LLP, specializing in financial institutions. Ms. Rouse earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York State.