Robert McDonough
Senior Research Manager

Rob is the Senior Research Manager of Angel Oak Capital Advisors. He leads the Advisory Services practice which serves the investment, risk management, and capital markets needs of financial institutions. He manages client engagements which include risk model validations, funding and core deposit study analysis, strategic and regulatory stress testing implementations, and investment portfolio risk and performance assessments. Rob coordinates Angel Oak’s research and publication activities on a variety of financial and risk management topics. He also develops and delivers technical training and executive education. He has over 25 years’ experience leading risk management consulting engagements and delivering training seminars for financial institutions, central banks and government-sponsored enterprises around the world.

Rob founded Strategic Financial Solutions, Inc., a risk management consultancy, in 2001. He previously was a senior manager with Andersen Consulting’s Financial Services practice. He also served in the Federal Reserve System for 12 years, first as a Research Division economic analyst and later as a capital markets examiner in Supervision and Regulation. His responsibilities included developing risk assessment models, conducting regulatory policy reviews and publishing topical articles for public distribution.

He holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Economics from Georgia State University and a B.B.A. degree from Emory University.