Mr. Blair is co-head of the Special Opportunities Group, a special projects team focused on project execution for the U.S. banking industry. Mr. Blair has extensive experience in regulatory compliance remediation and departmental transformations, including FDPA, CCAR, DFAST, CECL, & HMDA. Mr. Blair oversees all project execution for the SOG and specializes in workflow management to optimize team efficiency.
Mr. Blair began his career as an Associate within the Loan Portfolio Strategies Group of Keefe Bruyette & Woods and later joined Situs, LLC in 2014. While at KBW Mr. Blair was a project manager for the FDIC’s bank foreclosure team. In this role, Mr. Blair oversaw the data aggregation, cash flow modelling, and portfolio valuation of failed institutions, which contained performing and nonperforming loans of every asset class. After leaving KBW, Mr. Blair was a project team leader within Situs LLC’s CCAR data aggregation practice, having led data aggregation, data system migration and frontline underwriting assignments. Mr. Blair was also a registered representative within Situs Capital Management working on debt & equity placements, commercial note sales and pre and post M&A advisory assignments.