Mark Haberland
Managing Director
Darling Consulting Group


With over 25 years of experience in balance sheet and model risk management, and hands-on experience in audit and leading the operations of DCG’s Financial Analytics Department, Mark has unique expertise for optimizing and “right-sizing” risk management in the community, mid-size, and large banking space.

In his current role, Mark facilitates educational programs and collaborative workshops and is a trusted resource for financial institutions, industry, and state trade associations, as well as regulatory agencies on a variety of balance sheet and model risk management/validation topics, including IRR, Liquidity, CECL, BSA/AML, and ALCO.

Mark is a frequent author and top-rated speaker on a vast array of risk management topics and is a member of the Financial Managers Society’s Board of Directors. The son of an educator and member of the faculty of Pacific Coast Banking School, Mark’s passion for teaching drives his desire to work with bankers to strive for excellence within their organizations.

Mark lives on the North Shore of Boston with his wife, two children, and two dogs. He is a graduate of St. Michael’s College in Vermont with a degree in accounting.

Risk Management Primer for the Board of Directors