Nathan Abegg

Partner
KPMG

Nathan ("Nate") is a partner in KPMG's Risk Consulting's advisory practice, with over 24 years' experience in the financial service industry. During the past 19 years, Nate has focused on providing risk mitigating services to global issuers of collateralized loan obligations ("CLO"). Such services are tailored to address a CLO's full lifecycle needs including: warehousing compliance, securities pricing scenario return analysis, portfolio compliance / due diligence review, investor fund allocations and accounting and regulatory compliance.

Max Adams

Global Securitization Editor
GlobalCapital

Max Adams is the global securitization editor for GlobalCapital, overseeing and directing all coverage of asset-backed securities markets. His reporting focuses on real estate finance including commercial and residential, as well as single family rental. GlobalCapital, a publication of Euromoney Institutional Investor, is a weekly newspaper covering the capital markets across Europe, the US and Asia.

Abhishek Agarwal

‎Senior Advisor
CFPB

Mr. Agarwal is a Senior Advisor for Supervision, Enforcement and Fair Lending. As a member of the front office of the Division, he is focused on the Division’s overall strategy, industry relations, and performance metrics. He also represents the CFPB on the Systemic Risk Committee of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and works on several Bureau-wide initiatives.   Prior to his current role, Mr. Agarwal was the Acting Assistant Director for Mortgage Markets where his principal responsibilities included; developing policy and regulations for the mortgage market, monitoring the mortgage markets and liaising with industry participants. Before this, he was the Deputy As ... (view full description)

Ram Ahluwalia

Chief Executive Officer
PeerIQ

Ram is the CEO and Co-Founder of PeerIQ. Previously, Ram was the CIO of Winged Foot Capital an investment advisor responsible for managing alternatives investments in structured credit.   Previously, Ram was a Senior Vice President at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch and member of the Cards & Deposits executive management team responsible for investment decisioning a $120Bn credit portfolio. Prior to this role, Ram was a Vice President at the Merrill Lynch Global Bank Group.    As a management consultant at Inductis, Ram advised Fortune 500 financial firms on statistical decision-making frameworks for acquisition and risk modeling. Ram received a B.A. in ... (view full description)

Keith Allman

Vice President
Loomis Sayles & Company

Keith Allman is a vice president of Loomis, Sayles & Company and senior mortgage and structured finance analyst for the fixed income group. He specializes in ABS, transportation, commercial and esoteric securities, including railroads, aircrafts and shipping containers. Keith joined Loomis Sayles in 2016 and has 15 years of investment industry experience. Previously, he was a Director of banking and origination at Deutsche Bank, where he covered banking and origination for esoteric ABS, including aviation, railcar and marine shipping containers, as well as timeshare, rental fleet and other esoteric ABS. Keith was also responsible for formulating funding strategy, pitching cli ... (view full description)

Matthew Andrews

Managing Director, Head of Structured Products
CIFC Asset Management

Mr. Andrews has 14 years of experience in investment banking, structured finance and business development.  Prior to joining CIFC, Mr. Andrews was Head of CLO Origination and Structuring for RBS Securities Inc.’s U.S. CLO business. Prior to running the CLO business, Mr. Andrews was a Director in the Asset Backed Finance Group where he was responsible for originating, financing, structuring and distributing new issue securitizations backed primarily by leveraged loans, credit cards and consumer loan receivables.  Prior to joining RBS Securities Inc., via Greenwich Capital Markets, Inc., Mr. Andrews was an Associate at Banc One Capital Markets, Inc. where he ... (view full description)

Marco Angheben

Director Business Development
European DataWarehouse

Marco joined European DataWarehouse GmbH (ED) as Director Business Development in January 2013. ED was created by a diverse set of shareholders in June 2012 as a result of the European Central Bank ABS Loan-level Data Initiative. ED vision is to create a central point where institutions, associations and national agencies lodge their data and information in an open, transparent and trusted environment. ED delivers products that are simple to operate, simple to price and available to all. ED operates as a utility providing a range of services. Previously, Marco coordinated with a team of advisors the implementation of the ECB ABS Loan-Level Initiative at LCM Partners. He ho ... (view full description)

John Anglim

Senior Director
S&P Global Ratings

John Anglim is a senior director in Structured Finance Ratings.  He is responsible for analyzing asset-backed structures supported by various asset types including mobile phones, student loans, automobile loans and leases. 
 
Prior to joining the analytical group in 1997, John held a number of positions responsible for financial analysis and strategic planning.  He has been with S&P Global since 1984.
 
John holds a B.S. in accounting from Boston University.    

Patricia Antonios

Vice President
Eagle Point Credit Management

Patricia is a Vice President of Eagle Point Credit Management. She is responsible for assisting the Senior Investment Team in all facets of the investment process, focusing on analysis, structuring and trade execution in the primary and secondary CLO market. Prior to joining Eagle Point, Patricia was a Junior Trader/Analyst on Citigroup’s CLO/CDO Secondary Trading Desk. In addition to trading across the CLO stack, Patricia managed all Bids Wanted in Competition (BWICs), customer and desk axes and the desk’s Profit & Loss on a daily basis. Prior to her year on the CLO Trading Desk, Patricia spent three years on Citi’s Structured Finance Desk in New York, including ... (view full description)

Aryea Aranoff

Chief Strategy Officer
Darien Rowayton Bank

Aryea Aranoff currently serves as Chief Strategy Officer of Darien Rowayton Bank. He has 7+ years of experience in banking and consumer finance. Aryea’s prior experience includes 2 years working as a strategic consultant at McKinsey & Co., advising top US banks on operational and strategic opportunities, and 2 years as an investment banker, raising capital for public small cap companies. Aryea earned his M.B.A. from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and his B.A. from Columbia University in New York.

Usama Ashraf

Chief Financial Officer
Prosper Marketplace, Inc

As CFO of Prosper Marketplace, Usama oversees all of the company’s capital markets functions, as well as the company’s financial activities. As head of the Capital Markets team, he is responsible for expanding the company’s funding sources by bringing new institutional investors and retail distribution partners onto the Prosper platform. Ashraf brings more than 18 years of experience spanning corporate finance and global capital markets, including funding, securitization, financial reporting, planning, investor relations, balance sheet management, strategy, and mergers and acquisitions. He has held senior leadership positions at prominent financial services companies, most recent ... (view full description)

Reed Auerbach

Partner
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Reed Auerbach is the Global Practice Group Leader and a partner in the Structured Transactions Practice of Morgan Lewis. Recognized as a leading structured finance lawyer, Reed represents a broad range of financial institutions, investment funds, and issuers in the development of innovative structured finance vehicles as well as in the acquisition and disposition of financial assets and origination and servicing platforms. He advises underwriters and issuers in connection with public and private offerings of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities involving a wide variety of assets, collateralized loan obligations and related interim warehouse financings, asset-backed commerci ... (view full description)

Xavier Augé

Director
Mizuho Securities

Xavier Auge joined Mizuho Securities USA LLC in September 2015 as a Director in the Structured Credit Group focusing on the origination, structuring and distribution of debt and equity solutions across various non traditional asset classes including aviation, container, shipping and project bond deals. 
Prior to his current position, Xavier was at BNP Paribas from 2007 where he was part of the Solution and Structuring team focusing on both traditional and non traditional ABS in New York and in London. 
Xavier received a B.S. from Aston University (UK), a Masters from EM Strasbourg Business school and is a qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

David Augustyn

Partner
KPMG LLP

David is a partner in the Accounting Advisory Services group within the Deal Advisory Practice. Dave commenced work with KPMG in the Chicago audit practice in October 1990 and joined the Accounting Advisory Services group in May 2000.   He is a frequent presenter and panelist at various industry conferences throughout the year in the areas of accounting for structured finance transactions, business combinations, consolidation issues, joint venture formation, financial instruments, debt/equity and derivatives.   He has significant experience in US GAAP, IFRS (IFRS ... (view full description)

Roxy Bargoz

Senior Director and Deputy General Counsel
Avant

Roxy Bargoz is Deputy General Counsel at Avant, an online marketplace lending platform that is changing the way consumers obtain credit by lowering the costs and barriers of borrowing. Roxy oversees the legal side of all debt capital markets transactions at Avant, including securitizations, warehouse financings and whole loan sales. Prior to joining Avant, Roxy worked in private practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP representing lenders, borrowers, issuers, underwriters and placement agents in the securitization industry on a variety of transactions, including asset-backed and mortgage-backed public, 144A and private securities offerings, secured warehouse lending facilities, asset-backed c ... (view full description)

Katya Baron

Managing Director
Mosaic

Securitization and capital markets specialist with 15+ years of financial services experience. Investment banker and structurer at Sterne Agee, Gleacher, Barclays Capital and JPMorgan Securities.

Andy Barr

Chairman of Monetary Policy & Trade Subcommittee
(R-KY) United States Congress

Andy Barr has served as the U.S. Representative for Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District since January, 2013.  He is a Member of the Committee on Financial Services and is the Chairman of the Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee.  Barr is focused on strengthening Kentucky’s signature bourbon, equine, coal, agriculture and manufacturing industries, and serves as co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Horse Caucus. He is fighting for policies that will save the country from bankruptcy, increase government accountability, and that would restore the balance of powers as intended by the founders of our nation. In an ongoing effort to be an accessible representative ... (view full description)

Bob Behal

Principal, Co-Head ABS/CMBS Investments
Vanguard

Bob Behal, CFA is a Principal with Vanguards Fixed Income Group as the Co-Leader of the ABS/CMBS team. In his current role Mr. Behal manages the investment strategies for CMBS, ABS, Non-Agency RMBS, and Covered Bond sectors across Vanguards Fixed Income Funds. Before his association with Vanguard, Mr. Behal worked for AllianceBernstein as a Vice President, Oppenheimerfunds, and MetLife. In these roles he was responsible for research, analysis and portfolio management across a wide range of structured products. Mr. Behal is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He holds a B.S. degree in Ceramic Engineering from Rutgers University, and an M.B.A. in Finance from Rutgers ... (view full description)

David Bell

Reporter
GlobalCapital

David Bell, US Securitization Reporter, GlobalCapital. David has reported on the European and US securitization markets for GlobalCapital since September 2015.
 

Andrew Bellis

Managing Director
Partners Group

Andrew Bellis is a Managing Director of Private Debt at Partners Group, joining in January 2017.   Prior to this he served as a Partner and Managing Director of 3i Debt Management Investments responsible for the strategic growth their CLO Management and loan fund business. Andrew was the Head of Collateralized Loan Obligations at Credit Suisse from 2010 until June 2012 and prior to that held various roles at Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse.  Andrew has approximately 18 years industry experience and holds a master’s degree in physics from Imperial College, University of London.

Jim Bennison

SVP, Head of Alternative Markets
Arch Capital Group (US)

James Bennison is Senior Vice President and Head of Alternative Markets for Arch Capital Group (US) Inc. (“Arch”).  He has nearly 30 years of experience as an Investor and Investment Banker in the structured finance market.  At Arch, he responsible for executing the firm’s mortgage insurance credit risk transfer transactions and managing the structured mortgage insurance business.  Prior to joining Arch, he was a Senior Vice President and Head of Capital Markets for Genworth Financial’s US Mortgage Insurance business.  His experience includes establishing and managing the Structured Finance business at SunTrust Capital Markets. He was also a co-founder and Managing Principal of Terminus Asse ... (view full description)

Jeffrey Berenbaum

Director
Citi

Jeffrey Berenbaum is a Director and co-head of the CMBS Strategy team. Jeffrey has worked in commercial and residential mortgage markets in various capacities for over 25 years. He covers private-label and Agency CMBS, as well as the synthetic CMBS market, and focuses on relative value analysis, collateral performance and real estate fundamentals. Prior to joining Citi, Jeff worked on the buy-side at a mortgage portfolio management firm and in the Financial Research department at Freddie Mac. Jeff holds a MBA degree in Finance and Economics from New York University and a BSE degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Andrew Blanchard

Partner
Hunton & Williams LLP

 Andrew’s background in finance and banking provides him with a sound perspective to assist clients in their complex transactions. Andrew represents clients in a variety of transactions involving residential mortgage loans and servicing related assets, as well as single family rental properties. He routinely represents lenders, underwriters and issuers of structured finance facilities secured by servicing advance receivables. He also represents clients in the acquisition, financing, securitization and management of single family rental properties. In addition to his active practice, Andrew assists clients through the firm’s pro bono office in Church Hill and represent ... (view full description)

Gary Blitz

Senior Managing Director
Aon Transaction Solutions

Gary is a Senior Managing Director/Co-Practice Leader of Aon Transaction Solutions and heads its Tax Insurance Practice, which specializes in the placement of tax insurance programs for tax credit investments, M&A transactions and other situations.  Gary advises clients purchasing tax and other transaction liability insurance programs, and is often called upon to create unique solutions where no “off the shelf” product exists.  Throughout Gary's career, he has been a leader in the tax and transactional insurance business. Gary played an instrumental role in the development of the insurance products and the growth of the field. ... (view full description)

Megan Bloomer

Institutional Trader, Fixed Income
Raymond James

Megan Bloomer recently joined Raymond James after serving as an analyst and principal at the hedge fund Third Point from 2013-2016. Megan currently trades both non-agency RMBS and ABS at Raymond James. From 2009-2013, Megan worked at Barclays where she traded and structured non-agency RMBS. 
She recieved her B.A. in Economics from Georgetown University and an MBA from the Gradual School of Business at Columbia University.

Ronald Borod

Co-Chair
Solar Energy Finance Advisory Council (SEFAC)

Ronald Borod has worked extensively in securitization and structured finance for over two decades and has established a reputation as a thought leader in the creation of innovative structures and financial products. Ron focuses his practice on assisting issuers and underwriters in designing and implementing securitization programs involving non-traditional asset classes. For example, in the 1990s he developed the first national credit tenant lease finance program and the first CTL-only conduit, and designed and executed securitized credit lease programs to provide construction and permanent financing for two national retail companies. Ron was the architect of and ... (view full description)

Bo Brustkern

Chief Executive Officer
NSR Invest & LendingRobot

Bo Brustkern is a finance, technology and valuation expert, and a parallel entrepreneur. Current positions include:Co-Founder & Partner of LendIt Conference. LendIt Conference is the world's leading fintech think tank. LendIt runs a research house, media company, advisory business, and produces industry-defining events on three continents.Co-Founder & Chairman of Lang Di Fintech. Lang Di Fintech is China’s largest and most prestigious event that provides context to the rapidly changing universe of technology and financial services.CEO of ... (view full description)

Paul Burke

Managing Director, Head of Agency & Trust Sales
Citibank, N.A.

Paul Burke is Head of Agency & Trust Sales for North America, at Citibank, N.A. His team is a market –leading trustee in the structured finance industry, across all major asset classes, including CLOs, RMBS, CMBS and Esoteric ABS. In his twenty-five years in the field of asset-backed securities, Paul has worked on a wide variety of domestic U.S. and international securitizations of assets, including auto loans, credit cards, bank loans, corporate bonds, export contract receivables, aircraft leases, airline ticket receivables, trade receivables and mortgages. Prior to joining Citi, Burke was Managing Director and Head of Client Relations for Ambac Assurance Corpora ... (view full description)

Sairah Burki

Senior Director
SFIG

Sairah Burki is the Senior Director of ABS policy at the Structured Finance Industry Group. Ms. Burki focuses on proposed and anticipated rules that have broad impact across all ABS asset classes. Her agenda includes such areas as Basel III, Risk Retention, Volcker, Money Market Reform, Reg AB II and Credit Rating Agency Reform. Prior to joining SFIG, Ms. Burki was the Director of Treasury Policy Affairs at Capital One, leading the company's response to policy initiatives with significant capital markets and corporate finance implications. She previously held positions with Xerox, UBS and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Ms. Burki holds a Bachelor of Arts from Pri ... (view full description)

Jonathan Butler

European Head of Leveraged Finance
PGIM Fixed Income

Jonathan Butler is Managing Director and Head of the European Leveraged Finance Team at Pramerica Investment Management Limited, based in London. He is also a member of the board of directors of Pramerica Investment Management Limited, Pramerica's UK-regulated business, and assists with developing and implementing the firm's business strategy in the UK. Earlier, Mr. Butler was responsible for establishing and managing NIBC’s third-party CLO asset management franchise. At NIBC, he invested in senior and mezzanine loans for financial sponsor transactions (leveraged buyouts). Previously, Mr. Butler held investment positions with Chemical Bank (now JPMorgan Chase ... (view full description)

Chad Carpenter

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Reven Housing REIT, Inc.

Chad M. Carpenter has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our Board of Directors since July 2, 2012, and as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since August 29, 2012. Mr. Carpenter also served as our Chief Financial Officer from July 2, 2012 to December 26, 2013 and as our Secretary from July 2, 2012 to July 5, 2012. He has also served as the Chief Executive Officer of our subsidiaries, Reven Housing Georgia, LLC and Reven Housing Texas, LLC, since October 2012 and October 2013, respectively, and as Chief Executive Officer of our subsidiaries, Reven Housing Florida, LLC and Reven Housing Tennessee, LLC, since July 2014. Mr. Carpenter is the Chief Exec ... (view full description)

Carla Casella

Managing Director, High Yield Research
JPMorgan

Carla Casella is a Managing Director in High Yield Research, covering over 50 Consumer Products, Food and Retail companies.  Ms. Casella joined JPMorgan in September 1995, and has worked in High Yield Research, currently covering the Consumer Products, Food, and Retail sectors.     Ms. Casella has been a member of the Institutional Investor (II) All-American Fixed Income Research Team since 1998, ranking #1 in Retail in the most recent poll, and in the top 3 for more than 10 years in three separate sectors:  Retail, Consumer Products, and Food.    Ms. Casella earned a BS in Economics, Business, and French from Vanderbilt University (’91) and an MBA from Columbia Unive ... (view full description)

Will Cejudo

Partner
Clifford Chance US LLP

Will Cejudo is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. His practice focuses on the tax aspects of structured finance transactions, including distressed asset funds, mortgage securitizations and asset backed securitizations, and the taxation of investment vehicles, including REMICs, REITs and offshore funds. Mr. Cejudo represents issuers, underwriters and investors. Mr. Cejudo has represented clients before the IRS, in both audits and in requests for administrative guidance. Previously, Mr. Cejudo worked in the Financial Institutions and Products Division of the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, where he focused on tax-exempt and taxable financings and other financial p ... (view full description)

Stephen Ceurvorst

Managing Partner
Lord Capital LLC

Lord Capital LLC is an experienced Control Party under IFRS 10 and FAS 167 and has a proven track record in structured investments in trade finance, corporate receivables, credit card trusts and other credit assets. The result is a shift of accounting consolidation responsibility away from the seller and away from senior lenders so that Lord Capital accepts the consolidation responsibility for the entire transaction.  Mr. Ceurvorst has over 25 years of experience in banking and securitization. Immediately prior to Lord Capital, Mr. Ceurvorst held various senior positions with Mellon Financial Corporation (now part of BNY Mellon), most recently as Chairman and CEO of a full service broker ... (view full description)

Ambuj Chaudhary

Vice President
VOYA Investment Management

Ambuj Chaudhary is a Vice President and Structured Credit Portfolio Manager in the Voya Investment Management Senior Loan Group. He assists in management of CLOs advised by the Group and is also responsible for investor relations, quantitative analysis and optimization of CLO portfolios. Ambuj is also leading the team’s efforts in structured credit and alternative investments. Prior to his current role, Ambuj worked at Seix Investment Advisors where he was responsible for quantitative analysis, performance attribution and investment risk analysis of all portfolio strategies. Previously, he worked in Financial Engineering groups at PWC LLP and Duff & Phelps Corporation advising hedge fund ... (view full description)

Xilun Chen

Senior Director
Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Xilun Chen is a Senior Director at Kroll Bond Rating Agency Inc. focusing on commercial and non-traditional ABS, including whole business & other royalty securitizations, single-tenant net lease and cell tower securitizations. Prior to joining Kroll, Xilun was a Director at S&P, focusing on various non-traditional asset classes. Prior to S&P, Xilun held positions at Morgan Stanley, Harding Advisory, BlueMountain Capital, Ambac and JPMorgan.

