Council Members

Governance Committee Lead

Mutual of Omaha

Tracy DeWald is the Chief Risk Officer for Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company. Tracy is responsible for overseeing the Company’s Enterprise Risk, Compliance, (including Privacy and Data Governance), and Ethics Functions. 


Tracy assumed this position in August of 2015 and brings nearly 30 years of experience with legal, compliance, regulatory and risk matters. Tracy started his career in private law practice specializing in complex securities litigation and regulatory matters. Since 1998, he has served multiple roles in the financial services industry, including Chief Compliance Officer for Mutual of Omaha and later at TD Ameritrade, Inc.; General Counsel for Securities America, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameriprise Financial Corp; and as the Chief Risk Officer at Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc. 


Throughout his career Tracy has held leadership positions with several industry groups and has been a frequent speaker on compliance and risk related issues. Tracy received degrees in Business and Law from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, where he also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law.