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Mortgage-Backed Securities & Residential Mortgages Expert Witness | North Carolina

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This economics Ph.D. has a broad financial background spanning mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, and structured products. After earning his master's and doctorate from the University of Florida, he became a tenured Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina. The expert eventually began a successful career in finance and served in several senior positions, including as global head of MBS research at two major investment banks, CS First Boston and UBS. He also worked in two senior trading roles focused on whole loans and securities, managing portfolios upwards of $90 billion in those positions. More recently, he was the Product Manager for an MBS and ABS valuation and risk analytics consulting firm. The expert recently started his own business as an independent consultant. In this capacity he has served as an expert witness in cases involving FINRA, the SEC, and the U.S. District Court.

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Location: Raleigh, NC
B.A., Economics and International Relations, Bucknell University
M.A., Economics, University of Florida
Ph.D., Economics, University of Florida
Member, Executive Board of the Financial Mathematics Program, North Carolina State University
Former, Assistant Director, The National Association of Home Builders
Former, Tenured Associate Professor of Economics & Associate Director in the Division of Research, University of South Carolina
Former, Associate Director and Co-Head of MBS Research, Bear Stearns and Company
Former, Senior Vice President; Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette
Former, Global Director of MBS Research & Strategy, CS First Boston
Former, Senior Vice President & Director of Trading, Hartford Investment Mgmt Co.
Former, Global Director of MBS Research, UBS
Former, Director of Structured Fixed Income Products, HypoVereinsbank
Former, Senior Vice President, Amherst Securities Group
Former, Senior Vice President, Washington Mutual
Former, Portfolio Manager/Trader in Credit Strategies, Portfolio Management and Asset Consulting Firm
Former, Director of the Enhanced Solutions Group, MBS and ABS Risk Analytics Consulting Firm
Current, Adjunct Professor in the Financial Mathematics Program, University in NC
Current, Founder and Principal, Private Residential Whole Loans and RMBS Consulting Business

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