Claudine Chen-Young

Partner
Katten Muchin Rosenman

Claudine Chen-Young is a structured finance attorney representing issuers and various underwriters in connection with asset financings and securitizations involving mortgage loans, credit card, auto and floorplan receivables, among other financial assets, as well as whole loan trading transactions. She has extensive experience in public, registered offerings and private placements of residential mortgage-backed securitizations (RMBS), and resecuritizations of previously issued RMBS. Claudine’s mortgage-backed experience involves all types of mortgage loans including prime jumbo, seasoned and non-performing assets.  She also assists companies and underwriters with e ... (view full description)

Hans Christensen

Chief Executive Officer
MJX Asset Management

Hans is a co-founder of MJX. Prior to MJX, Hans was the Chief Investment Officer for Barclays’ U.S CLO asset management business. Hans worked at Citibank N.A. for 20 years in various portfolio management, credit, and corporate finance roles. Previously he worked at Banker’s Trust Company and began his career with Harris Trust & Savings Bank in Chicago.   Privately, he is a Member of the Board of Trustees for Regis College and The U.S. Army War College Foundation. He is also is a co-founder of A New Beginning, a charity that runs an elementary school as well as a vocational school for women in Pakistan.    Mr. Christensen received his BS in Finance from Indiana Uni ... (view full description)

Garry Cipponeri

President
TradeRoom Capital, LLC

Prior to founding TradeRoom Capital Partners LLC and TradeRoom Capital, LLC, Garry was the Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the Capital Markets Department for Chase Home Finance, the Mortgage Banking arm of JPMorgan.  He joined Chase in August of 2004, but has been in the mortgage business for 39 years, and specifically, Capital Markets and Secondary Marketing functions for 38 years.  His responsibilities at Chase Home Finance included all hedging and asset sales, as well as securitization, sales operations, pledging, agency, government and MI relationships & captive MI’s.  He also served as Chairman and President of Chase’s thr ... (view full description)

Stephen Clarke

Senior Director
Moody's Analytics

Stephen is a Director at Moody’s Analytics where he manages the European operations for the Structured Analytics & Valuations group and the global structured finance Valuations and Advisory group. He moved to Moody’s London offices in 2011 to increase the group’s focus on the EMEA market. His team develops and implements methodologies and analytic software across multiple structured finance asset classes including RMBS, ABS, CLOs, CMBS, CRE CDOs, TruPS CDOs, and ABS CDOs for the purposes of estimating losses, assigning valuations, macroeconomic stress testing, risk analysis, and benchmarking. Prior to his current role, he managed the group of financial engineers that supports users of Mo ... (view full description)

Meredith Coffey

Executive Vice President of Research & Analysis
LSTA

Meredith Coffey is Executive Vice President of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA), and runs its Research and Analysis Department. Ms. Coffey co-heads the LSTAs regulatory and CLO efforts, which help facilitate continued availability of credit and the efficiency of the loan market. In addition, Ms. Coffey heads a team of analysts that are responsible for analyzing current and anticipated loan market developments, helping the LSTA build strategy and improve market efficiency, and providing commentary through weekly newsletters, periodic conferences and webcasts. Ms. Coffey and the analyst team also engage market ... (view full description)

Lewis Cohen

Partner
Hogan Lovells

Lewis Cohen is a partner in the Capital Markets practice in Hogan Lovells’ New York office, focusing his practice on international structured finance transactions. Lewis concentrates his practice on representing underwriters, issuers, credit enhancers, and rating agencies in cross-border structured finance, FIBRA, and other capital markets transactions. He advises on public and private structured finance transactions in a wide variety of assets, including credit card receivables, residential and commercial mortgage loans, trade receivables, equipment leases, and various esoteric assets, as well as “future flow” securitizations of asses such as oil exports and mar ... (view full description)

Benjamin Cohen

Chief Executive Officer
T-REX

As CEO, Benjamin Cohen leads T-REX with a strong vision for the future of enterprise financial technology and its impact on making markets more transparent and efficient. He has built the T-REX team and the T-REX software platform by combining the most sustainable elements of finance with modern SaaS technology, allowing the most complex financial markets to be more transparent for all parties. The company’s enterprise SaaS platform, T-REX Analytics, provides complete transparency through granular cash flow models, stress-testing across power production and credit metrics, and capital stack structuring. T-REX has successfully facilitated significant new capital entering the compl ... (view full description)

John Comeau

Financial Analyst-Asset Sales Office
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

John P. Comeau is a Financial Analyst and Economist in FHA’s Asset Sale Office.  During John’s tenure in Asset Sales, the team has sold over $4 billion in NPLs through FHA’s Distressed Asset Stabilization Program (DASP), the Aged Delinquent Portfolio Loan Sale (ADPLS), and 2016 Healthcare Loan Sale.  John is responsible for analytics, modeling, and program design and serves as the Bid Evaluation Model Team Lead.  Prior to joining the Office of Asset Sales, John was a Senior Economist in the Housing Finance Analysis Division within HUD’s Office of Policy Development & Research.  In the Housing Finance Analysis Division, John served as a housing and mortgage market subject matter expert an ... (view full description)

Jonah Crane

FinTech Advisor and Regulator in Residence
FinTech Innovation Lab

Jonah Crane is Regulator in Residence at the FinTech Innovation Lab in New York, and an advisor to early and growth stage FinTech companies. He has written and spoken on emerging FinTech trends, as well as financial market structure and public policy. Until January, Jonah served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Financial Stability Oversight Council at the United States Department of Treasury, where he had also served as a Senior Advisor. Before joining Treasury, Mr. Crane served as a legislative aide to Senator Charles E. Schumer, where he worked on the Dodd-Frank Act, the JOBS Act, and other economic policy initiatives. Prior to joining Senator Schumer’s staff ... (view full description)

Andy Davidson

President
Andrew Davidson & Co., Inc.

Andrew Davidson is a financial innovator and leader in the development of financial research and analytics. He has worked extensively on mortgage-backed securities product development, valuation and hedging. He is president of Andrew Davidson & Co., Inc., a New York firm specializing in the application of analytical tools to investment management, which he founded in 1992. Andrew was instrumental in the creation of the Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae risk-sharing transactions: STACR and CAS. These transactions allow Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to attract private capital to bear credit risk, even as they remain in government conservatorship. Andrew is also active in other dimens ... (view full description)

Laurel Davis

Vice President for Credit Risk Transfer
Fannie Mae

Laurel Davis is Fannie Mae’s Vice President for Credit Risk Transfer, where she is responsible for developing and executing strategies to transfer credit risk associated with Fannie Mae’s single-family guaranty business to the capital markets and private investors. This includes managing Fannie Mae’s flagship Connecticut Avenue Securities (CAS) program.  Prior to joining Fannie Mae, Davis served in a variety of securitization, trading and capital markets roles at Merrill Lynch and First Republic Bank.  Davis holds a bachelor of arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master of business administration in finance from the University of Maryland.   Education: ... (view full description)

Mark Davis

Vice President, Capital Markets
Fannie Mae

Title: Vice President – Capital Markets Division: Single-Family Business Responsibilities: Mark Davis is Fannie Mae’s Vice President – Capital Markets, reporting to the Senior Vice President – Capital Markets. Davis is responsible for partnering with Fannie Mae traders to develop strategies for promoting mortgage-backed security (MBS) and credit risk transfer transactions, interact with primary dealer research analysts, engage and educate investors on Fannie Mae securities, manage banking relationships, and help define policies to improve MBS execution. Experience: Prior to ... (view full description)

Kwaw De Graft Johnson

Director
Credit Suisse

Mr. Kwaw de Graft-Johnson is a Director in the Securitized Products Group at Credit Suisse, focusing on mortgage related financing and capital markets transactions.

Mr. de Graft-Johnson joined CS in 2011, having previously worked at Barclays Capital as a member of the mortgage and government advisory team, and at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in the Markets Group focused on TALF and the housing market.

Mr. de Graft-Johnson graduated with a B.Sc in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University, and also holds an M.Eng from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Cornell University.

Bruce Deane

Managing Director
Credit Agricole

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Edward DeMarco

President
Financial Services Roundtable, Housing Policy Council

Ed DeMarco is President of the Financial Services Roundtable’s Housing Policy Council. Prior to joining HPC in June 2017, DeMarco was a senior fellow in residence at the Milken Institute’s Center for Financial Markets. From 2009 to 2014, DeMarco served as acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) which acts as the conservator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He was named HousingWire Magazine’s Person of the Year in 2012 for his impact on housing finance. DeMarco was chief operating officer and senior deputy director of the FHFA and its predecessor agency from 2006 to 2009. DeMarco’s career in public service includes executive positions at the Social ... (view full description)

Alexander Dennis

Director
S&P Global Ratings

Alexander Dennis is a Director within the U.S. Structured Credit group at S&P Global Ratings.  In his current role, Alexander acts as a Lead Analyst for non-traditional assets, mainly focusing whole-business, solar, triple net lease, and private equity CFO securitizations.
 
Prior to his current role, he was a senior credit rating analyst at S&P Global Ratings in the collateralized debt obligations department, focusing primarily on cash flow collateralized loan obligations.
 
He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder and has a master’s in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Cisco DeVries

Chief Executive Officer
Renew Financial

While serving as Chief of Staff to Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates, Cisco DeVries innovated the concept of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), which was named one of the top 20 world-changing ideas by Scientific American magazine in 2009. When DeVries co-founded Renewable Funding, he pioneered the turnkey PACE solution for local and state governments innovative technology and streamlined administrative tools to make clean energy upgrades simpler and more affordable for property owners.An innovative leader on clean energy finance, DeVries was invited to the White House to meet with President Obama and former President Clinton on clean energy finance. An industry leader, he has presented at events ... (view full description)

Chris DiAngelo

Partner
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Chris DiAngelo is managing partner of Katten's New York office and a member of the firm's Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He focuses his practice on structured finance and securitization matters. Chris represents a variety of clients, including issuers, lenders, underwriters and bond insurers, in a wide range of programs and projects involving asset-backed debt, municipal debt, straight corporate debt and equity, warehouse lines, regulatory matters and acquisitions.   Chris's clients describe him as a "significant market player" and say "He has the ability to zero in on the legal and business issues, explain them and then find an appropriate solution," according to Ch ... (view full description)

Patrick Dietz

Vice President, Strategy
BNY Mellon

Patrick Dietz is a Vice President and the Emerging Technology Strategy lead for BNY Mellon’s Corporate Trust business. Primarily focused on the application of distributed ledger technology, he is responsible for use case development and opportunity identification for the business line. He works closely with emerging technology teams spanning the organization to deliver cohesive client and market solutions.   Prior to his current responsibilities, Patrick was responsible for the development and execution of Corporate Trust’s growth strategy, spanning asset classes and client segments globally. He has a background in market analytics and laid the groundwork for the data based decis ... (view full description)

Edward Dittmer

Senior Vice President, CMBS
Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC

Edward Dittmer, CFA, is senior vice president and head of CMBS Credit Risk Services for Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC. Dittmer has more than 15 years of experience in commercial real estate, including 10 years at GMAC Commercial Mortgage and Capmark Investments, and he has experience in ratings analysis for both CMBS new issuance and surveillance. Previously, Dittmer was an acquisitions underwriter for Capmark Investments’ private equity platform. Dittmer holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from American University and a master’s degree in business administration from The Ohio State University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is act ... (view full description)

Erica Dorfman

Vice President, Capital Markets
SoFi

Erica is Vice President of Capital Markets at SoFi, responsible for execution and structuring of loan sale, securitization, and financing activities. Prior to joining SoFi, Erica was at the merchant bank BDT Capital Partners, where she focused on the real estate and consumer sectors. Previously she worked as an investment banker at J.P. Morgan in New York. Erica graduated from Columbia University with a BA in Economics.

Robert Durden

Director
Credit Suisse

Robert is a Director at Credit Suisse and member of the Securitized Products Finance group, specializing in financing and capital markets transactions for mortgage related assets. Robert joined Credit Suisse in December 2014 after six years with JP Morgan and the six years prior to that with Bear Stearns. Robert’s career experience has been primarily focused upon Mortgage Finance. He holds a BBA in Business from the University of Texas.

Kevin Dwyer

Senior Vice President – RMBS
Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC

Kevin Dwyer is senior vice president of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) ratings and research for Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC. He is primarily responsible for rating and producing research for RMBS and single-family rental transactions. Before joining Morningstar in 2012, Dwyer had 12 years of experience in RMBS trading, analysis, and ratings. He worked for another rating agency where he rated all types of non-agency RMBS and also spent a number of years at Credit Suisse Group, where he traded mortgage loans, underwrote securitizations, and valued bond holdings. Previously, Dwyer spent two years in Japan building a structured products trading desk for Asia for Cr ... (view full description)

Chris D’Auria

Head of Global Business Development
LCM Asset Management LLC

Chris D’Auria is responsible for LCM’s business development. Mr. D'Auria joined LCM in September 2016 from Deutsche Bank, where he was a managing director and Co-head of the global CLO group. He was a founding member of Deutsche Bank's CLO business in the late 1990s and over 18 years worked in almost all aspects of the product including origination, structuring, marketing and syndication. His deal experience spans various structure and collateral types including broadly syndicated loans, middle market loans and Investment Grade corporate debt. As Co-head of Deutsche Bank's CLO effort, Mr. D'Auria had joint responsibility for deal origination, execution and risk management in both the US and ... (view full description)

Kristin Eagan

Government Relations
SFIG

Prior to joining SFIG, Kristin Eagan was an Associate Director of Advocacy at the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). In this role, Kristin was responsible for legislative advocacy and representing the interests of the credit union movement, primarily to members of the House of Representatives. Before CUNA, Kristin served as a Portfolio Manager at the U.S. Department of Treasury. In this capacity Kristin managed grant and loan applications for the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund. She also served as Congressional Liaison for Tax, Budget, and Appropriations issues at the Department of Treasury, Professional Staff at the U.S. House of Representatives Co ... (view full description)

Leo Efstathiou

Chief Executive Officer
Finsight

Leo Efstathiou is the cofounder and CEO of Finsight (makers of Finsight.com, DealRoadshow.com, 17g5.com and DealVDR.com), a portfolio of services that streamline the structuring, marketing and execution of new issue. In 2015, thousands of investors spent thousands of hours analyzing tens of billions of dollars of US ABS new issue on the Finsight platform. Leo is committed to working with market participants to intelligently implement technology in ways that streamline workflows, increase access to information, improve liquidity and remove friction. Prior to Finsight, Leo spent 3 years in Barclays’ non-traditional / esoteric ABS team working on numerous tran ... (view full description)

James Egan

Vice President
Morgan Stanley

James Egan is an Executive Director on the Securitized Products Strategy team at Morgan Stanley. He is the head of U.S. Non-Agency RMBS Strategy, focusing on legacy, RMBS 2.0 and Credit Risk Transfer and the co-head of U.S. Housing Strategy. In addition, James co-covers Single Family Rental securitizations. Prior to working in research, James worked as a trader in Morgan Stanley’s Securitized Products group. James joined Morgan Stanley in 2008. He holds a BA in Commerce from the University of Virginia.

Obinna Eke

Director
BNP Paribas

Obinna Eke is a Director on the CLO Syndicate Desk in New York. Obinna joined BNP Paribas in 2011 after receiving his Master’s in Financial Engineering from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley.

Prior to this, Obinna worked in the Equity Finance Group in Goldman Sachs International, London, as part of the Prime Brokerage business, focusing on equity swaps and CFDs. Obinna received a B.Sc. (Industrial/Systems Engineering) from the University of Lagos.

Emile Ernandez

Director
Barclays

Emile Ernandez is a Director in the Nontraditional ABS vertical, within the Securitized Products Origination Group at Barclays.  He is responsible for Barclays’ Renewable Energy Asset-Backed Securitization effort, as well as other asset classes.  Emile and his team execute securitization financings across a variety of different asset classes including PACE, franchise whole business, timeshares, wireless towers, wireless handset, rental fleet, triple net lease, venture debt, film libraries, brand licensing, billboards and structured settlements.  Emile joined Barclays in 2011 from Deutsche Bank, where he began his career in the Securitized Products Group.  He has spent ... (view full description)

Patricia Evans

Vice President
Wilmington Trust

Pat is responsible for introducing Wilmington Trust’s full array of trust and agency services to corporations and financial institutions throughout the country and in several off-shore jurisdictions. She specializes in asset-backed securitizations for all asset classes as well as services specific to special purposes entities, including those utilized by Hedge Funds, Private Equity, and the Commercial Real Estate industry. Pat is an active participant in the Structured Finance Industry Group and serves on its Board of Directors. She is a past board member of the American Securitization Forum and a previous chair of its Communication and Education Committee and co-chai ... (view full description)

Vandy Fartaj

Chief Capital Markets Officer
PennyMac

Mr. Fartaj has been Chief Capital Markets Officer of PennyMac Financial Services Inc. since its formation.  Mr. Fartaj is responsible for all capital markets and investment-related activities, including asset valuation, trading, secondary marketing, and risk management.  Mr. Fartaj also serves as Chief Investment Officer of Pennymac Mortgage Investment Trust a position that he has held since March 2010.  Prior to joining PennyMac, Mr. Fartaj was employed in a variety of positions, including vice president, whole loan trading, at Countrywide Securities Corporation, a broker-dealer, where he was employed from November 1999 to April 2008. Mr. Fartaj has substantial exper ... (view full description)

Benjamin Fernandez

Managing Director
Barclays

Benjamin Fernandez is a Managing Director in the Securitized Products Origination Group at Barclays where he is responsible for Barclays’ Nontraditional Asset-Backed Securitization effort.   Ben and his team execute securitization financings across a variety of different asset classes including franchise whole business, timeshares, wireless towers, rental fleet, fleet lease, film libraries, brand licensing, billboards and structured settlements.  Ben joined Barclays in 2008 from Lehman Brothers, where he began his career as an Analyst in 2002.  He has spent his entire career in Securitized Products and has structured and placed over $45 bi ... (view full description)

Vincent Fiorillo

Head of Global Relationship Management
DoubleLine Group LP

Mr. Fiorillo is a founding member of DoubleLine. He is the head of Global Sales. Prior to joining DoubleLine in 2009, Mr. Fiorillo was previously a Managing Director at TCW for the previous four years, where he oversaw ABS and CMBS trading. Mr. Fiorillo was an Executive Director with Morgan Stanley. Responsibilities at Morgan Stanley included developing mortgage origination providers into the Morgan Stanley Conduit and expanding the Firm's activity in both the Asset-Backed and Commercial Mortgage Backed securities markets.  Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Fiorillo was the Co-Head, Managing Director of the Mortgage-Backed Securities Group at Smith Ba ... (view full description)

Andrew Flahive

President – Single Family Equity
Amherst Holdings, LLC

Mr. Flahive serves as Amherst’s President of Single Family Equity and leads Amherst's initiative to design and implement debt and equity financing strategies for its rapidly growing Single-Family Rental business. Mr. Flahive joined Amherst from Goldman Sachs, where he’d been since 2004, most recently serving as a Managing Director and Head of the Real Estate Equity Capital Markets Group. Mr. Flahive is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) holder and has a BBA from Texas Christian University.

