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Ilieva Ageenko joins Grant Thornton as leader of its Financial Services Advisory Model Risk Management practice

August 12, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ilieva Ageenko has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director and leader of its Financial Services Advisory Model Risk Management practice, based in Charlotte.

Ilieva Ageenko (Photo: Business Wire)

Ilieva Ageenko (Photo: Business Wire)

“Ilieva’s wealth of knowledge and experience managing quantitative analytics teams, leading quantitative technology operations and managing advanced modeling capabilities to evaluate and adjust risk appetite will be invaluable assets to our clients,” said Nigel Smith, Grant Thornton’s U.S. Financial Services Advisory leader. “She will be integral in expanding our model risk capabilities in order to continue to help our clients identify and manage the complex risks associated with the use of financial and economic models.”

Most recently, Ageenko was a senior vice president and quantitative risk executive at Bank of America, where she led the enterprise quantitative risk technology organization, built and managed data sourcing and modeling capabilities, and managed commercial loss forecasting model to support stress testing and Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review. Previously, she held senior roles at Wells Fargo and Wachovia Bank.

Ageenko received a doctorate in applied mathematics from Kiev National University, Ukraine, and a master’s degree in mathematical economics from the State University of Management, Russia. She also completed the Building, Leading and Sustaining the Innovative Organization leadership program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Source: Business Wire

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