Opus Bank has appointed Dwayne Sharpy has joined Opus as chief risk officer and has been appointed to Opus’ executive committee.

Sharpy is a 30-year banking veteran with extensive domestic and global banking, securities, and capital markets regulatory and operational enterprise-wide risk management experience. Sharpy joined Opus most recently from JPMorgan Chase Bank, where he served as commercial banking compliance managing director, having joined JPMorgan Chase in 2006. While at JPMorgan Chase, Sharpy was responsible for the implementation, management, and administration of a comprehensive compliance program for its Commercial Banking division.

From 1995 to 2003, Sharpy was with Deutsche Bank, most recently as chief operating officer in its private client and asset management division, where he was responsible for the entire review of the Global Private Client and Asset Management business. This included the review of global credit and operational risk internal controls, identification of best practices, streamlining risk management processes and procedures and the development and implementation of enhanced global risk management strategy.