Posts by Kevin Dooley

Qualitative Credit Analysis

Credit analysis. It’s a term we frequently hear in banking (especially if you’re involved in credit or loan origination), but what does it really mean these days? At Baker Hill, we have the opportunity to see all the various ways...

Why a Special Assets Officer is Key to Surviving an Economic Downswing

Like many of you, I earnestly read the Fall 2019 Semiannual Risk Perspective published by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). While it does mention how well the economy is doing and how sound the banking sector...

Is it Time to Re-engage Special Assets?

While our current state of the economy is optimistic, we are seeing articles regarding a turn from those bullish thoughts. There is a cycle to business. At times profits are growing, and portfolios are growing and performing how they should....