Donald began his career with the accounting firm KPMG Peat Marwick. After KPMG Peat Marwick, he joined PHH Corporation, which specializes in outsourcing key functions for many corporations. He then served many roles in financial institutions including finance director, controller and chief financial officer. After hands-on experience with these roles, including a multiple state operation, he became a consultant for the financial institution industry and assisted with several disciplines to include financial institution best practices, product profitability, productivity benchmarking, investment portfolio management, asset/liability management, implementation of pricing product lines, and special projects. He also actively participated in the Fannie Mae and Health South financial restatements.
Donald earned a Bachelor's in Science Accounting degree from Towson State University in Towson, Maryland near Baltimore. He continued his academic pursuits and earned a Master's of Science Finance degree from Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland. Donald also became a Certified Public Accountant.
Most recently, Donald was the Atlanta Regional Chief Financial Officer for the largest division of a $30 million regional bank. There he engaged in and managed revenue enhancement programs for loans and deposits that saved the institution millions of dollars. He also conducted the implementation of free checking under the new federal regulatory mandates. He was in charge of the consolidation of two regional operations including accounts payable for which he managed.
"We are happy to add Donald as a Senior Associate at our firm, says Danny Dukes, managing member and senior partner. His diverse background and experiences only enhance our product offerings. Plus, Don and I have worked together before and have synergies that won't be found in many firms like ours."