Christopher Flanagan

Managing Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Chris Flanagan is Head of US Mortgage and Structured Finance Research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.   He was Head of ABS, CDO and CMBS Research at JP Morgan, where he worked since 2010. Prior to that, he held positions as the Head of ABS and MBS Research at Merrill Lynch.   In recent years, Chris has been highly ranked in various MBS and ABS categories in the Institutional Investor Fixed Income Research Survey and was widely recognized for his early call on the subprime mortgage collapse. He is ranked #2 for total number of appearances on the Institutional Investor team over the past twenty years.   He holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering ... (view full description)

Michael Flood

Deputy Executive Director
CRE Finance Council

As Deputy Executive Director, Mike works with Executive Director Lisa Pendergast and the CREFC Board of Directors to manage the association’s day-to-day operations, strategic direction and growth. For over 20 years, Mike has served in leadership roles at industry organizations and within the Federal government overseeing management, operations, advocacy and policy. Most recently this includes his work at the Structured Finance Industry Group where he oversaw and promoted the association’s legislative and regulatory efforts for commercial real estate and structured finance with the Administration, Congress, regulatory agencies and market participants. Mike has also worked for the White House ... (view full description)

Mark Fontanilla

Founder
Mark Fontanilla & Company, LLC

Mark Fontanilla has over 18 years of experience in the bond markets, mortgage finance, fixed income research, and company strategy. He had been senior fixed income marketing strategist at Fannie Mae, with specific work on their primary credit risk transfer (CRT) program, Connecticut Avenue Securities™ (CAS). Prior to that, he had been a publishing residential mortgage securities strategist at Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as well as having worked as a senior trader at the Royal Bank of Canada, making markets in RMBS, ABS and CMBS. Mark had also been on the executive team at Champion Mortgage, a Division of KeyBank NA, working as the Director of Risk Management, overseeing the mortgage asset p ... (view full description)

Jade Friedensohn

Director of Programming
IMN

Conference Producer for the Structured Finance Division of IMN.

Nathan Gabig

Managing Director
KPMG LLP

Managing Director, Secutization Analytics, Structured Finance Renewables - Mortgage & Consumer Lending Division, KPMG Consulting

David Gabrielson

Executive Director
PACENation

David Gabrielson, Executive Director David is the Executive Director of PACENow and was introduced to PACE financing while developing Energize Bedford, an energy efficiency financing program for homes in Bedford, New York, where he has served as an elected Councilman since 2008. PACENow is a national foundation funded non-profit that advocates for and assists in developing Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, a powerful tool building owners can use to make their properties more energy efficient and/or sources of on-site renewable energy. PACENow’s mission is to promote improved energy efficiency in buildings and use of PACE. We are an impartial, consensus and fac ... (view full description)

Joanne Gaskin

Senior Director
FICO

Ms. Gaskin oversees the FICO Scores regulatory practice and is responsible for the strategic direction of FICO’s analytic solutions and partnerships serving the mortgage industry. In her role, Ms. Gaskin works globally in partnership with financial institutions and regulatory agencies to support making better decision to drive growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. She is driven by the positive impact that FICO makes on the lives of consumers by working collaboratively with the financial services industry.   With more than 25 years in financial services, she has led analytic and product development efforts to address some of the most critical topics impacting fina ... (view full description)

Rachel George

Vice President & Associate General Counsel
Navient

Rachel Gleason George is Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Navient Solutions, Inc. with responsibility for legal aspects of a  wide array of corporate and transactional matters, including Navient’s securitization programs.  Prior to joining Navient in March 2016, Rachel was a partner in the Banking Department of Chapman and Cutler LLP specializing in structured finance and secured lending matters.  Rachel is a frequent speaker on the securitization aspects of financial industry regulations, including the Dodd-Frank Act and Basel III.  Rachel is a member of the Board of Directors of SFIG and of the Steering Committee for SFIG’s new Women in Securitization program.  Rachel is a g ... (view full description)

Mansoor Ghori

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Petros PACE Finance

Mansoor has significant experience in originating and structuring of complex credit and equity investments in various specialty finance sectors. Mansoor is a Co-Founder and the CEO of Petros PACE Finance, LLC and a member of the firm’s investment committee. Prior to Petros, he was the President and CEO of Accent Capital and was responsible for the investment and administrative activities of the firm. Prior to that, he worked in executive roles at Transamerica Technology Finance Corporation, Sternhill Partners, Imperial Bank’s Emerging Growth Industries Group, and in the National Accounts Division of Silicon Valley Bank. ... (view full description)

Julie Gillespie

Partner
Mayer Brown LLP

Julie Gillespie is a partner in the Chicago Office of Mayer Brown and is a member of the firm’s Partnership Board.  She has extensive experience representing commercial banks, ABCP conduits,  originators, sponsors and investors in structuring, negotiating and documenting asset-backed and other structured finance transactions.  Her experience has involved the securitization of credit card receivables, personal loans, auto loans and leases, fleet leases, FFELP and private student loans, and auto and equipment dealer floorplan receivables, as well as synthetic risk transfers.  Julie’s areas of expertise include master trust and other revolving ... (view full description)

Preetha Gist

Partner
Chapman & Cutler LLP

Preetha Gist is a partner in Chapman and Cutler’s Asset Securitization Department and Banking and Financial Services Department. Preetha’s practice focuses on value-based services to financial institution clients, drawing on her experience and insights from serving as general counsel for the capital markets unit of a major U.S. financial institution and in-house in various roles at several major banks. Her understanding of client value and the needs of bank clients drives her practice.   Preetha also serves as Chapman’s Client Service Partner where she collaborates with partners and practice groups to apply best practices learned from her in-house experience to support client eng ... (view full description)

Andrew Giudici

Managing Director
Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Andrew Giudici is a Senior Director in the Structured Finance group at Kroll Bond Ratings. He is responsible for evaluating the creditworthiness of structured securities across a wide range of sectors. Prior to joining Kroll Bond Ratings, Andrew held a number of positions within Standard & Poors. Most recently, he was a director in the Utilities, Infrastructure and Project Finance Ratings group. In this role he was responsible for determining new and maintaining existing ratings on a portfolio of independent power providers, Public-Private Partnerships and project finance transactions. Andrew was also a team leader in Structured Finance at Standard & Poors where he was re ... (view full description)

Stuart Goldstein

Partner
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Stuart Goldstein, resident in Cadwalader's Charlotte and New York offices, concentrates his practice in the areas of structured finance, fund formation, structured products, and the federal securities laws. Stuart practices primarily in the areas of asset securitization and fund formation, representing issuers, underwriters, collateral managers, and institutional investors, in both public and private transactions. He represents fund managers in structuring, organizing and financing hedge funds, debt and opportunity funds, funds of funds, and other investment vehicles, developing, negotiating and documenting financial products. He has extensive experience in analyzing and structuring asset- a ... (view full description)

Corina Gonzalez

Vice President
DBRS

Corina Gonzalez is a Vice President in U.S. Structured Finance at DBRS.  As an RMBS ratings analyst, her experience includes credit and structural analysis of new origination prime/non-prime, re-REMIC, seasoned performing, re-performing and non-performing loan transactions.

Corina joined DBRS in 2007 and, prior to that, she worked in the Asset Securitization Group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

John Goodall

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Landbay

John is CEO and co-founder of Landbay. Landbay is the only peer-to-peer platform to operate solely within the British residential buy-to-let mortgage market. Landbay offers an alternative for both retail and institutional investors to traditional saving and lending, always secured on bricks and mortar. John launched Landbay in May 2014 with property finance and investment expert, Gray Stern. Landbay is a member of the P2PFA and it is the fastest growing P2P lender in the UK (AltFi data). Previously, John co-founded and managed a leading international executive search business. He then taught economics at a leading UK educational establishment before completing an MBA and returning to the ... (view full description)

Daniel Goodwin

Director of Mortgage Policy
SFIG

Dan is the Director of Mortgage Policy for SFIG, bringing over 25 years of experience in securitization, principal finance, and M&A with exposure to a wide range of asset classes. Immediately preceding joining SFIG, he was Executive Vice President of Hilltop Holdings, a financial holding company based in Dallas, TX.  Prior to that, Dan was a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he held a variety of positions over the years, including: Head of Advisory Services, Head of Asset Securitization and Principal Investing – Originations, and Co-Head of Home Equity Banking providing advice and capital to commercial banks, money managers, specialty finance companies ... (view full description)

Roberta Goss

Managing Director
DFG Investment Advisers

Ms. Goss is responsible for constructing and managing portfolios of leveraged loans, high yield bonds, and other credit-based securities for the Credit Investments team. She has over 31 years of investment experience in leveraged finance with roles in research and portfolio management. Prior to joining DFG, Ms. Goss was a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Northwoods Capital Management, a long-short fund that invested across the capital structure. She spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as Managing Director and Co-Head of the high yield and bank loan businesses in the asset management division. In this role she led a team of 20 investment professionals and managed appr ... (view full description)

Bill Greenberg

Managing Director
Two Harbors

William Greenberg has served as a Managing Director at Two Harbors since 2012. Bill has primary responsibility for managing the company’s $85 billion portfolio of conventional MSR, as well as co-managing the rates and convexity portion of the investment portfolio.  Prior to joining Two Harbors, Mr. Greenberg was a Managing Director and the Head of Investment Bank Risk Control Strategy at UBS AG, where he was responsible for issues of strategic importance to the investment bank. Previously, he was Head of Mortgage Strategy & Solutions Group, where he was responsible for managing the risk associated with mortgage repurchase liability related to over $100 billion of RMBS and whole loans iss ... (view full description)

Pratik Gupta

Vice President
Nomura

Pratik joined Nomura's Securitized Products Research team in 2012 and currently heads RMBS research and co-covers CLO research.
 
In the Institutional Investor survey Nomura has been the top 2 ranked team for RMBS research for the past 4 years and has been ranked #1 in the Greenwich survey for the past 3 years. The team was ranked #5 for CLO research in the 2017 II survey with a #1 ranking within the hedge fund  subcategory, in its second year participating in the survey.

Pratik is a graduate of IIT Madras and IIM Ahmedabad from India.

Lain Gutierrez

Senior Vice President
DBRS

Lain Gutierrez is a structured finance veteran with 20 years of experience in originating, structuring and rating asset-backed securities.  Currently, Lain is a senior rating analyst at DBRS, Inc. responsible for esoteric and commercial asset classes with a focus on clean energy/energy efficiency financing, including PACE and ESPC.  At DBRS, Lain recently led efforts to publish a new methodology in July 2015 for rating PACE financings.  Lain also spoke at industry conferences and published various research articles regarding PACE and ESPC financing. Prior to DBRS, Lain was a senior banker with Citigroup’s ABS business.  Over the course of his 11 year ... (view full description)

Frederick Haddad

Partner & Senior Portfolio Manager
GoldenTree Asset Management

Fred Haddad is a Founding Partner of GoldenTree Asset Management, a $25 billion privately owned asset management firm based in New York. Prior to joining GoldenTree, he was a Managing Director at the Royal Bank of Canada from 1997 to 1999, where he established and managed Royal Bank's US leveraged finance business.  From 1990 to 1997, Mr. Haddad was a Senior Vice President with Credit Lyonnais, USA, where he managed the Leveraged Finance, Loan Trading, Loan Syndication, and Asset Recovery groups.  He was responsible for  broadly diversified, sub-investment grade loan portfolios of up to $2 billion, as well as numerous private equity investments.  In 1982 he established the New Yo ... (view full description)

Mark Hanson

Senior Vice President Securitization
Freddie Mac

Mark D. Hanson is the senior vice president of Freddie Mac’s Securitization Division. In this role, he oversees Freddie Mac's mortgage securitization efforts, including pass-thru, REMIC and strip issuance. He is also responsible for developing and implementing new mortgage security products and capabilities that meet the needs of institutional investors, broker/dealers, lenders, servicers and third party vendors. Additionally, Hanson leads Freddie Mac’s efforts supporting FHFA’s directives around the Single Security, expanding liquidity in the conventional TBA space. Hanson was previously a vice president for Lazard Asset Management, where he managed mortgage ... (view full description)

Brian Hargrave

Managing Director
Nomura

Brian Hargrave, Managing Director, is Head of Non-Agency and Whole Loan Trading at Nomura, Asia’s global investment bank. Prior to joining Nomura, Mr. Hargrave spent seven years as a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at ZAIS Group in the Residential Mortgage business. He also served as Chief Investment Officer of ZAIS Financial Corp., a publicly traded mortgage real-estate investment trust. Mr. Hargrave started his career at Lehman Brothers, assuming responsibilities in research, structuring, and whole loan and securities trading across mortgage and ABS products. Mr. Hargrave hold a B.S. from Indian University and a M.B.A. from Harvard Busines ... (view full description)

Matthew Hays

Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Matt Hays is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He focuses his practice primarily in the areas of asset finance, securitization and securities matters. Matt's has represented marketplace lenders and loan originators, banks, private equity funds, issuers and registered investment companies in ABS offerings, whole loan sales, forward flow arrangements and warehouse facilities. He has securitized receivables in the personal installment loan, retail auto and truck loan, cellular site and distributed antenna system, dealer floorplan, vehicle lease, solar asset, health care, credit card and small business loan asset classes. Matt is a co-chair of the ... (view full description)

Chris Helwig

Managing Director
Amherst Pierpont

Chris Helwig is a Managing Director at Amherst Pierpont and is responsible for further developing the firm’s extensive mortgage-backed securities strategy across private label and agency MBS.  Prior to joining Amherst, Chris spent six years at Deutsche Bank in research and trading roles, most recently as co-head of RMBS research. Before his tenure at Deutsche, Chris spent nearly ten years at Bear Stearns, the large majority of which was spent in the Portfolio Strategies division of the Financial Analytics and Structured Transactions (FAST) group. In this role he was responsible for providing portfolio, hedging, securitization and asset/liability solutions to financial institutions. Chris hol ... (view full description)

Corey Henry

Vice President, Capital Markets
Santander Consumer USA

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Lisa Hernandez

Securitization Solution Leader
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Lisa is a Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory partner in Deloitte & Touche LLP and leads the Securitization Solution practice in the Financial Risk, Transactions & Restructuring market offering. She has 15 years of financial services experience assisting clients entering the capital markets through various financial transactions and supporting them and other industry participants as they navigate through the regulatory environment. Lisa has a deep expertise in Residential and Asset Backed Securities and leads teams that specialize in file review, collateral and cash flow modeling and technology solutions, for a variety of asset classes such as student loans, agency, prime, performin ... (view full description)

Mark Hernandez

Head of US Money Market Origination
RBC Capital Markets

Mark Hernandez leads RBC’s US Money Markets Origination and Investor Marketing efforts.  Mark joined RBC in May 2005 from JPMorgan where, from 2001, he focused on investor development for money market issuers.  Since joining RBC, his combined focus on money markets origination and investor marketing has resulted in the growth of RBC’s Money Markets business with issuers from a variety of sectors including asset-backed commercial paper, financial institutions and corporations.  Investor marketing of asset-backed commercial paper and other short term debt products has created expanded funding opportunities for RBC’s issuing clients.  Prior to 2001, Mark worked at Chase Securities in the Merger ... (view full description)

Greg Hertrich

Managing Director
Nomura

Greg Hertrich joined Nomura in 2010 as head of the US Institutional Strategies Group from Deutsche Bank, where he was Head of US Bank Strategies. Previously, Greg ran the bank group at Merrill Lynch and was a senior bank strategist with Lehman Brothers after an extended tenure at First Union. He is currently responsible for spearheading Nomura’s strategic work with US domiciled institutions in both the bank and insurance sectors across the balance sheet and income statement. Greg serves as a strategic advisor on behalf of major stakeholders, including management teams, boards, institutional investors and regulators on risk management and corporate strategies, specifi ... (view full description)

Mark Higgins

Chief Operating Officer
Beacon Platform, Inc.

Before co-founding Beacon in 2014, Dr.Higgins spent eight years at JPMorgan, launching and delivering the Athena project, co-heading the Quantitative Research group for the investment bank, and running the electronic market making business for currency options.

Before JPMorgan, he spent eight years at Goldman Sachs as a desk strategist on the foreign exchange and interest rate market making desks.

Dr. Higgins received a B.S. in Engineering and a Ph.D. in Theoretical Astrophysics from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.

Mark Hirshorn

Senior Vice President, US ABS
DBRS

Mr. Hirshorn is a Senior Vice President on the US ABS team at DBRS, Inc. in New York. He is primarily focused on the analysis of esoteric assets, predominantly aircraft. He spearheaded the development of a rating methodology for aircraft lease ABS and continues to analyze transactions in the space. Before joining DBRS in December 2016, he was an independent contractor, providing advisory, risk assessment and transaction execution services to a variety of institutions.   Prior to his recent roles, Mr. Hirshorn spent more than 20 years covering aviation, securitization and asset financing with a variety of global financial institutions. From 2011-2015, he was responsible for origin ... (view full description)

Carol Hitselberger

Partner
Mayer Brown LLP

"Praised for being at the cutting edge on securitization issues, an absolutely brilliant lawyer" Chambers USA Carol Hitselberger focuses her practice in the structured finance area. She spends significant time on accounting and regulatory developments that impact the structured finance industry. Carol often works with investors and issuers in structured finance products of most types, including trade receivables, credit card receivables, consumer loans, auto loans, aircraft, leases, franchise portfolios, government contracts, trademark licenses, and various other financial assets.Chambers USA highlights that "she has been doing structured finance work for decades - she can ... (view full description)

John Hitt

Partner
Chapman and Cutler LLP

John Hitt is a partner in the Asset Securitization Department of Chapman and Cutler LLP. Since joining the firm, John’s work has involved the structuring and negotiation of a variety of securitization transactions, including transactions backed by student loans, timeshare interests, trade receivables, credit card receivables, equipment notes and leases, automobile loans, commercial loans, high yield debt, residential and commercial mortgage loans and various other types of contract rights.   John’s work also includes the representation investors in alternative investments. His corporate finance experience also includes representation of issuers and investors in debt and equity of ... (view full description)

Bill Hoffman

Chairman
Apollo Aviation Group, LLC

Mr. Hoffman is a co-founding Principal of Apollo Aviation. From 1992 to 2002, Mr. Hoffman practiced law. He was the Managing Partner of Hoffman & Hoffman where he specialized in aviation, and at Arthur Moller, P.A. From 1986 to 1992, Mr. Hoffman was a Commercial Lending Officer and Credit Administrator with Plaza Bank of Miami. Mr. Hoffman holds a JD, cum laude, from the University of Miami and a MS in Finance and a BBA from Florida International University.

