James Nowe

Jim Nowe has over thirty-six years’ experience in the commercial banking and regulatory arenas. Prior to joining the Casey Group in 2016, Jim was a National Bank Examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). He has served as Examiner-in-Charge and Portfolio Manager over community banks, to include problem banks, across the country. Jim has led many targeted examinations focused on commercial credit, to include extensive experience in in the Shared National Credit assessing risk in the largest financial institutions. He also has extensive experience in leading information technology examinations for both community banks and technology service providers. He has also worked in the Chief National Bank Examiner’s Office developing both agency specific and interagency guidance focused on implementing information technology policy and guidance. He is also a trained instructor and has provided class room based instruction to bank examiners as well as developed course content and course materials for bank examiner training.

Prior to joining the OCC, Jim worked in the banking industry developing and managing commercial loan portfolios in the Denver market to include asset-based lending, traditional commercial and industrial products, small business lending, commercial real estate, and oil and gas production, as well as problem loan work out. He has designed, developed, and implemented loan review systems for a multibillion-dollar savings and loan association, as well as worked the Regional Trust Company (RTC) in Colorado to liquidate a failed savings bank.

Jim graduated from Metropolitan State College of Denver with B.S. in Accounting.

Specific Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Credit Culture
  • Commercial Loan Structure and Underwriting
  • Commercial Real Estate Loan Structure and Underwriting
  • Portfolio Loan Review
  • Acquisition and Third-Party Due Diligence
  • Information Technology Risk Management within an Enterprise Risk Management Framework
  • Training


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