BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Bridges Advisors, LLC (http://fivebridgesllc.com) announced today that Dr. Clifford Rossi has joined the firm as Chief Risk and Regulatory Advisor. In this role, Dr. Rossi will help expand the firm's capabilities related to risk management, capital planning and regulatory compliance. He will focus on modeling and analytics leadership, concentrating his efforts with clients on the intersection of analytics and risk management.
Rossi comments, "Technology is a catalyst in risk management. I am excited to join a firm that takes great pride in providing exceptional financial technology solutions in a very complex industry."
"Cliff brings to this role a breadth of experience in navigating the changing risk and regulatory landscape. These capabilities, combined with deep domain knowledge and experience leading research and analytics teams across a wide range of global financial organizations creates a powerful addition to our team," said Steve Gaenzler, Principal. "It's the perfect combination."
"We are delighted to have someone of Cliff's caliber for this role," said Michael Youngblood, Principal. "Cliff is a sought after expert in risk and regulatory circles. His thought-leadership and expertise will provide valuable insights for the benefit of our clients and the broader markets, while allowing Five Bridges to enhance its capabilities and analytical tools."
Dr. Rossi is an Executive-in-Residence and Professor of the Practice at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, a position that he will continue while serving at Five Bridges. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Rossi had nearly 25 years' experience in banking and government, having held senior executive roles in risk management at several of the largest financial services companies. His most recent positions included Chief Economist for Radian Group, Inc. and managing director and chief risk officer for Citigroup's Consumer Lending Group. Dr. Rossi also held senior risk management and analytics positions at Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
Dr. Rossi is the author of The Risk Professional's Survival Guide: Applied Best Practices in Risk Management and will continue to publish a regular column called "Risk Doctor", in American Banker. He is a frequent guest on financial television news programs and is often quoted in major news dailies including the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. He received his PhD from Cornell University.
About Five Bridges Advisors
Five Bridges Advisors is a leading provider of financial and behavioral models, software, AVMs, and advisory services to the banking, insurance, mortgage-finance and asset-management industries. Five Bridges' web-based platform, Javelin, is an integrated risk and analytical solution for mortgage and consumer loans, and securitized assets.
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