Kevin Kirksey is a Principal at ALM First, joining the firm in 2011. Kevin oversees the Strategic Solutions Group, which conducts merger valuations, capital planning and stress testing, ALM and CPST model validations, and CECL analysis,. Additionally, Kevin serves as the Chief Compliance Officer for the firm while overseeing the Operations and Technology departments.
Kevin has shared his expertise at various conferences and industry organizations including AmericanBanker, CPA firm and societies, FMS Chapters, Western Independent Bankers, The Knowledge Group, credit union leagues, state banking associations, NCUA, NASCUS and client education sessions. He has provided guest lectures at The University of Texas at Dallas, University of North Texas, Stephen F. Austin State Universityand Texas A&M. He is also on the University of Texas at Dallas Financial Department Advisory Board, and he teaches high school classes each Fall through Junior Achievement on financial literacy and professional development. Kevin has also been published and quoted in numerous publications including SNL Financial, WIB Directors Digest, CU Times, and CU Journal.
Previously, Kevin worked on Goldman Sachs’ mortgage trading desk, where he analyzed whole loan trades and securitizations and performed mortgage valuations for various capital raises, mergers, and IPOs.
Kevin received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Davidson College in North Carolina.