John Holahan

Partner
Dentons

John Holahan is a partner in Dentons Capital Markets practice and co-leads the Firm's Capital Markets regulatory team. Recommended by The Legal 500 US (2014), John has spent his entire career in financial services regulation, and has vast expertise in the regulation of the banking and consumer credit markets throughout the United States. John represents Wall Street investors, domestic and foreign banking institutions, mortgage lenders and servicers, hedge funds, private equity funds, consumer reporting agencies, consumer finance companies and other financial services and Wall Street institutions in regulatory matters across the United States and before all federal and state regulators, inclu ... (view full description)

Dapeng Hu

Managing Director
BlackRock

Dapeng Hu, PhD, CFA, Managing Director, Head of mortgage modeling, is a member of BlackRock Solutions' financial modeling group and a member of BlackRock's Fixed Income Global Research team. Dr. Hu's primary responsibilities include directing development of BlackRock's mortgage prepayment and credit models and conducting relative value research on MBS and ABS. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2003, Dr. Hu was with Wells Fargo as a Director of financial modeling from 2001 - 2003. From 2000 - 2001, he was with Citigroup as Vice President of empirical modeling. In these positions, Dr. Hu supported mortgage servicing valuations, whole loan portfolio management, and MBS tr ... (view full description)

Eric Hudson

Senior Director
S&P Global Ratings

Eric Hudson is a Senior Director in the U.S. Structured Credit Group at S&P Global Ratings. In his current role as Analytical Manager, Eric manages a team of analysts with a primary focus on new collateralized loan obligation (CLO) issuance.    Previously, Eric served as a primary rating analyst on structured credit transactions, including CLOs, timeshare securitizations and leveraged fund transactions, amongst others.    Before joining S&P Global Ratings, Eric held positions within the Assurance and Structured Finance practices of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in New York.    Eric holds a bachelor of science degree in Accounting and a master of busin ... (view full description)

Eileen Hughes

Head of Structured Finance UK
Wilmington Trust, N.A.

Eileen is head of structured finance in the UK, part of  the Global Capital Markets team. Her role is to build on the core strengths within our structured finance group and to align the services and offerings in the UK and Europe to our US team and increase our role as a global service provider. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust, Eileen was director of structured products transaction manager at Deutsche Bank. Eileen has nearly three decades of corporate trust experience. In her former role, Eileen was responsible for review and negotiation of all classes of structured products such as ABS, ABCP, MBS, and CDOs. Eileen holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Hofst ... (view full description)

Daniel Huss

Head of Product, Stealth Fintech Product
State Street

Why – In another life I should have been a physicist. That’s out of the question now, so I try to fake it by It by applying as much scientific method as I can to product development and entrepreneurship. This has led me to value uncertainty and ambiguity, and have a default setting to “build, measure, learn.”   How - When an organization decides to embark on using technology, specifically AI, to introduce a new product  to their customer base, they often fail to cross the chasm between “research project” and “desirable product.” I bridge that gap by embodying the values above, being the voice of the customer ad nauseam, evangelizing cross-functional development teams, and relentl ... (view full description)

Eric Ibara

Director, Residual Value Consulting
Kelley Blue Book

Eric Ibara is the director of residual value consulting for Kelley Blue Book.  He brings nearly 25 years of automotive industry experience to this role, which includes overseeing the company’s residual value forecasts.  Additionally, Ibara regularly meets with vehicle manufacturers, finance companies and automotive fleet companies to provide consulting services.    The residual value information Ibara manages is offered as a syndicated data product and is utilized on Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com as a component of Kelley Blue Book’s 5-Year Cost-to-Own information.  Ibara analyzes historical auction data and works with in-house statisticians to build and refine forecast models that a ... (view full description)

Jonathan Insull

Managing Director
Crescent Capital Group

Mr. Insull is a Managing Director of Crescent Capital Group LP focusing on capital markets. Mr. Insull is the lead Portfolio Manager of Crescent Capital Group’s Bank Loan strategy. Since joining the team in 1997, Mr. Insull has served in a number of roles of increasing responsibility, including Credit Analyst, Director of Research and Portfolio Manager. He previously worked as a credit officer at The Chase Manhattan Bank, and its predecessor institutions, Chemical Bank and Manufacturers Hanover Trust. Mr. Insull received his MBA in Finance from New York University and a BA in Economics from Hobart College.

John Jacobs

Director of FinTech Strategies
eOriginal, Inc.

As Director of FinTech Strategies, John Jacobs provides eOriginal with his extensive experience as a business development, sales executive, and business process consultant. Mr. Jacobs is responsible for the expansion of eOriginal business across several key verticals, including financial services, equipment leasing, solar and security alarm industries. Across these verticals, Mr. Jacobs is the go-to speaker at industry association conferences and meetings, often asked to share his extensive knowledge into how digital transaction management improves business processes, customer experience, and creates operational efficiencies across the entire enterprise. Additionally, Mr. Jacobs ... (view full description)

Vipul Jain

Managing Director
Wells Fargo

Vipul Jain is a managing director and head of Residential Mortgage Backed Securities Research in the Structured Products Research Group at Wells Fargo Securities, LLC. He joined Wells Fargo Securities in 2016. In his current role, Vipul focuses on all aspects of the residential mortgage market ranging from relative value in the agency MBS market, prepayments, housing, residential lending standards, housing policy and mortgage credit products (legacy non-agency, CRT, SFR and Jumbo 2.0). Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Mr. Jain was head of agency MBS research at Morgan Stanley from November 2011 to April 2016. He also held various positions within the RMBS research group at Bank of America Merri ... (view full description)

Ashish Jain

Senior Vice President, Capital Markets
SoFi

Ashish Jain joined SoFi in May 2016 and serves as Senior Vice President of Capital Solutions. He is responsible for distribution, loan sales, strategic partnerships, and growing SoFi’s institutional outreach. Prior to SoFi, Ashish worked at Deutsche Bank for 13 years. Most recently, he was Managing Director and US Head of Securitized Product Sales, a role he held for 4 years and in which he interacted with some of the world’s largest institutional investors about their investment strategies and portfolios. He began his career in Rates Sales in 2004. Ashish received a BS in Finance from Carnegie Mellon University in 2003 and he has served as a member of the Carnegi ... (view full description)

Daniela Jayesuria

Vice President, Senior Analyst
Moody's Investors Service

Daniela Chun Jayesuria is a Vice President – Senior Analyst in the U.S. Structured Finance Group at Moody’s Investors Service. Dani joined Moody’s in 2014, and is currently part of a team that assigns new ratings to securities backed by US consumer assets. She covers a variety of asset classes including auto loans and leases, credit cards, consumer loans including marketplace lending, mobile phone financing and more. Previously, Dani covered the Brazilian securitization market, from Moody’s Sao Paulo office, across several ABS sectors, including trade receivables, CMBS, agribusiness receivables, auto loans and dealer floorplan.     Prior to Moody’s, Dani occupied positions at Ode ... (view full description)

Richard Johns

Executive Director
SFIG

Richard Johns is the Executive Director for the Structured Finance Industry Group, a member-based trade industry advocacy group focused on improving and strengthening the broader structured finance and securitization market. A longtime leader in the securitization industry, Mr. Johns, 46, has more than 17 years of experience, having previously served as Head of Global Funding and Liquidity at Ally Financial Inc. Earlier in his career Mr. Johns also had roles as Head of Global Capital Markets at Capital One Financial Corp and as a transaction lead at MBNA (now Bank of America). Throughout his career, Mr. Johns has issued securitized products across a variety of pl ... (view full description)

Jeffrey Johnson

Partner
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Jeffrey Johnson is a partner in the Structured Transactions Practice of Morgan Lewis.  Jeff counsels financial institutions, finance companies, government agencies, government-sponsored entities, and investment banking firms on numerous transactions, including asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities issuances, resecuritization of financial assets, net interest margin transactions, whole loan and asset sales, financing facilities, and related regulatory matters. He also advises on various other structured transactions involving numerous asset types and receivables, including single-family and multifamily residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, and automobile and ... (view full description)

Randal Johnson

Director
Deutsche Bank

Randal Johnson, CFA is head of the consumer and marketplace lending business within Global Credit Trading at Deutsche Bank.  Randal is responsible for the warehouse lending, principal finance and ABS placement activities conducted by Deutsche Bank in these sectors.  Randal’s group offers a range of financing alternatives to its clients and maintains a multi-billion dollar principal financing commitment to the space.    Randal has been with Deutsche Bank for over ten years, in a variety of roles covering consumer finance, small business finance and real estate finance.  He has experience across a w ... (view full description)

Advait Joshi

Director, Solutions and Structuring
BNP Paribas

No biography specified

Adama Kah

Vice President, Loan Portfolio Management & Structuring
Freddie Mac

Adama is Vice President and head of the seasoned loans portfolio in the Investments & Capital Markets division at Freddie Mac. He launched this business area in 2011 to actively manage Freddie Mac’s large multi-billion dollar re-performing (RPL) and non-performing (NPL) loans and securities portfolio. In addition to day-to-day portfolio and team management , his responsibilities include trading, structuring,, product development and marketing of RPLs and NPLs related securitizations and loan sales to efficiently transfer credit and market risk to private investors. He has led the execution of more than $30 billion of such transactions 2011-to-date, which include the innovatio ... (view full description)

Mary Kane

Head of Securitized Products Research
Citi Global Markets, Inc.

Research analyst, specializing in nonmortgage ABS sectors:   Credit cards, Prime and subprime auto loans, Auto leases, Student loans, Marketplace Other esoteric ABS sectors   Publishes frequent commentary on ABS markets, consumer credit, prepayments, regulation and other relevant ABS market related topics   Top 3 ranking in the Institutional Investor All-America Research poll for 10+ years   Has worked at Citi for 16 years   Was previously a portfolio manager at UBS and Cred ... (view full description)

Howard Kaplan

Partner - SFIG Chairman
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Howard A. Kaplan is a senior partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has more than 28 years of deep financial services industry experience, with a specialization in securitization and valuation. Howard is currently the U. S. lead client service partner for a top student lender, servicer and securitizer, as well as the global lead client service partner for a top 3 payments company. Howard is an active contributor to securitization industry advocacy efforts through the Structured Finance Industry Group where he serves on the board of directors and executive committee. Previous to these roles, Howard spent the last 20 years building and managing the U.S. Firms' ... (view full description)

Eric Kaplan

Director, Housing Finance Program
Milken Institute - Center for Financial Markets

Eric Kaplan is the Director of the Housing Finance Program within the Milken Institute Center for Financial Markets. Mr. Kaplan will focus on the restoration of the U.S. housing finance ecosystem to a state of sustainable health, concentrating on the interplay among policymakers, regulators, and industry stakeholders with respect to issues such as the role of private capital, securitization reform, and lending and servicing practices. He will also coordinate the overall efforts of the Housing Finance Program and its Senior Fellows and Housing Policy Council, and collaborate with other Milken Institute colleagues to help further Program and Institute missions. Mr. Kaplan brings a 24-year c ... (view full description)

Eric Karlson

Managing Director
AIG

Eric Karlson manages a $2 billion structured corporate and esoteric asset backed securities portfolio for AIG Asset Management (U.S.), LLC, a registered investment advisor of American International Group, Inc.’s (“AIG’s”) family of property & casualty, life & retirement, and mortgage insurance companies. Prior to joining AIG, Mr. Karlson founded a financial services consulting firm specializing in the origination and structuring of complex financial assets. His work history includes several executive management positions including President and Managing Director of Textron Financial Corporation’s Capital Markets Group and various roles at GE C ... (view full description)

Rosemary Kelley

Senior Managing Director & Co-Head of ABS
Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Rosemary Kelley is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of ABS at Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc. Rosemary has been at KBRA since 2011 and focuses primarily on Consumer ABS including auto loan, auto lease, dealer floorplan, credit card, consumer loan, student loan and timeshare sectors. Prior to joining KBRA, Rosemary was a Senior Vice President at DBRS, Inc. focusing on Consumer ABS. Before DBRS, Rosemary spent ten years at MBIA Insurance Corporation, most recently as a Director in the Structured Finance department. She had previously managed MBIA's portfolio management unit responsible for monitoring and workouts in Consumer ABS. Rosemary has a BA from Manhattanville College and a MBA fro ... (view full description)

Kevin Kendra

Managing Director
Fitch Ratings

Kevin P. Kendra is a managing director in Fitch Ratings New York office. He currently manages the U.S. Structured Credit group responsible for collateralized loan obligations (CLO) and other structured credit ratings. The structured credit team is charged with assigning new issue CLO ratings, maintaining the accuracy of existing ratings, providing useful tools to investors and publishing research on transaction characteristics and performance. Prior to this post he served as Group Credit Officer for U.S. and Latin America Structured Finance. In this role he maintained and further enhanced the quality of credit analysis within the structured finance and covered bonds ... (view full description)

Asif Khan

Managing Director
MUFG

No biography specified

David Klein

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
CommonBond

David Klein is CEO and Co-Founder of CommonBond, a leading fintech company that uses data and technology to lower the cost of student loans. Since launching in 2012, CommonBond has raised over $1 billion across equity and debt, and is the first and only company in finance with a 1-for-1 social mission: for every loan funded on CommonBond's platform, the company funds the education of a student in need in partnership with Pencils of Promise. A recognized authority on fintech and student debt, David's perspectives have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNBC, TechCrunch, Inc. and more. He was featured on the Crain's New York 40 Under 40 list in 2016. Before starting ... (view full description)

Roger Klepper

Managing Director
Credit Agricole

Roger has been with Credit Agricole since 2006 and is currently a Managing Director responsible for auto and equipment sector ABS banking activities. Roger has over 20 years of securitization experience.

Roger holds a Masters degree in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University. He has obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Eric Kolchinsky

Director Structured Securities Group
National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Eric Kolchinsky is the Director of the newly established Structured Securities Group in NAICs New York office. Eric moved to this permanent position after serving as NAIC's consultant for the RMBS valuation project since 2009. Eric has also consulted for the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance regarding the rehabilitation of Ambac Assurance Corporation. He has testified before Congress about certain rating practices at his prior employer, Moodys Investors Service. Eric served more than eight years with Moodys, where he was Managing Director responsible for ABS CDOs, managed the CDO analytics platform and was Head of Methodology for Structured Finance valuations for Moody's Anal ... (view full description)

Peter Kolchmeyer

Managing Director, Senior Information Risk Officer
BNY Mellon

Peter is a Managing Director and Senior information Risk Officer in the BNY Mellon Information Security Division. His primary focus areas are cybersecurity assessment and sustainable compliance to security standards and regulations. Under Peter’s leadership, BNYM has obtained the prestigious ISO 27001 security certification. Peter has over 35 years experience in the IT industry including 30 years in information security and risk. Previously, Peter held leadership positions in the Privacy and Security practices at Big 4 Consulting Firms and served over 30 clients in various industries. Engagements included assessments, audits, strategic planning, technology implementation and incident managem ... (view full description)

Steven T. Kolyer

Partner
Clifford Chance US LLP

Steven T. Kolyer is a capital markets partner with extensive experience in securitizations, structured capital markets, investment fund formations and conventional securities offerings, including continuously-offered products. Mr. Kolyer is also experienced in credit-linked notes and other funded derivative products, and in complex commercial lending and credit transactions. Mr. Kolyer's experience over the years has been highlighted by transactions involving innovation and structured solutions in the capital markets. In this regard, he played a lead role in the development of a number of securitization products dating back to the origins of that market, in the U.S. and off-sh ... (view full description)

David Kucera

Senior Managing Director
Capital One

Dave Kucera joined Capital One in 2013 to head its Asset-Backed Finance Group. In 2015, he became head of the Financial Institutions Group.  The group provides recourse and non-recourse financing and other services to specialty finance companies and asset managers throughout the U.S. across a broad range of sectors.   Prior to joining Capital One, Dave led and co-founded the U.S. Securitization Group at BMO Capital Markets, which provided and served as agent for over $75 billion in financing for a broad range of U.S. and international clients during Dave’s tenor.   Dave has an undergraduate degree in finance from Marquette University and a Masters in Management from t ... (view full description)

Stephen Kudenholdt

Co-Chair, US Capital Markets Practice
Dentons

Stephen Kudenholdt is co-chair of Dentons’ US Capital Markets practice. He is also a member of Dentons’ US Board, as well as the Firm’s Global Advisory Committee. Stephen is recommended by The Legal 500 US (2014) as "truly one of the more well-known lawyers in the mortgage space." His areas of practice include residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and other asset-backed securities (ABS), primarily focusing on residential mortgage loan securitization as well as re-securitization transactions involving various classes of mortgage-backed securities. He represents issuers, underwriters, loan sellers and other entities ... (view full description)

Eliza Kwong

Director
PWC

No biography specified

Joshua Larocca

Managing Director
Stroz Friedberg LLC

Joshua J. Larocca is a Stroz Friedberg Managing Director specializing in complex investigations on behalf of corporations, law firms, and financial services firms. He concentrates on internal fraud investigations, investigative due diligence, financial fraud, employee misconduct, and corruption matters. Mr. Larocca brings a diverse public and private sector background to his engagements. Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg Mr. Larocca served as a Trial Attorney in the Counterterrorism Section at the Department of Justice, responsible for investigating and prosecuting international and domestic terrorism cases, including terrorist financing, material support, money laundering and eco ... (view full description)

Joseph Lau

Managing Director
Lord Capital

Joseph joined Lord Capital as a Managing Director in February 2017 and has over 20 years of experience in structured finance and banking, both in the US and Europe.  Immediately prior to joining Lord Capital, Joseph worked as a Managing Director and Head of Term Non-Traditional ABS at RBC Capital Markets, where he also started the European Term ABS practice.  Previously he was at Deutsche Bank, responsible for the Credit Solution Group’s $4 billion student loan lending book and capital markets business for consumer unsecured, student loan and certain non-traditional ABS asset classes.  He worked for more than a decade at Barclays Capital in the ABS team covering a variety of assets cla ... (view full description)

Michael Lau

Chief Executive Officer
Pingora

Michael Lau, currently CEO of Pingora Asset Management, has over 25 years of expertise in loan servicing, underwriting, quality control, IT, accounting, finance, capital markets, and business development. Throughout his career, Michael’s understanding of MSRs aided numerous companies through negotiating the sale of servicing rights on a flow and bulk basis.Prior to Pingora, Michael spent 12 years on the senior management team at Phoenix Capital, a leading firm managing the sales and valuation of mortgage servicing rights. His management of new business development, as well as existing client bases, mergers and acquisition, whole loan brokerage, and strategic planning helped to ... (view full description)

Stacey Lawson

Executive Vice Chairman
Ygrene Energy Fund

Stacey Lawson brings 23 years of experience as a business executive in the areas of finance, clean energy, technology and manufacturing. Prior to joining Ygrene Energy Fund, Stacey was a candidate for U.S. Congress in California’s 2nd congressional district where she advocated for property assessed clean energy (PACE) as a leading environmental policy initiative. As Ygrene’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 2012-2016, Stacey spearheaded the design and growth of Ygrene’s innovative PACE model for the residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial sectors, scaling Ygrene to over $600M in originations. A cofounder of the Center for ... (view full description)

Kristi Leo

Boulder Advisors, Founder; Senior Policy Advisor
SFIG

As founder and President of Boulder Advisors, Kristi has established a hands-on, best in class advisory firm delivering full-service, comprehensive advice and strategic solutions to the structured finance industry, specializing in consumer and commercial finance companies and their investors.  Boulder Advisors has advised on debt and capital raises of more than $2.2 billion for consumer finance companies and investments by large private equity firms and hedge funds. Prior to founding Boulder Advisors in 2013, Kristi was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank, where she held several leadership roles with Global Markets.  Most recently served as Co-Head of the U.S. Structured Finance ... (view full description)

Mark Lessard

Partner
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Mark Lessard, Pillsbury's global Finance practice leader, advises dozens of clients worldwide on high-stakes debt and equity transactions, many of which have won "Deal of the Year" awards. Mark represents a global clientele, including lenders, lessors, investors, operators, underwriters, manufacturers, rating agencies and trustees engaged in complex cross-border asset-backed financings of every stripe. He has in-depth knowledge of local and transnational rules governing the placement, pledge and recovery of aviation assets worldwide. Clients also seek Mark's counsel on aerospace mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures a ... (view full description)

Marc Levine

Senior Director
Moody's Analytics

Marc Levine is the Senior Director at Moody’s Analytics responsible for the Lewtan Systems Business. The Lewtan Systems business provides automated tools to Issuers in the structured finance space for pool selection, investor reporting, securitization accounting, cash flow forecasting, regulatory disclosure and funding optimization.

