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Ncontracts Names Brian Lapidus Chief Revenue Officer

2 min read
Mar 21, 2024

High-growth RegTech company adds seasoned executive

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (March 21, 2024) — Ncontracts, the leading provider of integrated compliance, risk, and vendor management solutions to the financial services industry, today announced that Brian Lapidus has joined the company as its Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Lapidus will lead Ncontracts’ sales team, spearheading initiatives to accelerate the company’s continued growth. As a member of the executive leadership team, he will report to CEO Michael Berman.

With nearly 20 years of experience in risk management and revenue growth, Lapidus is a strategic revenue leader with a proven track record for fostering product and service excellence and achieving performance goals. His expertise is built upon his data-driven decision-making, collaborating across teams to drive innovation, and his ability to deliver on business objectives. 

Prior to joining Ncontracts, Lapidus served as Global CRO and EVP of Americas for Elliptic, a global service provider of blockchain analytics and cryptocurrency compliance solutions, where he overcame challenging market conditions to double annual revenue in less than two years. He also spent 18 years with global investigations and risk management firm Kroll, launching and leading new businesses in the cyber and incident response marketplace.

“I’m excited to join Ncontracts and lead a team dedicated to helping financial services companies navigate a highly complex compliance and risk management environment,” said Lapidus. “Delivering best-in-class risk, compliance, and vendor management solutions that really move the needle for our clients is central to Ncontracts’ culture, and I’m eager to contribute to this motivating mission.”

Ncontracts provides industry-leading risk and compliance solutions to more than 4,000 financial institutions, mortgage companies, and fintechs. The company’s knowledge as a service (KaaS) solutions help financial institutions and fintechs master risk efficiently with cloud technology and content developed and maintained by a team of regulatory risk and compliance experts.  

As the regulatory landscape evolves and becomes more complex, Ncontracts continues to see strong growth. In 2023, the company expanded its market reach, acquiring Quantivate, a growing provider of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions for banks and credit unions.Ncontracts was also named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive year.

The company is a magnet for talent, more than doubling its workforce since 2019 to more than 350 employees. Recognized for its exceptional workplace and culture, Ncontracts was also named a Top Workplace in Middle Tennessee by The Tennesseanfor a third year in a row and named a 2023 Top Workplace USA.

"We are thrilled to welcome Brian to our executive team," said Ncontracts CEO and founder Michael Berman. "Ncontracts has ambitious goals for serving the risk and compliance needs of the financial services industry, and Brian is the ideal leader to help us continue our strong pace of growth. I am confident that Brian’s energetic, people, and process-driven approach will continue to propel Ncontracts forward as we remain the industry’s most-respected source of risk management and compliance solutions, services, and knowledge."

Lapidus graduated with a Master of Business Administration in Strategy & General Management from Vanderbilt University and has a bachelor's degree in psychology & business from Washington University in St. Louis.

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