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Nicholas L. Mineo, J.D. CCEP

CORE Consultancy, LLC,
Co-Founder / Director

As a director of CORE Consultancy, LLC, Nick Mineo specializes in creating and implementing robust and bespoke compliance programs that deter risky behavior, avoid scandals, protect reputations and ensure sustainable growth.

CORE was created specifically to help individuals and organizations navigate the ever-changing laws, rules, regulations and public expectations affecting their industries and clients.  CORE’s goal is to help organizations minimize their reputational and financial risks and maximize their culture of ethics and integrity for all stakeholders.

Mineo is a highly accomplished attorney with more than 13 years‘ experience in litigation, risk management, corporate governance and compliance.  He has led strategic initiatives focused on risk assessments, due diligence, anti-bribery/ anti-corruption, crisis management, internal investigations and conflict resolution with a focus on operationalizing process improvements.  He has assisted in the development and implementation of a world-class compliance program for a global organization and has experience in handling multi-jurisdictional government investigations through resolution, including deferred prosecution agreements and independent monitorships.  Mineo is a certified (CCB) ethics and compliance professional (CCEP).

Previously, Mineo was a trial attorney focused on complex litigation and the civil defense of organizations and individuals in state and federal courts.  He also advised corporate clients on best practices and procedures. 

Mineo is a 2004 Albany Law School at Union University graduate and is a guest lecturer of compliance at the University at Buffalo School of Law.  He has also authored several articles on the benefits of compliance programs and spoke at related industry events.  He is admitted to practice in New York State and the United States District Court for the Western District of New York.

What Everyone Should Know About Compliance:

Every scandal, fine, and incarceration that dominates the daily news cycle makes the business case for compliance.  Compliance brings a necessary perspective to the C-suite and boardroom that protects the organization, its stakeholders and society.  While best practices and the government may require a compliance program, an organization’s survival could depend on one.