Mr. Levine has been at Moody’s since it acquired Lewtan in 2014 and prior to that spent 16 years at Lewtan where he worked closely with Issuers, Investors and other securitization market participants.

John Levonick

Senior Regulatory Counsel
Clayton

Mr. Levonick has rich experience of advising mortgage industry participants on compliance, risk management and related legal matters. His expertise spans a wide array of consumer financial services regulatory compliance requirements and asset classes, including infrastructure related concerns, such as privacy, including TILA (Regulation Z), RESPA (Regulation X), FDCPA, UDAAP, FCRA/FACTA, ECOA (Regulation B), HMDA (Regulation C) and GLBA. He assisted clients in interpreting compliance requirements, developing risk mitigation strategies and implementing the requisite controls within technology platform(s) to best protect the individual client.   Mr. Levonick works with creditors, s ... (view full description)

Scott Levy

Senior Managing Director
Guggenheim Securities

Scott Levy has over 14 years of experience in the structured products space. At Guggenheim, Mr. Levy manages trading of all structured products, including non-agency RMBS, CMBS, CLOs, CDOs, and other Asset Backed Securities. He also trades TRUPS CDOs for the firm, as well as other esoteric ABS. Prior to joining Guggenheim in 2008, Mr. Levy worked in Citi’s debt capital markets origination business, specializing in hybrid capital securities and structured finance alternatives. While at Citi, he structured over $8 billion of fixed income securities including a $1.5 billion acquisition facility for a major commercial aircraft leasing company and a first of its kind $2 billion hybrid ... (view full description)

Stuart Litwin

Co-Head Securitization
Mayer Brown LLP

Mayer Brown is one of the world's leading law firms for securitization. With over 100 securitization lawyers across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we offer experienced teams across a broad range of vehicles and asset classes. We are one of a handful of international law firms that have securitized virtually every asset type that can be securitized. We regularly represent commercial banks, investment banks, issuers, credit enhancers, liquidity providers, trustees, servicers, underwriters, placement agents and other transaction parties in jurisdictions around the world. Mayer Brown has been at the forefront of assisting clients with originating, acquiring, financing, and securitizing peer-to-p ... (view full description)

Caitlin Long

President & Chairman
Symbiont

Caitlin Long is chairman and president of Symbiont, the market-leading smart contracts platform for institutional uses of distributed ledger technology and winner of WatersTechnology's Award for Best Distributed Ledger Project in 2016 (Buy-Side Technology Awards).  Caitlin previously spent 22 years on Wall Street in senior roles, working for Morgan Stanley (2007-2016), Credit Suisse (1997-2007) and Salomon Brothers (1994-1997).  During her career she started and ran three new businesses, was a top-ranked equity research analyst for the life insurance sector, and worked directly for the co-CEOs on a business restructuring in Zurich.  Caitlin has been active in bitcoin since 2012 a ... (view full description)

Zhengyuan Lu

Principal
Victory Park Capital Advisors

Zhengyuan Lu joined VPC in 2016 and is a Principal.  He is primarily responsible for sourcing, analyzing, executing and management of direct private debt and equity investments within the specialty finance sector.    Previously, Lu was previously a senior vice president and head of Capital Markets and Treasury at OnDeck (“ONDK”), where he spearheaded all capital markets and fund raising activities. This also included the management of OnDeck Marketplace, the crowd funding platform of OnDeck and Treasury and Cash Management. As a member of OnDeck’s Executive and Management Committee, Lu was involved in all aspects of its strategic and operational initiatives. Prior to OnDeck, he w ... (view full description)

Barry Lucassen

Director
SCIO

Barry is a director in the portfolio management team and joined SCIO in 2014. Prior to SCIO, Barry worked as an associate at a large single family office in Switzerland for six years, where he was responsible for the firm’s trading and assisted the chief investment officer with asset allocation.

Barry holds an MSc and BSc in Business Administration from VU University Amsterdam.

Scott Macdonald

Partner
Maples and Calder

Scott has extensive experience in structured finance transactions, including CLOs, repackagings, structured funds and fund derivative products, and segregated portfolio companies.  He also advises on fund financing, and is head of the CSX listing group in Cayman.  Scott is a lead partner on the FATCA/Tax Information Exchange team focusing specifically on the structured finance sector.  He advises clients on legal issues under US FATCA, UK FATCA and the OECD Common Reporting Standard ranging from entity classification, availability of exemptions, reportable accounts, application of the account due diligence rules, and notification and reporting obligations.  Scott acts for a significant numbe ... (view full description)

Sanjeev Magoon

Principal
PwC

No biography specified

Thomas Majewski

Managing Partner & Founder
Eagle Point Credit Management

Tom is the Managing Partner and founder of Eagle Point Credit Management. Tom has been involved in the formation and/or monetization of nearly 100 CLO transactions across multiple market cycles. Tom led the creation of some of the earliest refinancing CLOs, pioneering techniques which are now commonplace in the market. He has spent his entire career in the structured finance and credit markets. Prior to founding Eagle Point with Stone Point Capital, Tom was a Managing Director and Head of CLOs at RBS, where he was responsible for all aspects of RBSs new-issue CLO platform. Prior to joining RBS, Tom was the U.S. country head at AMP Capital / AE Capital, where he was responsibl ... (view full description)

David Mandel

Director
Citi

David Mandel is a Director in Citi’s Consumer Finance Group.  Mr. Mandel joined Citi in January 2007 and has had a diverse set of responsibilities during his 20+ years in the industry.  Mr. Mandel began his career working as an actuarial assistant and since then has worked in the US and UK generally covering consumer finance companies in a variety of capacities including investment banking services, executing transactions consisting of publically and privately offered debt, the sale/purchase of whole loans and businesses, debt refinancings and restructurings, and various other capital raising activities.   Mr. Mandel is a graduate of SUNY Binghamton with a BS degree in Economics ... (view full description)

Michael Manning

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
DealVector

Mike Manning is the CEO and Co-Founder of DealVector, a network connecting fixed income professionals directly to authenticated, non-public holders of specific assets quickly and securely for the first time, enabling a more transparent and efficient market. Mike launched DealVector with Co-Founder Dave Jefferds in 2012, and has grown the network to more than $2T in deal value, 1000+ firms, and over 600,000 deals loaded on its award-winning platform. As the first global fixed income asset registry and identity-protected communication platform, the DealVector network empowers issuers, investors, advisors and brokers to efficiently address governance and restructuring issues, improve market sur ... (view full description)

Brandon Maxwell

Managing Director - Credit
Charles Schwab & Co.

Brandon Maxwell is a Managing Director at Charles Schwab. As head of the firm’s ABS and CMBS credit function, Brandon offers extensive experience in traditional structured sectors and as well as newer areas such as Mobile Device Plan ABS. During his tenor, Charles Schwab Bank has grown into one of the larger consumer ABS bank investors with over $20 billion in ABS holdings. 
 
Prior to joining Schwab, Brandon was lead analyst on the structured sleeve of a high grade insurance portfolio. Brandon received his MBA from the University of Colorado and is a CFA Charter Holder.

Denis McDonough

Former White House Chief of Staff, Obama Administration
Senior Principal, Markle Foundation

From February 2013 until January 20, 2017, McDonough served as White House Chief of Staff for President Obama. In that role, McDonough managed the four thousand member White House staff, as well as Cabinet Secretaries and agency leaders. He provided strategic advice to the President on the most significant domestic policy, national security, and management issues facing the federal government and enforced plans and accountability for performance and goals, maintaining the Obama Administration’s reputation for effective, ethical operation. He planned and coordinated efforts to recruit and retain key talent—including an unprecedented expansion of technology experts, engineers, and content gene ... (view full description)

John McElravey

Managing Director, Head of Consumer ABS Research
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

John McElravey, CFA, is a managing director in the Structured Products Research group at Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, where he is Head of Consumer ABS Research. John has 30 years of capital markets experience focusing on Structured Finance, Fixed Income and Economic Research. Prior to joining Wells Fargo in 2007, John was in charge of ABS research, strategy and trading for Asset Allocation & Management Co. in Chicago. From 1997 to 2004, he was a member of the ABS research group at Banc One Capital Markets. Before that, John worked at Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Co. in the ABS ratings group. Early in his career, John was an economic analyst in the economic ... (view full description)

Janette McMahan

Partner
Kirkland & Ellis

Janette McMahan leads the Asset Finance and Securitization Group in Kirkland & Ellis’ New York office.  She specializes in auto loan, auto lease, marketplace loan and trade receivables transactions. Janette has worked with auto ABS sponsors in drafting comment letters on regulatory reform since 2010, including on Regulation AB II, shelf eligibility, loan level disclosures and risk retention. She has given numerous presentations to sponsors, underwriters and industry participants on these new rules. Janette was the lead outside counsel on the first publicly filed Regulation AB II shelf. This shelf was declared effective prior to all other industry participants other than one SEC pilot pro ... (view full description)

Rob McMullen

Vice President
Amherst Pierpont

Rob McMullen, CFA, is a Vice President in the Structured Credit Trading group at Amherst Pierpont Securities, focusing on CLO and CDO trading. Prior to this, he was a member of the CLO Trading desk at Barclays Capital. Rob received a BSE in Computer Science with a minor in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Deryk Meherik

Senior Vice President
Moody's Investors Service

No biography specified

Robert Meier

Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Rob Meier is a Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory Managing Director in the Deloitte & Touche LLP Securitization Solution offering. He has been with Deloitte for more than sixteen years, primarly in the Securitization Solution in multiple areas of the commercial, residential mortgage, asset backed and esoteric securitization businesses. Rob is responsible for overseeing various functions of mortgage-backed and asset-backed securitization transaction reviews including agreed-upon procedures letter development, asset level reviews for ABS and RMBS transactions, analysis of statistical stratification of collateral analytics, and REG AB/REG AB II static pool and data performance revie ... (view full description)

Michael Mendelsohn

Senior Director of Project Finance and Capital Markets
Solar Energy Industries Association

Michael is responsible for facilitating consumer finance options and investment capital for wide-scale solar deployment through the SEIA Finance Initiative and other market-leading efforts.  Prior to joining SEIA in 2015, Michael was a Senior Financial Analyst for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory where he led the Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) working group to engage capital market investment thru standardization and best practices.  Michael has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry with experience in utility regulation, electricity and gas markets, cogeneration deployment, and solar finance.  Michael holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Ithaca ... (view full description)

Eric Meyers

Vice President
Goldman Sachs

No biography specified

Chris Miller

Director
TIAA Investments

Chris Miller is a Director in the Private Capital group at TIAA, helping originate and manage corporate and structured finance private placement investments. He has been in the Private Capital group for 7 years, having previously worked on the derivatives desk at TIAA. Prior to TIAA, Chris worked on the corporate funding desk at Bank of America. He is a CFA charterholder and has his degree in Finance from Creighton University.

Suzanne Mistretta

Senior Director
Fitch Ratings

Suzanne Mistretta is a senior director in Fitch Ratings residential mortgage backed securities ratings group. She is responsible for the new issue rating and North American covered bond teams. Previously, Suzanne worked in Fitch's credit policy group where she was responsible for credit policy and global rating criteria with a focus on asset-backed and commercial mortgage backed securities in The Americas.

Suzanne began her career at Fitch as an RMBS rating analyst in Fitch's US RMBS group and was responsible for rating transactions and developing criteria.

Charlie Moore

President
Global Debt Registry

Charlie Moore leads Global Debt Registry, bringing to his role more than 20 years’ experience in building new financial services businesses. He has led early stage financial technology ventures in Europe and the United States at Thomson Reuters, Lloyds of London and Barclays Bank, helping to grow with roles covering innovation, strategy, marketing, business development and account management. He is an advocate for blockchain technology in improving the integrity and efficiency of the structured credit markets.

Joseph Moreno

Partner
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Joseph Moreno, a former federal prosecutor, is a partner in Cadwalader's White Collar Defense and Investigations Group. Dual qualified to practice in the United States and as a solicitor in England and Wales, Mr. Moreno has extensive trial and appellate experience handling complex investigations and litigation involving the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Defense and other domestic and international regulators and law enforcement agencies. Representative matters have involved money laundering, cyber fraud, securities and accounting fraud, insider trading, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act, and other white c ... (view full description)

William Moretti

Managing Director
MetLife

No biography specified

Kruti Muni

Associate Managing Director
Moody's Investors Service

Kruti Muni manages the U.S. consumer ABS surveillance teams at Moody’s. She joined Moody’s U.S. structured finance team as an analyst in 2002, transferred to Moody’s U.K. office in 2006 to analyze European RMBS. She returned to the U.S. in 2010 to oversee the U.S. Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS) new ratings team. Prior to her current role, Kruti had managed multiple new ratings teams at Moody’s including those responsible for analyzing the U.S. credit cards, consumer loans, student loans, U.S RMBS, U.S. & Canadian covered bonds, Single Family Rental transactions, Originator Assessments and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) RMBS. Kruti has publish ... (view full description)

Ned Myers

Senior Vice President
Black Knight Financial Services

Ned Myers leads Black Knight Financial Services’ Capital Markets and Government market practices for its Data & Analytics division. With over twenty five years in the structured finance market, Ned has a proven track record of rapidly growing software, data, and information businesses. Prior to joining Black Knight, Ned held executive level roles at Lewtan in strategy, sales, marketing, and product.  Ned has launched over a dozen new products and services, including a leading information portal to the securitization industry. Ned has previously served in other roles including Chief Marketing Officer, General Manager and head of Sales & Marketing.   Ned is a recognized fig ... (view full description)

John Nagykery

Assistant Vice President
Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC

 John Nagykery is assistant vice president of asset-backed securities (ABS) ratings for Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC. He is responsible for rating collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), middle market loan facilities, and other ABS securitization types.   Before joining Morningstar, Nagykery spent five years at Prime II Management, where he was part of the structuring team that created an innovative CLO that expanded the AAA investor base and increased equity returns by incorporating short-dated AAA CLO notes. During his tenure at Prime II Management, Nagykery participated in all aspects of deal transactions, including cash-flow modeling, portfolio analysis, capital structure ... (view full description)

Carolyn Natale

Managing Director
Wellington Management

As an analyst in the Fixed Income Credit Research Group at Wellington Management, Carolyn is primarily responsible for the analysis of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and collateralized debt obligations (CDOs). She also works closely with the team in the analysis of other structured products, which include non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) and asset-backed securities (ABS). Carolyn is a member of Wellington Management’s Structured Finance Strategy Group. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Carolyn was a vice president with Citigroup Insurance Investments, where she was a senior ABS Analyst (2004 – 2005); a portfolio manager at Webster Bank (2003 ... (view full description)

Matt Natcharian

Managing Director
Barings

Matthew Natcharian is Head of the Barings Structured Credit Investment Group and a member of the firm’s Global Strategy Committee. He actively participates in the portfolio management of all structured credit focused portfolios and is responsible for structured credit investments, primarily in collateralized loan obligations. Matthew has over 19 years of industry experience that has encompassed CLOs and securitized corporate credit, including synthetic credit products. Prior to joining the firm in 1995, he was a financial information analyst at Allmerica Financial and also New England Mutual Life. He has served as a Director of Invicta Capital LLC, a credit derivative product company, from 2 ... (view full description)

Eric Neglia

Senior Director
Kroll Bond Rating Agency

- 15 years of experience in Consumer ABS and Structured Products
- Specializes in auto loan, auto lease, dealer floorplan, rental car lease, CDO, credit card, consumer loan and timeshare sectors
- 5 years of experience in Operational Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Controls and Compliance
- Previously at MasterCard Worldwide and MBIA Insurance Corporation

Tom Neukranz

Head of Capital Markets
CleanFund Commerical PACE Capital, Inc

Tom Neukranz, Head of Capital Markets at CleanFund: As Head of Capital Markets, Tom’s primary focus is to secure one or more large loan funding partners. With an impressive background in institutional finance (Aegon, Goldman Sachs, ING, JP Morgan), Tom identifies and secures strategic financing arrangements with insurance companies, pension firms, asset managers and others.

Jeen Ng

Consumer ABS Research Strategist
Morgan Stanley

Jeen Ng is a strategist on Morgan Stanley’s Securitized Products research team, focusing on US Non-Agency RMBS, US Housing and US Consumer ABS. Jeen joined Morgan Stanley in 2014. He holds a Master of Finance degree from MIT and a BS degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Imperial College London.

Kevin Ng

Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

Kevin Ng is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and is currently head of U.S. SPG Credit Trading, which includes ABS, CLO, CMBS, Non-Agency Resi, and Residential Whole Loans. He was previously Head of Commercial Real Estate Lending Capital Markets and before that Head of CMBS Trading. He has been at Morgan Stanley since 2004, when he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.

Matt Nichols

Chief Executive Officer
Deephaven Mortgage

Mr. Nichols is the CEO and Founder of Deephaven Mortgage.  Deephaven is a leading purchaser of Non-QM loans and works closely with originators to help them develop products to reach borrowers unserved by today’s mortgage market.  Deephaven was founded in 2012 and was acquired in 2014 by funds managed by Värde Partners, a $10 billion global investment firm.   Prior to founding Deephaven, Mr. Nichols was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs where he ran the Residential Mortgage Loan Business.  Over his twelve years at Goldman, Mr. Nichols built and ran multiple non-agency loan acquisition, origination, servicing, and securitization businesses.  He ... (view full description)

Katrina Niehaus

Managing Director
Goldman Sachs

Katrina Niehaus is a Managing Director in the Structured Finance business within the Investment Banking division and leads Goldman’s Corporate Securitization Group. Katrina joined Goldman Sachs in 2005 as an Analyst and was named Managing Director in 2015. Prior to joining the firm, Katrina was an Analyst in the ABS Finance group at Lehman Brothers where she focused on esoteric asset securitization.   Ms. Niehaus has experience structuring and executing transactions in a broad array of asset classes including: solar, utility rate reduction bonds, rental car, whole businesses, intellectual property and small business loans. Ms. Niehaus received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton ... (view full description)

Paul Nikodem

Managing Director, Head of Securitized Products Research
Nomura Securities International, Inc.

