Advisory Board

Peter C. Anderson | Principal, Beveridge & DiamondEducation:
B.S., 1986, Rutgers University, summa cum laude
J.D., 1991, University of Virginia

Biography:
Professor Anderson’s two decades in the federal criminal arena – on both sides of the aisle – uniquely qualify him to counsel clients in a wide range of environmental and regulatory crimes matters. After completing his clerkship for the Hon. Graham Mullen, U.S. District Court Judge in W.D.N.C., he was selected into the Honors Program at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and served as a federal prosecutor in the Environmental Crimes Section.

During his tenure, Mr. Anderson received the U.S. Attorney General’s Special Achievement Award. In that specialized capacity, he gained trial experience in highly complex prosecutions; developed a deep understanding of all environmental criminal statutes; received invaluable insight into how prosecutor’s investigate and evaluate cases; and developed strong relationships with agencies and investigators.

Mr. Anderson also served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Western District of North Carolina (Charlotte), where he gained additional trial experience in a variety of broader white collar crime matters.
 
Christina Carr | Mission Capital Advisors as Managing Director of Strategic DevelopmentEducation:
B.S., 1996, Geography and Urban Planning, Radford University
M.A., 2005, Legislative Affairs, George Washington University

Biography:
Christina Carr is the Managing Director of Strategic Development for Mission and has 20 years of experience in banking and markets, including many years of direct experience in mortgage products and asset-backed finance. Mrs. Carr has focused on risk management and strategic development roles at major financial firms and investment banks, specifically, Wells Fargo, HSBC, UBS and Fannie Mae.

In her role as Managing Director of Strategic Development, she is responsible for analyzing real estate market conditions to identify and design potential growth opportunities for the company. Additionally, she will build out Mission’s product offerings around government-sponsored enterprises and other government agencies; identify opportunities in other asset classes and client segments, for both the services and transactional aspect of Mission’s business; and provide transactional support for collateral risk review and other risk management activities. Mrs. Carr earned a bachelors degree from Radford University, and a masters degree from George Washington University.
 
Beth M. Colling | Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer, CDM Smith, Inc.Education:
J.D., 1998, University of Virginia School of Law
B.A., 1990, Lynchburg College, Magna Cum Laude

Biography:
Professor Colling has more than 20 years of legal and corporate experience, most recently working as a member of an executive leadership team as Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at a privately-held, German-based international automotive company where she set up the Compliance function for the Americas, including Mexico and Brazil. In this capacity, she also served a member of the Global Compliance team to develop the worldwide Compliance Management System that applies to facilities located in more than 50 countries.

Ms. Colling’s experience also extends to the energy industry, where she was the Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for a public-traded global company with operations in more than 19 countries, including Asia and Europe. In her capacity, she led implementation of all required regulatory and legal compliance systems. She was responsible for ensuring ongoing compliance with domestic and international laws and regulations for the entire business enterprise. She reported regularly to the Board of Directors and, among other duties, was responsible for developing policies and procedures, education and training, monitoring and auditing, risk management, investigations, strategic planning with the operations, and due diligence practices, especially related to joint ventures and acquisitions.

Ms. Colling’s legal practice included work as a litigator in the federal court system and work as in-house counsel for a publicly-traded company that provided products and services to the U.S. Government. In this role, she directed all legal operations for five divisions of complex manufacturing plants. While in private practice, she focused on civil litigation and commercial matters. Upon completion of law school, Ms. Colling served in a clerkship for the Hon. Norman Moon, U.S. District Court Judge in the Western District of Virginia and substitute judge for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Tiffani W. Greene | Partner Compliance Ally ConsultingEducation:
J.D., 1996, Emory University School of Law
B.A., 1989, Wake Forest University

Biography:
Professor Greene has twenty years of professional experience at large companies and notable law firms. She has an extensive background in regulatory and legal compliance, which has been utilized most recently in high-stakes Change and Project Management consulting roles. Her core strengths include: supporting client responses to emerging regulatory compliance matters; analyzing and advising on legal directives and risks; and evaluating the adequacy of existing policies, processes and procedures and incorporating best-practice updates.

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