ARIA Resort & Casino
ARIA Resort & Casino, 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158, USA

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Event Date Sun Feb 23 PST - Wed Feb 26 PST (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Sun Feb 23 11:00am - Wed Feb 26 11:00am
Location ARIA Resort & Casino
3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158, USA
Region Americas

The Structured Finance Association (SFA) is excited to once again present the largest capital markets conference in the world. The three-and-a-half day program is developed by industry leaders representing the full spectrum of market participants including investors, issuers, financial intermediaries, regulators, law firms, accounting firms, technology firms, rating agencies, servicers, and trustees.

Who Should Attend?
• Accounting Firms
• Analytics & Big Data Firms
• Asset Managers
• Broker-Dealers
• Commercial Banks
• Consulting Firms
• Endowment Funds
• Finance Companies
• Government Entities/Regulatory Bodies
• Hedge Funds
• Insurance Companies
• Technology Companies
• Law Firms
• Originators
• Pension Funds
• Rating Agencies
• Retail Banks
• Servicers
• Trustees


2020 Speakers

Travis Johnson
Principal, 1607 Strategies

Hugh Minch
Reporter, Acuris

Wynne Comer
Chief Operating Officer, AGL

Tara Castillo
Partner, Alston & Bird

Katrina Llanes
Partner, Alston & Bird

Kevin Croft
Senior Vice President, American Equity

Richard Sandor
Chairman of the Board & CEO, American Financial Exchange

Kevin Gibbons
Managing Director - Head of ABS Banking, Amherst Pierpont

Andy Davidson
Andrew Davidson & Co

Lauren Hedvat
Global Chief of Staff, Angel Oak Capital Advisors

Robert McDonough
Director of ESG and Regulatory Initiatives, Angel Oak Capital Advisors

Scott Rosen
Managing Director, Financial Services & Specialty Finance, Ares Management

John Levonick
Consumer Financial Services, Regulatory Compliance and Technology Attorney, Ballard Spahr

Alex Batchvarov
Bank of America

Matt McQueen
Bank of America

Geoffrey Horton
CLO and Loan Strategist, Barclays

Chao Cong
VP Product Management, BlackKnight

Kevin Chavers
Managing Director, BlackRock

Jeanne Naughton-Carr
Associate General Counsel, BNY Mellon

Hector Herrerra
BNY Mellon

Nelson Chu
Founder, Cadence

Prath Reddy
Head of Capital Markets, Cadence

David Quirolo
Partner, Cadwalader

Michael Cunningham
Cantor Fitzgerald

Judd Deppish
Capital One

Todd Kopstein
CEO, Cascade Financial

David Sykes
Partner, Chapman & Cutler

Andrew Maciel

Chris Walsh
Clifford Chance

Isaac Boltansky
Director of Policy Research, Compass Point LLC

Pete Carroll

Brian Kustrup
Securitized Products & Emerging Market Credit Trading, Credit Agricole

Michelle Dreyer
Managing Director, Independent Director Services, CSC

Ken Cheng
DBRS Morningstar

Stephanie Mah
DBRS Morningstar

Tim O'Neil
DBRS Morningstar

John Timperio
Partner, Dechert

Jason Han

Jalpa Patel

Alexey Surkov
Model Risk Management, Deloitte

Claire Hall
Co-Head Derivatives Practice, Partner, DLA Piper

Dustin Seely
Analyst, Dodge & Cox

Matt Plomin
US Head of MMKT Credit, DWS

Rasool Alizadeh
Chief Financial Officer, E3

Susan Morth
CEO, EIC/Energize

Alberta Knowles
Ernst & Young

Wells Engledow
Fannie Mae

Gerald Fahner

Roelof Slump
Managing Director, Fitch Ratings

Susan Hosterman
Senior Director North American RMBS and Covered Bonds, Fitch Ratings

Luba Kim-Reynolds
Multifamily Capital Markets, Freddie Mac

David Powar
Managing Partner, Greensledge Asset Management

Matt Natcharian
Managing Director, Greensledge Asset Management

John Siris
Guggenheim Securities

Ben Loper
Vice President and Treasurer, Hilton Grand

Vivian Zhang
Managing Director, HSBC

Peter Partee
Partner in Bankruptcy, Financial Restructuring and Creditors' Rights Practice, Hunton Andrews Kurth

Caroline Chen
SVP, Research Analyst, IncomeRe

Daniel McKenna
Sales Manager, Intralinks

Howard Sidman
Financial Markets Partner, Jones Day

Rishad Ahluwalia
Managing Director, JP Morgan

Keith Stephan
JP Morgan

Chris DiAngelo
Partner, Katten

Rosemary Kelly
Senior Managing Director, Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Sharif Mahdavian
Senior Director, Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Cecil Smart
Head of Commercial ABS and Managing Director, Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Nate Gabig
Managing Director - Securitization & Capital Markets Consulting, KPMG