Paul Nikodem is the head of US Securitized Products Research at Nomura. His key focus areas include CLOs, mortgage credit, and agency MBS. Paul and his team maintain a regular dialogue with numerous fund managers investing in securitized products, and frequently speaks on panels at industry conferences and is regularly quoted in the news media. Paul’s team was ranked #5 in CLO research in the 2017 Institutional Investor survey, with a #1 ranking within the hedge fund subcategory. Additionally, he was ranked as the #3 most helpful CLO analyst by Greenwich Associates in 2017.   Additionally, in the Institutional Investor survey, his team was ranked #2 for RMBS research ... (view full description)

Alexander Nixon

Director
Deutsche Bank

Alexander Nixon is Director at DB' ABS Banking Group and was previously Vice President at BNP Paribas’ Solutions and Structuring Group, covering non-flow structured debt products. Alexander joined BNP Paribas in 2015 from KGS Alpha Capital Markets were he focused on origination of esoteric ABS including transportation, PACE and specialty finance assets.     Previously Alexander worked as an Associate at Ascent Biomedical Ventures, a seed-stage healthcare investment fund. Prior to that role, he worked for the Ernst &Young’s Financial Services Office in New York specializing in alternative investments. Alexander received a B.S. in Busin ... (view full description)

Beth O'Brien

Chief Executive Officer
CoreVest Finance

Elizabeth A. O'Brien serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Colony American Finance.  Prior to joining, Ms. O'Brien was Executive Vice President at Auction.com, where she ran its residential capital markets division and set the financing strategy for the platform. In that capacity she managed over two billion dollars of single-family and multi-family loan sales and multiple financing partners. She also founded a proprietary private money lender geared at the investor market as President of AuctionFinance.com. Ms. O'Brien held prior positions at Citigroup Global Markets Inc. in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Trading and Securitization, Goldman Sachs & Co. a ... (view full description)

Jeffrey O'Connor

Partner
Kirkland & Ellis

Jeff O’Connor is a Partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis. He concentrates his practice in the area of asset finance and securitization and has counseled clients in a broad range of asset securitization, structured finance, secured lending and receivables sale transactions. He often deals with novel structures to satisfy unique client demands, such as a floorplan master trust capable of issuing separate series backed solely by overconcentration receivables, mixed lease and retail loan transactions, amortizing series where amortization is tied to an external benchmark rather than the receivables amortization, whole business securitizations, and foreign currency denominated tran ... (view full description)

Theresa O'Neill

Managing Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Theresa joined Merrill's research team in 1998. She provides credit, prepayment and relative value analysis in the ABS sector. Immediately prior to joining Merrill, Theresa spent 12 years in the Investment Department at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. During most of that time, she managed MetLife's $5.5 billion ABS portfolio and $1.5 billion non-Agency MBS portfolios. At MetLife she also worked in their portfolio management and corporate private placement groups. Before joining MetLife, she spent several years in the mortgage department of a thrift institution and a mortgage banking company. Theresa earned her MBA from Fordham University in 1991. ... (view full description)

Dominic Obaditch

Director
Credit Suisse

Dominic Obaditch is a Director at Credit Suisse and member of the Securitized Products Finance group, specializing in the financing and securitization of mortgage related assets. Dominic joined Credit Suisse in April 2015 after a 20 plus year career at the Royal Bank of Scotland plc and its predecessor companies, including Greenwich Capital Markets and National Westminster Bank plc. Dominic’s background includes roles in Credit, Structured Derivatives, Principal Finance and Mortgage Finance. Dominic holds a BA in Economics from Colgate University.

Patrick Orr

Policy Analyst
CFPB

No biography specified

Obreahny O’Brien

Manager, Financial Services
EY

Obreahny is a leader in the Blockchain and Distributed Infrastructure Strategy team within the EY’s Financial Services Office. In her role, Obreahny brings together global teams to develop cross-industry offerings that manage risk and advises client executive teams on business and innovation strategy as it pertains to emerging technologies.   Obreahny co-founded Early Temple, a smart contract service that uses Bitcoin's multi-signature transaction protocol to deliver conditional payments. Prior to joining EY, Obreahny accumulated over eight years of experience in the mergers and acquisitions advisory space, with a focus on tax, debt  and intellectual pr ... (view full description)

Sasha Padbidri

Reporter
GlobalCapital

Sasha Padbidri is the US securitization reporter for GlobalCapital. Her reporting focuses on consumer asset-backed securities, including student loans, autos and credit cards, as well as esoteric asset classes like energy efficiency, transport and marketplace lending, among others. GlobalCapital, a publication of Euromoney Institutional Investor, is a weekly newspaper covering the capital markets across Europe, the US and Asia.

Francisco Paez

Director
MetLife

Francisco Paez is a Director in MetLife's Investments department. He joined MetLife in 2003 at its Latin American regional investments office in Santiago, Chile, where he had roles including responsibilities for structured finance and private equity investments. Francisco joined MetLife’s Structured Finance Group in Morristown, NJ, in 2007, where he’s had roles covering CMBS and ABS globally, as well as non-US RMBS. Prior to MetLife, Francisco spent 6 years at Citibank in Latin America, where he had various relationship management, product management and sales responsibilities. Francisco is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He earned his B.B.A. from th ... (view full description)

Alessandro Pagani

Portfolio Manager/Head of Securitized Assets
Loomis Sayles & Company

Alessandro Pagani is a vice president of Loomis, Sayles & Company. He is the head of securitized assets for the fixed income group, leading his team in developing investment strategies for mortgage pass-through, asset-backed, residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities across all fixed income products. He is also a co-portfolio manager for the Loomis Sayles securitized investment strategies. With 18 years of investment industry experience, Alessandro joined Loomis Sayles in 2008 from Cambridge Place Investment Management, a specialty manager of credit sensitive structured securities, where he was co-head of global research and credit. Alessandro was also a director ... (view full description)

Barbara Pak

Vice President
FreddieMac

Barbara Pak, Vice President of Conservatorship & Corporate Initiatives (C&CI) at Freddie Mac, is responsible for coordinating “future state” topics across divisions and disciplines. She also serves as Freddie Mac’s program execution lead, providing subject matter expertise to the lending markets, capital markets, policy and regulatory audiences for the Single Security program.   In the last nine years, she’s held positions in the department supporting finance transformation as well as positions in Operations, IT and Finance. Prior to joining Freddie Mac, Ms. Pak worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years in a variety of roles and responsibilities.   ... (view full description)

James Paris

Executive Vice President, Strategy & Capital Markets
Avant

James Paris serves as Executive Vice President, Capital Markets and Corporate Development, of Avant, a position he has held since September 2015.  In that role, Mr. Paris oversees all debt and equity capital raising efforts and all strategic acquisition and divestiture activity for Avant.  Prior to joining Avant, Mr. Paris was a Managing Director from July 2012 until August 2015 in BMO Capital Markets’ US Debt Capital Markets group in New York where he specialized in originating and structuring leveraged finance transactions for corporate and private equity clients. Prior to working at BMO Capital Markets, Mr. Paris was a Managing Director in New York at each of UBS Investment Bank, Barclays ... (view full description)

Landon Parsons

Senior Advisor
Moelis & Company

Landon D. Parsons is a Senior Advisor at Moelis & Company.  Mr. Parsons has over 25 years of structured credit experience as an analyst, investor, and advisor.  While at Moelis, Mr. Parsons co-authored “Blueprint for Restoring Safety and Soundness to the GSEs,” a GSE reform plan aimed at protecting taxpayers and maintaining mortgage liquidity and stability.  Previously, Mr. Parsons was a member of the Mortgage Special Situations Group at Goldman Sachs.  He joined Goldman from C-BASS, an affiliate of Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation and Radian, where he was responsible for investing and managing structured products in non-agency and subprime residential mortgage-backed securities ( ... (view full description)

Nick Passarelli

Chief Compliance Officer
Dealerweb Inc.

Nick Passarelli is the Chief Compliance Officer of Dealerweb Inc., the wholesale and inter-dealer trading division of Tradeweb Markets. Passarelli oversees Dealerweb’s regulatory functions and compliance with various SEC, FINRA, MSRB and NFA rules. Dealerweb, which owns and operates an SEC Registered Alternative Trading System (ATS), provides trading solutions for market participants that range from anonymous, electronic order books, to voice trading and processing across 15 asset classes. Prior to joining Dealerweb in 2009, he served as the Chief Compliance Officer of Kellogg Partners Institutional Services, managing the firm’s written and supervisory procedures, business continuity, regula ... (view full description)

Sonal Patel

Managing Director
BNY Mellon

Sonal Patel is currently a Group Head for the US Americas Strategic Client Group in Corporate Trust. She is primarily responsible for the company’s largest and complex global client relationships and is accountable for identifying and cultivating new business opportunities.  This includes delivering a company-wide approach driving revenue across investment services and geographies.    Ms. Patel joined BNY Mellon in 2000 and has since held numerous roles In Corporate Trust including Senior Platinum Sales Executive, Financial Institutions Business Group Manager for Sales and Relationship Management across the U.S.; Global Structured Credit Group Sales Executive working with collate ... (view full description)

Sachin Patel

Chief Capital Officer
Funding Circle

Sachin Patel leads the Global Capital Markets Group and is responsible for Funding Circle’s investor strategy. This includes the design, structuring and distribution of Funding Circle’s investment products to high net worth individuals, asset managers, banks, insurance companies, pension funds, national and supranational institutions. As the founding member of the Capital Markets team in Europe, Sachin designed and led the IPO of the Funding Circle SME Income Fund, its financing facility with the European Investment Bank and the inaugural securitisation of Funding Circle loans, SBOLT-2016-1, amongst other significant transactions. Prior to Funding Circle, Sachin was V ... (view full description)

David Pelka

Managing Director
CarVal Investors

No biography specified

Lisa Pendergast

Executive Director
CRE Financial Council

Lisa Pendergast is the Executive Director of Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC), was the 2010/2011 President and formerly a member of CREFC’s Board of Governors for over nine years. Ms. Pendergast previously served on the Editorial Board of CREFC’s CRE Finance World. Lisa has been a top-ranked research analyst in the highly competitive Institutional Investor All-American Fixed-Income Research Team survey in the CMBS category. She has published several articles and reports on various aspects of the CMBS markets that appear in industry handbooks and academic journals, and is often quoted in the financial press on commercial real estate debt-related issues. Prior to CREF ... (view full description)

Cory Perry

Managing Director, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager
Wellington Management

As a fixed income portfolio manager on the Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) team, Cory specializes in identifying relative value opportunities within the structured finance sectors (e.g., RMBS, CMBS, ABS, and CLOs) as well as the structured sectors of the agency MBS market. Cory is a member of Wellington Management’s Structured Finance Strategy Group.    Prior to joining the MBS team as a portfolio manager, Cory was a structured finance credit analyst in the Fixed Income Credit Research Group at the firm. Before joining Wellington Management in 2007, he worked as a fixed income analyst at Income Research + Management (2004 – 2007). Prior to that, he held a variety of positions wi ... (view full description)

Tony Peterson

Director
Clayton Holdings LLC

Mr. Peterson joined Clayton in April 2016, and is a Director of Operations.  In this role he is responsible for development and delivery of due diligence and related services for clients who are buying, selling and securitizing loans in the NPL/RPL space.  In addition to being accountable for this service delivery, other responsibilities include developing and managing a team of transaction advisors, working with clients to understand their business goals and risk profile, and providing customized solutions and recommendations.      Prior to joining Clayton, Mr. Peterson served in various roles for Morgan Stanley over a span of 13 years.  Much of his focus was on NPL/RPL due dili ... (view full description)

Jeremy Phillips

Partner
PwC

No biography specified

Thomas Plagemann

Executive Vice President
Vivint Solar

Thomas Plagemann is Executive Vice President, Head of Capital Markets for Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar energy provider, where he is responsible for developing Vivint Solar's tax equity and capital markets fundraising efforts and leading the financing strategy beyond its existing third party financing structures.Thomas has over 20 years of experience originating and executing financings and investments in energy and infrastructure assets globally and has been involved either as advisor, debt arranger, or equity investor in capital investments totaling $20 billion in projects with total capital costs in excess of $29 billion. He has completed transactions ... (view full description)

Andrew Pontano

Partner
Dechert LLP

Andrew P. Pontano, a partner in Dechert's global finance practice, focuses his practice on asset-backed financing and securitization. He advises clients regarding public and private securities offerings and other complex finance transactions involving a wide range of asset classes, including auto loans and leases, credit card, equipment lease and trade receivables, residential mortgage loans and mortgage servicing rights and whole business securitization. He has represented lenders, borrowers, asset originators and servicers, ABCP conduits, issuers, underwriters, placement agents, trustees, rating agencies and others. In addition to structured finance transactions, Mr. Pontano re ... (view full description)

Matt Potere

Chief Executive Officer
Sunlight Financial

Matt Potere serves as chief executive officer of Sunlight Financial.  Matt has 20+ years of consumer credit experience and joined Sunlight from Bank of America where he was senior vice president of the Bank’s home equity business.  Prior to Bank of America, Matt served as the chief operating officer of a start-up small business lender. Matt was also previously First Vice President at MBNA America where he held senior credit, marketing and operations roles and assisted in the start-up of MBNA’s Canadian operations.
 
Matt has a B.A. from the University of Delaware and resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two children.

Kristofer Pritchett

Principal
Ares Management

Mr. Pritchett is a Principal and Senior Analyst in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on structured credit investments. Prior to joining Ares in 2011, Mr. Pritchett was an Associate at Indicus Advisors. Mr. Pritchett holds an M.Eng. from Imperial College London in Mechanical Engineering.

Dmitri Rabin

Vice President, Global RMBS & Covered Bond Strategist
Loomis Sayles & Company

Dmitri Rabin is a vice president of Loomis, Sayles & Company. He is the global RMBS and covered bonds strategist for the mortgaga and structured finance group, responsible for developing housing and RMBS-related research and relative value recommendations across all fixed income products. He is also a co-portfolio manager for select Loomis Sayles securitized credit investment strategies. Dmitri joined Loomis Sayles in 2008 from Pine Cobble Capital, where he was a long-short equity analyst for global financials and macro strategy. He was also an associate analyst at Cambridge Place Investment Management. Previously, he was a project leader at the Boston Consulting ... (view full description)

Manish Rajguru

Senior CMBS Portfolio Manager
Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC

No biography specified

Keith Read

Senior Managing Director
Cerberus Capital Management

Keith Read, Senior Managing Director of Cerberus Capital Management and Senior Vice President of Cerberus Business Finance, LLC and Ableco Finance LLC.  Mr. Read joined Cerberus in 2006.  Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Read was a Managing Director at CIBC World Markets from 1995 to 2005, where he was responsible for the distribution of structured finance products including CLOs and CBOs, mezzanine financings, leveraged finance and direct fund raising.  From 1993 to 1995, Mr. Read was an Executive Vice President at The Argosy Securities Group, a boutique high yield advisory firm.  From 1991 to 1993, he was a Managing Director at Barclays Bank.  From 1989 to 1991, he served as ... (view full description)

Michael Reynolds

Vice President, Credit Risk Transfer
Freddie Mac

Mike Reynolds is a Vice President Credit Risk Transfer at Freddie Mac. He is responsible for leading Freddie Mac’s STACR program. Mike has over 20 years of agency credit risk experience and joined the company in 2012.  Previously, Mike was Vice President of strategic initiatives at Fannie Mae where he developed a servicer advance funding facility. Mike also worked on credit risk transfer and integration of Automated Underwriting into lender Loan Origination Systems.   Mike has a Master of Science degree in Finance from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University.   Freddi ... (view full description)

Nick Rhodes

Associate
Morgan Stanley

Nick Rhodes trades Non-Agency RMBS in Fixed Income at Morgan Stanley in New York. He currently focuses on legacy Subprime and Credit Risk Transfer (CRT) securities, and has traded a broad scope of Non-Agency products, including NPL, POA, Alt-A, Prime, ABX, CDS and ABS CDOs.

Nick joined Morgan Stanley in 2012 and holds a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Mark Riccardi

Partner
Morgan Lewis

Mark Riccardi is a partner in the structured transactions practice at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.  His practice focuses on advising financial institutions, investors, and other market participants in securitizations, asset-backed finance, capital markets and debt financing transactions. He also advises clients on regulatory matters affecting public and private financings.   Mark regularly represents issuers and financial intermediaries in asset securitization transactions, including registered offering and private placements. His asset finance experience includes representing lenders and borrowers in secured credit facilities, warehouse lending and principal finance transact ... (view full description)

Paul Ricci

Chief Financial Officer
Marlette Funding, LLC

Paul Ricci is the CFO of Marlette Funding, LLC. Marlette is a leading online lending platform that has facilitated over $4 billion in personal loans to prime consumers. In his role, Paul leads the finance, accounting, and capital management functions of the business.  Prior to Marlette, Paul held CFO and senior finance and corporate development positions at several fast-growing entrepreneurial companies in the consumer finance and retail energy industries, including NRG Northeast Retail, Energy Plus Holdings, Epic Research and Barclaycard US. Paul has an MBA with concentrations in finance and accounting from Drexel University and an Bachelor’s of Science from Rutgers University.

Pete Rogers

Managing Director
Wells Fargo Securities

Pete joined the Asset-Backed Finance Group of Wells Fargo Securities in 2005 and has over 18 years of structured finance experience. Currently, he originates and structures warehouse and term ABS transactions. His experience spans multiple asset classes including equipment, cell towers, billboards, whole business securitizations, ratepayer bonds, marine containers, railcars, and other operating and financial assets. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Pete was a Principal for RBC Capital Markets where he was responsible for structuring a commercial paper conduit to warehouse student loan assets. Prior to that, Pete was a Director for National City’s (PNC) North Coast Funding ... (view full description)

Amit Roy

Head, US CLO New Issue
Goldman Sachs

Amit Roy is a Vice President in the Securities division at Goldman Sachs and heads the US CLO New Issue business for the firm. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2001 and has been directly involved in structuring and placing over $40bn of securities backed by bank loans, high yield bonds, investment grade securities, private placements and emerging market securities.

Amit holds an MBA, with honors, from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and S.B. degrees in Economics and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Ken Ruggiero

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Goal Structured Solutions

Ken has more than 25 years of management, finance and business development experience as an integral part of management teams that grew companies in fast-changing environments. Ken is Chairman and CEO of Goal Structured Solutions (“GS2”), a recognized industry leader in student loan program development, asset acquisition and management, and capital markets services. GS2 has managed over $10B in securitizations, invested its own capital in $3 billion of performing and non-performing student loans and manages over $23B of private and federally-guaranteed student loans for itself and third parties. Previously, he served as CFO and President of Goal Financial a $9 billion student loan company.   ... (view full description)

Bob Ryan

Acting Deputy Director for Division of Conservatorship
Federal Housing Finance Agency

Bob Ryan joined the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) as a Special Advisor to support Director Mel Watt in January 2014.  Since July of 2015, he has also been the Acting Deputy Director for the Division of Conservatorship.  Prior to joining FHFA Bob served as a Senior Vice President of Capital Markets at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.  From 2009 to 2012 he was a Senior Advisor to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and served as the first Chief Risk Officer at the Federal Housing Administration.  Ryan also spent 26 years at Freddie Mac.  Ryan earned a B.S. in Business from George Mason University.

Pete Sack

Managing Director
Credit Suisse

Peter Sack is a Managing Director in the New York office of Credit Suisse. Pete heads Mortgage Finance at Credit Suisse, within Global Asset Finance. He oversees financing and securitization underwriting of newly-originated and seasoned agency, non-agency and non-performing residential mortgages and related assets, including mortgage warehouse financing.

Pete has worked in the mortgage business at Credit Suisse since 2001. Prior to joining the bank, Pete was an attorney with the law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, where he advised clients in regard to residential and commercial mortgage securitizations and derivative transactions.

Peter Sallerson

Senior Director
Moody's Analytics

Mr. Sallerson focuses on the CLO market at Moody’s Analytics via the further development of the Structured Finance Portal and related research.  Mr. Sallerson began his finance career in the Corporate Finance Department at Nomura Securities where he executed numerous debt, equity and derivative transactions as well as a variety of domestic and international structured financings.  At Bear Stearns for 14 years, Mr. Sallerson structured transactions for a variety of collateral types with an emphasis beginning in 1995 on CLOs and CSOs.  He was a founding member of the CLO group at Bear.  Subsequent to Bear, he ran Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA)’s CLO effort and advising its parent (BTMU) on it ... (view full description)

Anand Sankaranarayanan

Managing Director
Jefferies LLC

Anand Sankaranarayanan is a Managing Director on the CLO Trading & Structuring desk. Prior to joining Jefferies, Anand was at Barclays from 2009-2013, where he was a VP on the CLO Trading Desk. Anand also worked at the Synthetic Credit Structuring desk at Barclays. Prior to that, Anand was at Lehman Brothers on the Structured Credit desk from 2006-2008.

Anand holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (2006) and a BS in Electronic Engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, India (2004).

