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Jacob Kosoff

Head of Model Risk Management
Regions Bank

Jacob Kosoff is the Head of Model Risk Management and Validation (MRMV) at Regions Bank, serving in this role since May 2014.  Jacob also serves on the Alabama Commission on Artificial Intelligence and Associated Technologies, an appointment he received from the Governor of Alabama.  Jacob was recently nominated by Regions Bank and selected by the Birmingham Business Journal as a Top 40 under 40 professionals.    

Jacob has 17 years of experience in the financial services industry, including in model development, model risk management and credit review.  Prior to Regions, Jacob served in roles at PNC Bank, Freddie Mac and Genesis Analytics. 

Jacob has developed a strong and stable quantitative team that has benefited from under 15% annual external turnover over the past five years.  Jacob’s biggest accomplishment at Regions is helping 25 MRMV alumni move into other crucial roles at Regions that align with their career architecture plans.