Montana Analytics to Present at the DFA Stress Test and Model Risk Conference in Miami Florida, September 22nd – 24th  2014.

August 4, 2014

Minneapolis, MN—Montana Analytics is pleased to announce that Managing Partner, Clayton Botkin will be a guest speaker at the DFA Stress Test and Model Risk Conference in Miami Florida, September 22nd – 24th 2014. The main topic of the presentation will be Validating Credit Risk Models, a case study based on insight from recent work with numerous Banks involved in the new Stress Testing environment. “Our experience with the expanding demands on risk models and the rapidly changing environment enables our team to provide consistent and effective challenge during independent validation examinations” stated Mr. Botkin.
The discussion will also include their work on the methods and techniques utilized to evaluate credit risk models and sensitivity to macroeconomic factors in the Federal Reserve scenarios.  Finally, he will describe several of their delivered solutions that benchmark critical outputs such as loan losses. “We have become nationally recognized due to our high level of consistent attention, expertise and commitment in providing strong results for organizations dealing with risk quantification and model risk management,” he continued.

Montana Analytics is a professional services firm focused on delivering innovative solutions to leading financial firms in quantitative modeling and risk analytics for all types of mortgage and ABS assets.  The company has successfully served the financial services industry since 2002 with innovative risk modeling solutions.

The company is noted for having invested over eight years developing a comprehensive Model Validation Program that meets FHFA and OCC regulatory guidance.  This Program is built from their experience developing and implementing a comprehensive Model Risk Management Program including all facets of risk oversight, policy development, risk ranking and technical model validation with coordination across numerous business units.

The company’s clients include both large and small firms spanning from hedge funds, to depository institutions (banks, thrifts and credit unions), FHLBanks, mortgage bankers and GSE’s.