Robert Sannicandro

Director
Deutsche Bank

No biography specified

Greg Saunders

Chief Executive Officer
CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital, Inc.

Greg Saunders is the CEO of CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital, Inc., bringing 30-years of executive leadership experience in commercial real estate, renewable energy and structured finance. He served as Executive Vice President and CFO of two publicly-traded companies and four private firms. Prior to CleanFund, Greg served as CFO at Project Frog, Inc., a design-builder of energy efficient, modular commercial buildings. Previously, Greg was CFO of Tioga Energy, a nationwide commercial solar energy finance and development company. He was also CFO at Codding Enterprises, a commercial real estate development, construction and management company with major investments across multiple cleantech bu ... (view full description)

Julie Schlueter

Manager, Capital Markets
CNH Industrial Capital

Ms. Schlueter joined CNHI in 2008, and is responsible for issuance of public and private ABS and unsecured bonds, obtaining bank/conduit lending and procuring credit lines for CNH Industrial and its North American captive finance subsidiary, CNH Industrial Capital LLC, as well as acting as the rating agency liaison for the company.  CNH Industrial is a major manufacturer of agricultural, construction and commercial equipment throughout the world, with about $25 billion in revenues and 64,000 employees.  CNH Industrial Capital currently finances approximately $13.5 billion of equipment purchases, and has issued over $45 billion in asset-backed securities since 1992.  Ms. Schlueter's responsib ... (view full description)

Jeremy Schneider

Senior Director
S&P Global Ratings

Jeremy Schneider is a Senior Director and Sector Lead in the Structured Finance U.S. Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS) group at S&P Global Ratings. Jeremy focuses on new issuance ratings including ratings criteria, analysis, and mortgage related commentary. Jeremy joined the U.S. RMBS group in 2006. Since then, he has worked in both the new issuance and surveillance groups focused primarily on ratings and criteria development. Jeremy was heavily involved in criteria development for the new issuance of servicer advance securitizations as well as the surveillance of outstanding legacy RMBS ratings. He has also published numerous commentaries to the market relating t ... (view full description)

Ryan Schoen

Senior Financial Services Analyst
Washington Analysis LLC

Ryan leads our Financial Services and Housing policy team. Ryan joined Washington Analysis in 2007 from Cassidy & Associates, a leading government relations firm in Washington, DC, where he focused on legislation and regulation across several sectors, including financial services. Previously, Ryan also spent time working at several research organizations in Washington, including the Brookings Institution. Ryan has completed all coursework and comprehensive examinations toward completion of a Ph.D. in political science and econometrics at George Washington University. While in graduate school, Ryan also served as a research and teaching assistant. Prior to attending GWU, he gr ... (view full description)

Steven Schwalb

Chief Executive Officer
Angel Oak Home Loans

Mr. Schwalb is the CEO and Managing Partner of Angel Oak Home Loans (AOHL). He has more than 20 years of experience in financial services, specifically, in residential lending. His primary responsibilities include developing and implementing AOHL’s strategic plan and management oversight of Angel Oak’s lending platforms. He is responsible for maintaining all capital market relationships and has been instrumental in executing growth opportunities for AOHL in agency approvals, servicing and securitization.  Mr. Schwalb also co-founded Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions, a non-agency wholesale and correspondent mortgage lender, and Angel Oak Prime Bridge, a commercial ... (view full description)

Luke Scolastico

Vice President, Structured Products
Athene

Luke is a member of the structured products and mortgage teams. Prior to joining AAM, Luke was a Director in the Asset Finance Group at Credit Suisse where he was one of Wall Street’s leading bankers covering legacy mortgages, with an extensive record of success in RPL and NPL securitizations including the VOLT, PRET, BOMFT and GCAT platforms.  Prior to that Luke was a Senior Vice President at Bank of America where he served on the Secondary Marketing Management Committee as Head of Trading responsible for re-establishing Bank of America’s non-agency origination capability.  Luke started his career at Countrywide and spent 9 years working in structured finance and tr ... (view full description)

Serhan Secmen

Managing Director/Portfolio Manager
Napier Park Global Capital

Serhan Secmen is a structured credit Portfolio Manager for Corporate Credit Strategies at Napier Park Global Capital (“Napier Park”). Mr. Secmen manages various vehicles that invest in structured credit instruments. Napier Park separated from Citigroup’s alternative investment arm, Citi Capital Advisors (“CCA”), in February 2013. Prior to joining CCA in August 2008, Serhan was a CLO trader at Lehman Brothers. Prior to his post at Lehman Brothers, he spent several years in Texas as a project manager focusing on special project financing. Since 2006, Serhan has also been involved in various industry forums and networks, including the investor ro ... (view full description)

Elena Serdyuk

Director
New York Life Investors

Elena joined the Structured Finance Group at New York Life Investors LLC in May 2015. She is focused on originating, structuring and executing financing transactions in Transportation and other non-traditional assets. From 2011 to 2015, Elena was a Director in the Transportation Group at BNP Paribas, where she was responsible for relationship management and financing solutions for aviation, railcar and container leasing companies. Prior to that, Elena was at Standard & Poor’s in the Esoteric ABS team focusing on transactions secured by various non-traditional assets (structured settlements, tobacco settlements, timeshare loans, transportation leases and loans).   ... (view full description)

Neeraj Shah

Senior Manager
EY

Neeraj Shah is a Senior Manager in the Financial Services Risk Management – Structured Finance practice at Ernst & Young LLP based out of New York. Neeraj has over 11 years of experience working with all types of structured products specializing in CDOs and CLOs on which he has worked on all aspects of transaction deal work including due diligence, collateral testing, cash flow modeling and payment reconciliations with leading investments banks, asset managers, private equity firms and trustees. As part of a global valuation team, he has supported clients with all aspects of valuations and has experience in the analysis of portfolios and methodologies for valuing structured securities (e ... (view full description)

Eric Shea

Executive Director
MUFG

Mr. Shea joined MUFG in December 2013. Mr. Shea has over 20 years of experience in Structured Products working with a broad mix of issuers across many structures (Loan, Bond, L/C, CDS, TRS & Repo) under a diverse set of circumstances (acquisition finance, corporate recapitalizations, distressed/rescue finance & short/long-term funding situations). Prior to joining MUFG, Mr. Shea formed his own advisory firm focused on the specialty finance sector and was the CRO for a subprime auto finance company.  Mr. Shea also worked at UBS where he was the co-head of the ABS Capital Markets & Financing Business in the U.S. Prior work experience also includes Deutsche Bank, Prudential Investme ... (view full description)

Benjamin Shih

Vice President - Senior Analyst
Moody’s Investors Service

Ben Shih is a Senior Analyst in the Asset Finance Group at Moody’s responsible for surveillance of esoteric ABS assets such as solar, films, tax liens, containers and railcars. Ben was formerly a principal at GHL & Company and a VP at Merrill Lynch’s Global Structured Finance Group. He also co-founded AmRock Advisors, a financial consulting firm. Prior to Merrill Lynch, he worked in the ABS Research at Moody’s and as an investment banker focused on leverage finance in the Telecom and Media Group at Barclays Capital. Ben holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School, MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and BS in Electrical Engineering from MIT. 

Sang Shin

Vice President, Senior Analyst
Moody’s Investors Service

Sang Shin is a Vice President – Senior Analyst with Moody’s Investors Service. Mr. Shin has been involved in credit risk analysis in a variety of structured finance transactions, including U.S. residential mortgage-backed securitizations (RMBS), Single Family Rental (SFR) securitizations in the US and European Covered Bonds based in London. Prior to joining Moody’s, Mr. Shin worked at Citigroup in Global Capital Markets focusing on RMBS securitizations. Mr. Shin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School with an MBA in Finance and Strategy.

Matthew Sigelman

Chief Executive Officer
Burning Glass Technologies

Matthew Sigelman is CEO of Burning Glass Technologies. For more than a decade, he has led Burning Glass in harnessing the power of data and analytics to deliver artificial intelligence technologies that have helped fill millions of jobs and provided the data needed to resolve the skills gap.   Matt has helped establish Burning Glass as a leading labor market analytics firm that is playing a growing role in informing the global debate on education and the workforce. Burning Glass collects and mines millions of job postings and resumes each day and translates them into a common language in order to map career patterns, flag employer pain points, match people and jobs, and render de ... (view full description)

Mark Simmer

Managing Director
Macquarie

No biography specified

Guy Sindle

Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Guy is a partner in the Advisory practice and leads the Securitization business. He oversees Deloittes transaction-related services, including asset level reviews, financial projection modeling and financial technology. Guys experience includes mortgage-backed products in residential and commercial real estate, a variety of asset products ranging from automobiles to corporate loans, and more esoteric asset classes such as aircraft leases for both global and domestic clients. Guy also serves as the Global Securitization Leader of the Americas.

Subhankar Sinha

Director
PwC

No biography specified

Winnie Siu

SVP - Business Development, Financing & Investor Relations
Florens Container Services

No biography specified

Nicole Skalla

Partner
Paul Hastings

No biography specified

Cecil Smart

Senior Director
Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Cecil Smart, Jr. is a Senior Director covering commercial and non-traditional ABS at Kroll Bond Rating Agency Inc.  At Kroll, Cecil covers transactions in various asset classes including residential and commercial solar, PACE, and cable distribution and broadcast television rights. 
Prior to joining Kroll, Cecil was a consultant providing structural alternatives for mortality based transactions.  Prior to that, he was a vice president at DZ Bank specializing in structured credit transactions for non-traditional assets and first time entrants to the capital markets. 

Jeffrey Smith

Managing Director Treasury Capital Markets
Charles Schwab & Co.

As a Managing Director in Treasury Capital Markets, Jeffrey manages the Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) and Asset Backed Securities (ABS) Portfolios for Charles Schwab Bank. These portfolios account for more than $85B of Schwab Bank’s assets and generate a significant amount of interest revenue for the firm. Before joining Charles Schwab, Jeffrey managed the ABS and MBS Portfolios at Great-West Financial and CoBank ACB. Jeffrey received his MBA from Regis University and Undergraduate Degree from Hanover College.

Dane Smith

Managing Director
Invictus Capital Partners

Dane is a founding member of Invictus Capital Partners and President of Verus Mortgage Capital a mortgage aggregator backed by Invictus Capital Partners.  Mr. Smith oversees all day to day operations at Verus Mortgage Capital and is responsible for identifying and sourcing new investment opportunities at Invictus. He is instrumental in creating and implementing the analytical framework and models that Invictus uses to analyze and predict the performance of mortgage credit for both residential securities and whole loan investments. Prior to Invictus/Verus, Mr. Smith worked at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey, & Co. (FBR) as vice president of Investment Banking. At FBR, Mr. Smith was responsible ... (view full description)

Adam Smith

Managing Director
Amherst Pierpont

Adam Smith is the Head of Mortgage and Asset-Backed Banking and Finance at Amherst Pierpont Securities.  Mr. Smith previously worked at Fortress as a Managing Director in the private equity business.  Mr. Smith also served as a Managing Director / Head of MBS and ABS Originations at Jefferies for six years.  Prior to that, Mr. Smith was an SVP in the Asset-Backed Finance Group at RBS Greenwich Capital.  Adam graduated from Georgetown University.

Greg Sobreiro

Advisory Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Greg is a Director in the U.S. Securitization practice of Deloitte Advisory.  He has over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry focused on the issuance of a variety of asset-backed securities.  He is responsible for overseeing various aspects of ABS/MBS transactions, including the creation of agreed-upon procedures reports, development of collateral and bond analytics and review of offering documents.    Greg works side-by-side with issuers and investment banks to help bring securitizations to market.  Greg has significant experience on various types of ABS/MBS products, with a concentration in autos, equipment, marketplac ... (view full description)

Huxley Somerville

Managing Director
Fitch Ratings

Huxley Somerville is a managing director at Fitch Ratings and head of Fitch’s U.S. commercial mortgage group. Prior to his current position, Huxley spent seven years at Fitch offices in London and Sydney. In London, he was head of Fitch’s structured finance group for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. In Australia, he was head of Fitch’s Australian structured finance group between 2001 and 2003. Huxley was in Fitch’s commercial mortgage group in New York from 1995 to 2001. Before joining Fitch Ratings, Huxley worked for Mutual of New York, and prior to that, he worked in New Zealand at Robt. Jones Investments Ltd., a publicly owned property investment company. ... (view full description)

Simon Sominsky

Director
Deutsche Bank

Simon Sominsky is currently a Director in DB’s Structured Credit team, focused on originating and executing aircraft and container ABS transactions. Mr. Sominsky joined DB from Jefferies, where he was a member of the aviation Capital Markets team. Prior to his role at Jefferies, Mr. Sominsky was as an esoteric ABS analyst for Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, where he focused on aircraft ABS.  
 

Richard Sorkin

Senior Vice President - Securitization Capital Markets
Fannie Mae

Richard Sorkin is Fannie Mae's Senior Vice President – Securitization, reporting to the Executive Vice President – Single-Family Business. Sorkin is responsible for overall securitization strategy and process which includes the integration to the Common Securitization Platform. He also is responsible for facilitating the development of Fannie Mae’s future state Servicing strategy as well as overseeing the issuance and product development of mortgage-backed structured transactions – including Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits (REMICs), Stripped Mortgage-Backed Securities, and Mega Pools. Over the past 10 years, his Structured Transactions team has issued more than $4 trillion in struct ... (view full description)

Paul St. Lawrence

Partner
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Paul St. Lawrence is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Cleary Gottlieb. His practice focuses on structured finance and securitization, asset-based finance and derivative products, and related regulatory advice. He has extensive experience representing both the sell-side and buy-side in collateralized loan obligation transactions, esoteric securitizations, derivative-based financings and transactions utilizing other complex financial instruments. Paul recently advised Verizon in its first cell phone securitization transactions, establishing a multi-billion dollar cross-border facility to sell cell-phone receivables to ABCP conduits. He was deal counsel on a series of securitiz ... (view full description)

Eli Stern

Principal
EY

Eli Stern is a New York-based Principal in Ernst & Young LLP’s Structured Finance Advisory Services (SFAS) practice. Eli has 18 years of experience in the securitization market and has worked on all major asset classes:  residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), asset-back securities (ABS), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and collateralized debt obligations (CDOs). Eli leads the RMBS/ABS Transaction Team and Analytics Team within SFAS, as well as the Securitization Regulatory Reform initiative within EY. Eli leads the issuance of agreed-upon procedures reports for RMBS and ABS and oversees the structuring team that supports all of SFAS.   ... (view full description)

Jeffrey Stern

Partner
Winston & Strawn LLP

Jeffrey Stern, a partner in Winston & Strawn LLP’s New York office and co-chair of the firm’s Structured Finance Practice, has more than 20 years of experience in structured finance and derivatives and has completed asset-based financings, securitizations, structured credit transactions, and derivatives transactions involving an exceptionally wide range of asset types. His practice includes energy structured finance (including commercial and residential PACE finance), derivatives documentation, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), marketplace lending platforms, structured funds, cross-border trade receivables and commodity financings, structured insurance financings, and funding/advis ... (view full description)

Stephen Stites

Vice President, Structured Finance
Goldman Sachs

Stephen is a vice president on the Structured Finance-Corporate desk in the Americas Financing Group in New York where he focuses on the origination, structuring and execution of asset-based finance transactions in the Technology, Media and Telecom sectors. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2010.

Prior to joining the firm, Stephen was an attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York where he specialized in corporate and structured finance transactions for a variety of investment banking and corporate clients.

Stephen earned a JD from George Washington University Law School and a BA from the University of Washington.

Chris Stone

Vice President
FINRA

Chris Stone is Vice President of FINRA’s Transparency Services Department.  He is responsible for business and strategic initiatives related to the department’s equity and fixed income market transparency facilities (TRACE, ADF, ORF and the TRF’s). He also represents FINRA on industry policy committees and working groups.  Prior to working at FINRA, he served as the Senior Special Counsel to Division Director Annette Nazareth in the SEC’s Division of Market Regulation. In that role, he supported the Director in connection with major Division initiatives and rulemakings, including Reg NMS, Reg SRO, Reg SHO, and the SRO Structure Concept Release.   Mr. Stone previously was a Specia ... (view full description)

Leo Subler

Senior Vice President Capital Markets
Sallie Mae

Leo Subler is Senior Vice President, Treasury and Capital Markets at Sallie Mae Bank, where he manages its private education loan securitization program. Leo served in the same capacity at legacy Sallie Mae prior to its spinoff of Navient.

Prior to joining Sallie Mae, he worked in various securities underwriting, structured finance and leveraged finance positions at First Chicago and Banc One. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of SFIG. He holds a bachelors in economics from Dickinson College and an MBA from Duke University. Go Devils.

Devin Swaney

Partner
Dechert LLP

Devin Swaney, a partner in Dechert's global finance practice, focuses on structured finance and real estate matters, with a particular emphasis on securitization and commercial mortgage-backed securities. Mr. Swaney represents issuers, underwriters, mortgage loan sellers, servicers, investors, operating advisors and sponsors with respect to public and private asset-backed securitizations, and he works on commercial and government sponsored deals collateralized by performing, re-performing and distressed assets. He acts as counsel to registrants with respect to regulatory filings and reporting obligations under the Securities Act and the Exchange Act, and he represents financial institutions, ... (view full description)

Charles Sweet

Practice Development Leader, Structured Transactions
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Charles A. (Charlie) Sweet serves as the practice development leader of the firm’s structured transactions group. His securitization experience encompasses a wide variety of asset classes, including automobile loans and leases, student loans, marketplace loans, and residential mortgages, and he has been involved in many innovative transactions and structures. Charlie advises clients on the federal laws and regulations affecting asset-backed securities and other structured finance products. He has represented financial industry groups in their responses to many of the regulatory changes in this area since the financial crisis, including Regulation AB II and the Dodd-Frank credit risk retentio ... (view full description)

Amy Sze

Executive Director
JP Morgan Securities LLC

Amy Sze, Executive Director, is a senior analyst in Securitized Products Research at J.P. Morgan, responsible for ABS (non-mortgage assets), including Credit Cards, Autos and Student Loans. Over her research career at J.P. Morgan, Amy has covered ABS, CDOs, ABCP and Subprime RMBS/ABX. Amy has been consistently recognized by Institutional Investor in its annual "All-American Fixed Income Research Team" rankings. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Economics-Math from Columbia University and a CFA charter.

