Robert McDonough
Director of ESG and Regulatory Initiatives

Rob is the Director of ESG and Regulatory Initiatives at Angel Oak Capital and leads the ESG integration process across the firm’s investment strategies and corporate sustainability initiatives. He also coordinates a variety of research and publication activities with a focus on developments in the regulatory environment for financial institutions of all types.

He previously led Angel Oak’s financial institution advisory practice, managing client engagements which included risk model validations, strategic and regulatory stress testing implementations, and investment portfolio risk and performance assessments. Rob was Angel Oak’s Chief Risk Officer from 2012-2014 and initiated the organization’s enterprise-wide risk management framework and SEC compliance program. He also served in the Federal Reserve System for 12 years, first as an Economic Analyst in the Research Division and later as a Capital Markets Examiner in Supervision and Regulation.

Rob earned an M.B.A. in Finance and Economics from Georgia State University and a B.B.A. from Emory University.