Loren Finegold
Partner, Latham & Watkins

Armen Meyer
Vice President, LendingClub

Matt Wong

Sarah Bridges
Counsel, Lowestein

Andrew Hohns
Asset Management, Mariner Investment Group

Julie Gillespie
Partner, Mayer Brown

Carol Hitselberger
Partner, Mayer Brown

Larry Platt
Partner, Mayer Brown

Jo-Anna Brimmer
Partner, McCarthy Tétrault

Alfred Chang
Director, Head of Whole Loan Trading, MetLife

Loritta Cheng
Director, MetLife

Jonathan Glowacki
Principal, Milliman

Daniela Chun Jayesuria
VP Senior Analyst, Structured Finance, Moody's

Nicole Lawrence
Director, Moody's

Reed Auerbach
Partner, Structured Transactions Group, Morgan Lewis

Geordie Herald
Partner, Morgan Lewis

Jeff Johnson
Partner, Morgan Lewis

Michele Olds
Mr. Cooper

Elisabeth Seep
Executive Director ESG Products, MSCI

David Zhang
Managing Director, MSCI

Jennifer Eayres

Jamie Feehely
Managing Director, National Bank Financial

Greg Hertrich
Managing Director, Head of US Depository Strategies, Nomura

Noelle Sproul
Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, Nuveen

Shiven Shah
CFO, OppLoans

James Vergara
Chief Investment Officer, PACE Funding

Andrew Ross
Senior Director, Pacific Asset Management

Nicole Skalla
Partner, Paul Hastings

Chandrajit Chakraborty
CIO, Managing Partner, Pearl Diver Capital

Jim Callahan

Linc Finkenberg
Partner, Perkins Cole

Lei Shu
Ping An Trust

Kailee Balagia
Financial Markets, PwC

Amanda Liu
Associate, PwC

John Toohig
Head of Whole Loan Trading, Raymond James

Kelly Mellecker
Director, Securitization Finance, RBC Capital Markets

Dash Robinson
Redwood Trust

Jodi Schwimmer
Partner, Reed Smith

Rudy Orman
Reliant Bank

Janet Jozwik
Managing Director, RiskSpan

Matt Mitchell
Director, S&P Global Ratings

Jesse Sable
Director/Lead Analyst, Structured Credit Ratings, S&P Global Ratings

Olga Chernova
Managing Partner, Sancus Capital Management

Neil Aggarwal
Head of Trading & Deputy CIO, Semper

Michael Bright
CEO, Structured Finance Association

Elen Callahan
Managing Director, Head of Research, Structured Finance Association

Dallin Merrill
SVP, MBS and CMBS Policy, Structured Finance Association

Jennifer Wolfe
Structured Finance Association

TJ Gordon
Partner, Sidley Austin

Tracey Nicastro
Partner, Sidley Austin

Damien Weldon
Founder & President, The Molybdenum

Eve Kaplan
Senior Vice President, US Bank

Bob Behal
Principal, Vanguard

Lester Firstenberger
Chief Executive Officer, Veptas

David Johnson
CEO, Vervent

Dave Goodson

Susan Hughes
SVP, Wells Fargo

John McElravey
Managing Director - Head of Consumer ABS Research, Wells Fargo

Michael Petronio
Of Counsel, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Nolan Bolduc
Partner, Winston & Strawn

Greg Saunders
Chief Financial Officer, Ygrene

Desiree Fixler
Managing Director, Zais Group

Seth Silverstein
Chief Credit Analytics Officer, Zest AI

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors

• Bank of America
• Fitch Ratings
• Morgan Lewis
• DBRS Morningstar
• RBC Capital Markets
• Wells Fargo

• Barclays
• BMO Capital Markets
• BNP Paribas Group
• Chapman and Cutler
• Citi
• Credit Suisse AG
• Deloitte
• Deutsche Bank
• EY
• Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
• GreensLedge
• Jefferies
• JPMorgan
• Mizuho
• Moody's
• Morgan Stanley
• Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc
• Natixis
• Nomura
• S&P Global Ratings
• Societe Generale
• TD Securities
• US Bank

• Ally Corporate Finance
• Alston & Bird
• Amherst Pierpont
• BNY Mellon
• Cadwalader
• Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P
• Capital One
• Clifford Chance
• CoreLogic
• Credigy
• Crédit Agricole
• Dechert
• Dentons
• Fannie Mae
• Guggenheim
• Hunton Andrews Kurth
• Intex
• Katten
• Lloyds Bank
• Mayer Brown
• PwC
• Santander Corporate & Investment Banking
• Scotiabank
• Sidley
• SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
• Virtus

• Allen & Overy
• alterDomus
• Amherst
• Andrew Davidson & Co
• Arch Capital Group Ltd
• Auction
• Black Knight
• Citadel SPV
• Computershare Loan Services
• DLA Piper
• dv01
• Equifax
• Greenberg Traurig
• Hogan Lovells