Matt Tallo

Managing Director, Asset-Backed Finance
Capital One

Matt Tallo is a Managing Director in the Asset-Backed Finance Group at Capital One where he is responsible for originating and structuring senior debt transactions for specialty finance companies as well as relationship management.    Matt joined Capital One in 2013 after serving for nine years as Executive Director, Structured Finance at WestLB AG’s New York office, where he managed a $2.3 billion portfolio of structured finance transactions.  Matt sourced and structured senior secured debt facilities for a variety of clients including asset-based lenders and factors as well as equipment finance, consumer finance, and student loan finance companies.  Prior to this, he worked in ... (view full description)

Phillip Thigpen

Director
PwC

Phillip Thigpen is a Director in PwC’s Financial Markets group and is based in Washington, DC. He has over 25 years of experience in mortgage finance and fixed income capital markets, where he has acted in advisory, managerial, transactional, investment and operational roles. Mr. Thigpen specialize in structured finance, credit enhancement, liquidity strategies, the mortgage-backed securities market, and loan originations. He currently is transaction advisor to the FHA’s single-family NPL sale program. Prior to joining PwC, Mr. Thigpen founded a boutique transaction management and strategic advisory firm and was also previously a Senior Vice President ... (view full description)

Jennifer Thomas

ABS Analyst
Loomis Sayles & Company

Jennifer Thomas is a vice president of Loomis, Sayles & Company and senior mortgage and structured finance analyst for the fixed income group. She specializes in ABS with a focus on consumer ABS including auto lending, student loans, and unsecured consumer lending. In addition, Jennifer has also supported the credit and research efforts in CMBS. She joined Loomis Sayles in 2007 and has 15 years of investment industry experience. Previously, Jenner worked at Sun Capital Advisers, LLC where she was a money market and agency mortgage trader and later a fixed income investment analyst providing analysis and recommendations of high grade corporate bonds and agency MBC. She earned a BS from Br ... (view full description)

Radha Tilton

Managing Director
Goldman Sachs

Radha heads the Transportation Structured Finance Group within Investment Banking. She is responsible for sourcing, structuring and marketing public and private asset backed debt financings and structured asset sales for transportation companies. Radha joined Goldman Sachs in 2007 as an associate and was named managing director in 2015. Prior to joining the firm, Radha spent two years as a research associate at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, DC and also worked at the Center for American Progress, a public policy think tank. Radha earned a BA, cum laude, in Economics from Wellesley College in 2002 and an MBA with a concentration in Analytic Finance from the ... (view full description)

John Timperio

Partner
Dechert LLP

John M. Timperio, a partner in Dechert's global finance practice, has more than 20 years of experience advising issuers, commercial and investment banks, financial guarantors and others on securitization and various types of restructurings. Mr. Timperio's practice focuses on asset-backed securitization (ABS), collateral manager mergers and acquisitions, structured lending, workouts and collateral loan obligation (CLO) transactions. He has been extensively involved in the development of the middle-market CLO sector, including having represented the placement agent in the first ever rated middle-market CLO comprised entirely of unrated mezzanine and subordinated loans. Most recentl ... (view full description)

Vishwanath Tirupattur

Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

Vishwanath Tirupattur is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and the Head of US Fixed Income Research. In addition, he heads securitized products strategy globally and is alsothe firm’s US housing strategist. He has been voted to the Institutional Investor’s All-American Fixed Income Research Team for Structured Securities on multiple occasions.   Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in September 2004, he had portfolio management / risk management responsibilities at The Chubb Corporation, American International Group (AIG) and The Lincoln National Corporation, managing interest rate, equity and credit derivatives. He has also been a post-doctoral associate at th ... (view full description)

Alan Todd

Head of CMBS Research
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Alan Todd is head of U.S. Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) Research. In this role he is responsible for providing in-depth analysis and macro-level overviews of the CMBS, CMBX and commercial real estate markets. Alan brings more than 17 years of CMBS experience to this role and is highly regarded for his recommendations and timely market calls. Alan correctly called the recovery of the CMBS market since the 2009 bottom and the decline of the CMBS market in 2008. Alan ranked No. 1 for CMBS in the Institutional Investor All-America Fixed Income Research team survey for 2009, 2010, 2012-2017, ranked #2 in 2011 and was among the top-ranked analysts in 2007 and 2008. ... (view full description)

Ann Tran

Executive Director
MUFG

Ann Tran joined the Securitized Products group at MUFG in December 2013, where she is the Global Head of the Consumer Flow ABS business responsible for the origination and execution of credit card, auto and equipment ABS. Prior to joining MUFG, Ms. Tran worked at Credit Suisse for over 13 years, where she had similar responsibilities covering credit card, auto, equipment, consumer installment and student loan issuers of ABS. Ms. Tran also spent 3 years at Salomon Smith Barney in the Asset Finance and Financial Institutions Group covering Asset Managers.
 

Du Trieu

Senior Director
Fitch Ratings

Du Trieu is a senior director in Fitch Rating’s asset-backed securities group. He primarily focuses on rating commercial and consumer loan-backed securities, specifically transactions backed by assets including equipment lease and loan, timeshare loans, dealer floorplan, and utility tariff/stranded cost ABS. He also has been involved in transactions backed by prime auto loans and auto leases. Du is also responsible for research, and develops and publishes criteria and research reports on commercial and auto-related consumer assets. Du has been employed at Fitch for 15 years and earned a BBA in finance and minor in communication studies from The University of Iowa.

Cenk Tunasar

Principal, Data & Analytics
KPMG

Cenk is a Principal in KPMG’s Data & Analytics practice focused on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Optimization and Simulation. Cenk has 20 years of experience across multiple industries including financial services, health, defense and transportation – utilizing advanced analytics to solve ridiculously interesting problems! His functional expertise includes the development of decision support solutions utilizing predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, combinatorial decision theory and optimization. One of Cenk’s particular interests is the concept of trust in analytics, specifically the accountability in algorithms that make decisions for us. Cenk has a Ph.D. in Operat ... (view full description)

Michael Urschel

Partner
King & Spalding LLP

Michael Urschel is a partner in King & Spalding’s Global Finance Group and splits his time between the firm’s Atlanta and New York offices.  Mr. Urschel is active in King & Spalding’s leveraged finance, specialty finance, securitization and capital markets practices. Mr. Urschel represents financial institutions, sponsors, borrowers and specialty lenders in a wide variety of secured lending and debt capital markets transactions, with a focus on specialty finance, acquisition finance, receivables financing and asset securitization. He is recognized nationally in Capital Markets: Securitization by Chambers USA and was named a New York ... (view full description)

Floris van Dijkum

Managing Director
Boenning & Scattergood

Mr. van Dijkum joined Boenning & Scattergood, Inc. in September 2015 and covers the REIT sector. He has significant real estate investment experience, having started the BlackRock Global Real Estate Securities business with investment responsibility for the retail sector. He also helped to grow the German and Asian real estate investment management business at Speymill, a UK investment management firm, to over $2 billion. Mr. van Dijkum was a senior real estate banker at NIBC in the Netherlands and Lehman Brothers in London. Prior to becoming a banker, he led European real estate equity research at Morgan Stanley from 1996 to 2000 where he was a ranked analyst by Institutional Investor a ... (view full description)

Jerry van Koolbergen

Managing Director
DBRS

Jerry van Koolbergen is the Managing Director responsible for Structured Credit at DBRS. In this role, he oversees US and European teams rating CLOs, CLO warehouses, direct origination funds, leveraged loan funds, CFOs of private equity, SME CLOs, CLNs, ABCP, trade receivables, subscription loans, special projects and surveillance. He also oversees credit estimates, ratings for SMEs and high yield middle market corporates, and new product development. Mr. van Koolbergen joined DBRS in 2008. Prior to DBRS, Mr. van Koolbergen was an Executive Director for Morgan Stanley in 2006, and a Vice President for JPMorgan from 1998-2006 responsible for CLO structuring and origination. ... (view full description)

Paul Vanderslice

Managing Director
Citi

Paul Vanderslice is co-head of the CMBS Group at Citi and is the head of its Commercial Mortgage distribution efforts. In this capacity, he is involved in Citigroup’s loan origination efforts for both conduit and large loans. He is responsible for the pricing and hedging for loans and oversees Citi’s new issue securitization efforts.

Mr. Vanderslice has been at Citigroup or its predecessor entities for over 25 years. He has an undergraduate degree from Boston College, is a CPA and has an M.B.A. in Finance and Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Amir Vardi

Managing Director, Structured Products Portfolio Manager
Credit Suisse

Mr. Vardi is a Managing Director of CSAM, based in New York. Mr. Vardi is a Portfolio Manager for CIG,responsible for analyzing, trading, and managing structured products. In addition, Mr. Vardi runs the new issue CLO formation efforts for CIG. Mr. Vardi began his career in leveraged finance research – portfolio strategy at Credit Suisse First Boston. Subsequent to his work in that group, Mr. Vardi was a founding member of the Leveraged Finance Strategy and Portfolio Products team at Credit Suisse. Mr. Vardi received his BS and BA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated summa cum laude from a dual-degree program

David Vener

Director, Asset Finance & Securitization
BNP Paribas

David Vener is a Director on the Credit Solutions Desk in New York focused on CLO structuring. Prior to joining the desk in 2007, David worked on the Structured Credit Sales desk starting in 2006 after graduating with a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to his work in CLOs, he was a key member of deal teams who restructured assets in BNP Paribas’ legacy portfolio and provided structuring advisory services to financial institutions on topics related to the structured credit market, including portfolio hedging and capital optimization. David attended Georgia Institute of Technology where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science ... (view full description)

John Walsh

Managing Director
Capital One

John joined Capital One in 2011.
 
Prior to Capital One he was Chief Financial Officer for MainStreet Lender where he successfully grew the business from a de novo entity to one of the twenty largest SBA 7A lenders in the country.
 
Prior to MainStreet Lender, he worked for Wells Fargo’s Corporate and Investment Banking Group.

Maggie Wang

Director
Citi Global Markets, Inc.

Maggie Wang is a Director in Credit Strategy and the Head of US CLO & CDO Strategy at Citigroup. Prior to joining Citi, she headed US CLO & CDO research at JPMorgan. Maggie Wang ranks in 2nd place in the Institutional Investor All-America Fixed Income Research Team poll in 2013. Maggie earned her Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from HUST China and Ph.D candidacy at Boston University where she earned a Master degree in Computer System Engineering.

Fred Wang

Portfolio Manager
Hudson Cove Capital Management

Fred Wang co-founded the Fund in July 2009. Previously, Mr. Wang worked at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. from September 2006 and was most recently a senior portfolio manager in its non-mortgage ABS principal investments group. While at Merrill Lynch, Mr. Wang focused on investing in the consumer and commercial ABS sectors as well as structuring and executing asset based lending transactions. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Mr. Wang worked at Goldman Sachs from 2000 to 2006 in the Investment Management Division and more recently in the Special Situations Group, the principal investing arm within the Fixed Income Division. There, Mr. Wang specialized in purchasing distressed pools of consumer, commerc ... (view full description)

Scott Waterstredt

Managing Director
MetLife

Scott Waterstredt is a Managing Director at MetLife where he is a co-head of Structured Finance and responsble for the company's mortgage portfolios.  He also oversees Structured Finance trading across products. In his time at MetLife, he has been responsible for investments in Non-Agency RMBS products and led their effort at building a wholly-owned residential mortgage portfolio. Prior to MetLife, he worked in consumer credit and new product strategy for Capital One and served as a Captain in the United States Army where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He holds a MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, a B.A. in Economics from The University of Notre D ... (view full description)

Chuck Weilamann

Managing Director
DBRS

Chuck Weilamann is currently a Managing Director with DBRS, Inc. providing credit ratings for U.S. and international structured finance transactions in the consumer, commercial and esoteric asset-backed sectors.  Prior to his position at DBRS, Chuck was a Partner at WoodLake Advisors, LLC, an independent financial advisor focused on providing advisory services to clients in energy infrastructure, securitization, leasing and project finance.  Prior to founding WoodLake Advisors, Chuck was a Vice President at Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, where he was been responsible for the underwriting of products collateralized by esoteric assets valued at over $10 billion, in ... (view full description)

Darrell Wheeler

Managing Director
S&P Global Ratings

Darrell Wheeler is Head of Research for Global Structured Finance at S&P Global.  In his role, Mr. Wheeler and his team analyze and write research on collateral, markets and structured finance bond structures for S&P Global’s institutional investors.   Mr. Wheeler joined S&P Global Ratings in May 2015 from Amherst Pierpoint Securities where he led CMBS strategy and modeling initiatives from the firm’s New York office. Before joining Amherst in early 2010, Mr. Wheeler served as Managing Director at Citigroup’s Global Corporate and Investment Bank, and as Global Head of Securitized Strategy and Analysis, managing Citigroup’s global ABS research team and serving as its l ... (view full description)

Jim Wiant

Portfolio Manager
MidOcean Partners

Jim Wiant is a Portfolio Manager and Managing Director for MidOcean Credit Partners’ CLO business as well as its alternative credit funds.  Mr. Wiant joined MidOcean Credit Partners at inception and is responsible for identifying, executing and managing credit investments and portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Wiant was a Senior Vice President at Deerfield Capital Management, where he helped to build and manage Deerfield’s alternative credit platform of senior secured and unsecured debt investments. Previously, Mr. Wiant was a Vice President at Golub Capital, an alternative credit investment firm. Before that, he was a mergers and acquisitions prof ... (view full description)

Andreas Wilgen

Managing Director, Co-Head North American ABS
Fitch Ratings

Andreas Wilgen is a managing director and co-head of Fitch Ratings’ asset-backed securities group, focused on the student loan, ABCP, credit card and unsecured consumer loan sectors. In his role, Andreas is responsible for managing the New York and Chicago-based staffs; overseeing criteria, research, analytical development and interacting with a variety of market participants, particularly investors. Prior to his current role Andreas was the Head of EMEA ABS for Fitch in London, with a focus consumer and commercial ABS, Asset Backed Commercial Paper conduits, auto related securitisation and securitisations from EMEA emerging markets. Andreas began his ... (view full description)

Cory Wishengrad

Head of Structured Products Origination
Guggenheim Securities

Cory Wishengrad has almost 20 years of experience in the structured products space Mr. Wishengrad is a market leader in whole business securitization and the securitization of a wide range of esoteric/non-traditional assets, sole structuring and sole or left-leading numerous landmark deals such as:  the $2.075 billion Dominos (2017), $900 million Coinstar (2017), $440 million Five Guys (2017), $575 million Sonic Drive-in (2016), $2.6 billion Dunkin’ Brands (2015), $2.425 billion Wendy’s (2015), $1.425 billion Dominos (2015), $1.4 billion DineEquity (2014), the $1.15 billion CKE Restaurants (Hardee's/Carl's Jr.) (2013) and $1.675 billion Domino's (2012) whole business securi ... (view full description)

Brock Wolf

Executive Director
Natixis

Brock Wolf is an Executive Director on Natixis’s ABS Banking team, charged with the origination of esoteric or off the run ABS opportunities. Brock has over 14 years’ experience originating and structuring asset backed transactions across a wide variety of asset classes and structures, and most recently he has been focused on new issue transactions including residential PACE ABS and commercial real estate CLOs. Previous to joining Natixis in January 2013, Brock worked in the ABS departments of Lehman Brothers and UBS and also served as head of Asset Backed Capital Markets at NewOak Capital and Brevet Capital. Brock holds a bachelor of arts degree from ... (view full description)

Jennifer Wolfe

Policy
SFIG

Jennifer is a Senior Manager for ABS Policy at SFIG.  She has 14+ years of experience in financial services including capital markets, consumer asset securitization, and asset-based lending.  Most recently, she was Director of Finance at FS Card Inc., a new credit card venture based in Washington, DC. Prior to that, Jennifer was a Vice President at Merrill Lynch, where she focused on credit card receivables financing and principal investments in credit card portfolios. As an Associate at Merrill Lynch, she advised banks and finance companies on public market securitizations across many asset classes. Before joining Merrill Lynch in 2000, Jennifer was an account manage ... (view full description)

Matt Wong

Chief Executive Officer
Liquidaty

Matt is the founder of Liquidaty, a software startup that automates data tasks such as receiving emails, cracking tapes, updating property values, running pricing models (internal, third party or both), creating comparative stratifications and generating data-derived predictive models using machine learning technology.   Prior to founding Liquidaty, Matt was a structured finance investment banker at JPMorgan, where he was the lead banker on over $70 billion of securities origination, advised clients on portfolio valuations, and was a key architect of their first post-crisis RMBS representation & warranty framework. Matt holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Yale College, an M ... (view full description)

John Wu

Managing Director
Seix Advisors

John is the Head of Structured Capital Markets for the Leveraged Finance Platform.  Prior to joining Seix in 2015, John was a Senior Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Structured Products at CIFC Asset Management.  In that capacity, he oversaw various structured product portfolios and managed 15 CLO new issue/refinancing transactions.  Prior to CIFC, John was Head of CLO Structuring at UBS, and prior to that, at Deutsche Bank, where he was responsible for CLO banking, structuring and origination.  He began his structured finance career at Goldman Sachs in the Credit Derivatives group.  In addition to CLOs, he also created financing structures for credit hedge funds, BDCs and asset ... (view full description)

Phoebe Xu

Senior Vice President - ABS
Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC

Phoebe Xu, CFA, is senior vice president of asset-backed securities (ABS) ratings and research for Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC. She is involved in the ratings process and the development of criteria and models for ABS transactions.   Before joining Morningstar, Xu was a lead analyst in the structured finance group of Moody’s Investors Service, where she focused on esoteric ABS. Previously, Xu worked as an analytical associate in FitchRisk/Algorithmics.    Xu holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Peking University, a master’s degree in business administration from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, and a master’s degree in risk management f ... (view full description)

Al Yoon

Senior Reporter
Debtwire

Al Yoon is a senior reporter at Debtwire ABS where he closely follows residential credit including lending, the paths to securitization and trading. He accepted the role at Debtwire in 2014 after a dozen years of following Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and structured finance at The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Bloomberg, where in 2005 he was exposing early cracks in subprime mortgages. Al graduated from Lehigh University and cut his teeth in the news business at The Easton (Penna.) Express and his hometown newspaper, The Lakeville (Conn.) Journal.

Michael Zak

Senior Vice President
U.S. Bank

Michael is a new business development officer for the Global Corporate Trust Services business. He is responsible for generating new business leads and supporting the existing custodial, structured finance and CLO customers of the bank.

Mike has worked for U.S. Bank for the past 14 years. He has more than 25 years of experience within the structured finance business while working for Heller Financial, G.E. Capital and U.S. Bank Treasury.

David Zervos

Chief Market Strategist
Jefferies LLC

David Zervos is the Chief Market Strategist for Jefferies LLC. David is best known across the financial services industry for his timely macroeconomic commentaries. In his role he continuously exchanges investment ideas with the world’s leading money managers, hedge funds, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and government officials. He also appears regularly in the media as a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Fox Business News. Additionally, David is a regular speaker at many key industry conferences and events. David joined Jefferies in 2010 after spending 2009 as a visiting advisor in the Division of Monetary Affairs at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Sy ... (view full description)

Gary Zhu

Director
Wells Fargo

 Gary Zhu, CFA, is a Director in the Structured Products Research group and covers cross-sector strategy. He is a senior publishing analyst whose reports focus on fixed income portfolio strategy and cross-sector relative value.  Before joining Wells Fargo, Gary was a structured products trader at Genworth, where he co-managed ~$10 billion of ABS, CMBS and RMBS investments. He started his career in 2007 as a Finance Management Program (FMP) analyst at Genworth, where he had held multiple roles across investments and corporate finance. Gary graduated summa cum laude and with University Honors from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), where he was a member of the school’s alumni board. He is ... (view full description)
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All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal data on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of your personal data, are obliged to keep the information confidential and not use it for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for us.

We also give you the option of using a secure transmission method to send us personal data identifiers, such as credit card details and bank account number.

How to Access, Update and Erase your Personal Information

If you wish to know whether we are keeping personal data about you, or if you have an enquiry about our privacy policy or your personal data held by us, in relation to any of the Sites, you can contact the Data Protection Officer via:

  • Postal mail to this address: Data Protection Officer, Euromoney Institutional Investor plc, Nestor House, Playhouse Yard, London EC4V 5EX, UK
  • Telephone: +44 (0)20 7779 8600
  • Email: dataprotectionofficer@euromoneyplc.com

Upon request, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you. We may require proof of your identity and may charge a small fee (not exceeding the statutory maximum fee that can be charged) to cover administration and postage.

Euromoney allows you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate in accordance with applicable laws, you may have your personal information:

  • erased
  • rectified or amended
  • completed

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect new legislation or industry practice, group company changes and customer feedback. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement periodically to be informed of how we are protecting your personal data.

This Privacy Statement was last updated in April 2012.

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