Pacific Coast Banking School selects William Hord of Quantivate

  • March 9, 2017

Pacific Coast Banking School selects William C. Hord of Quantivate to Lead its Enterprise Risk Management Core Curriculum

Woodinville, WA, March 07, 2017 – The Premier National Graduate School of Banking, Pacific Coast Banking School (PCBS) has formally chosen William C. Hord – Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Services for Quantivate, to be part of its world-class faculty to lead and create new ERM core curriculum. PCBS provides graduate-level banking and leadership education for executives in the financial services industry. Since 1938 the school has provided its students with a solid grounding in leadership, economics and banking principles necessary for them to anticipate and respond to the ever-changing business, risk, and regulatory environment of the financial services industry.

The new ERM core curriculum, developed by Mr. Hord, will focus on the concepts necessary to develop and integrate an effective ERM program linked to an institution’s strategic objectives and risk categories. The class will utilize theory, practice, discussion, individual and group exercises. Students will leave the class with the ability to create a solid ERM program for their institutions.

“I am honored to be part of such a rich tradition and team of experts providing relevant banking education to financial professionals from all over the country,” said William Hord. “Being able to enhance PCBS’s Enterprise Risk Management core curriculum to help augment other core and elective curriculum is exciting and I look forward to the challenge.”

Mr. Hord and the new ERM curriculum will enhance PCBS’s mission to develop leaders for the diverse financial services industry by offering outstanding graduate-level banking and leadership education, delivered by a world-class faculty, teaching a highly relevant and innovative curriculum.

“As the overall risk environment for the financial industry intensifies, a solid grounding in Enterprise Risk Management is critical for today’s, and tomorrow’s financial leaders.” said William Hord. “I look forward to working with the students and staff of PCBS to enhance their ERM understanding by providing tangible results for both the school and its students.”


Dan Banning
SVP of Marketing


About Pacific Coast Banking School

Pacific Coast Banking School, in partnership with the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington, offers a unique combination of world class faculty, cutting-edge curriculum, and highly qualified participants that defines it as The Premier National Graduate School of Banking™. Now in its 80th year, this prestigious school boasts over 11,000 alumni, with hundreds serving as leaders of financial institutions. PCBS utilizes its vast industry resources to provide tactics and strategies to deal with today’s most pressing banking issues. For more information please visit:


About Quantivate

Quantivate is an industry-leading provider of SaaS Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) software solutions. Founded in 2005 with the release of its Business Continuity Software, the company has grown to feature a fully integrated risk management suite of modules including Business Continuity, Vendor Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management, IT GRC, Internal Audit, Regulatory Compliance, and Complaint Management. Organizations, both large and small, use Quantivate’s suite of GRC modules to tear down data silos, manage risk, and efficiently manage the cost of their GRC initiatives across the enterprise. For more information please visit: