Ageenko Joins Grant Thornton

Ilieva Ageenko

Ilieva Ageenko

Ilieva Ageenko has joined Chicago-based Grant Thornton LLP (FY 13 net revenue of $1.3 billion) as a managing director and leader of its financial services advisory model risk management practice, based in Charlotte, N.C.

“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,” says 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.