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Kevin D. Oden, PhD

Kevin D. Oden, PhD

Managing Director, RMA Model Validation Consortium
Founding Partner, Kevin D. Oden & Associates
San Francisco, CA


Kevin Oden is the founder and managing partner of KDOA. Oden has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, including multiple senior executive risk roles at large financial institutions. Oden has focused on model risk throughout his career, both from a development and oversight capacity, including building and overseeing the model risk function at a large U.S. bank. 

Practice Areas 

Asset Liability Management (ALM), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) / Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Fraud, CECL / IFRS 9, Credit and Prepayment Risk, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Stress Testing, Derivatives Pricing 


Ph.D. in mathematics from University of California, Los Angeles 

B.B.A. in operations research from Cleveland State University 

B.S. in mathematics from Cleveland State University 


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