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INDEPENDENT RESEARCH AND RISK ADVISORY LLC

​​​Strategy | Risk Advisory | Transformation | FinTech | CCAR | DFAST | IHC | Stress Testing | FRTB | ERM

VALUE PROPOSITION:  OBJECTIVITY -  TRANSPARENCY -  RESULTS

WHO WE ARE:  INNOVATORS











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We offer a select range of consulting services, all designed to help your company reach its potential.  Whether you're looking for a tactical Quick Win, a Proof of Concept exercise, or a complete overhaul, we have the Hands-on Expertise and Strategic Business Alliances to help you achieve sustainable Value-Added.  Our services are available à la carte so that you can get precisely what you need.


We have developed an innovative and disruptive new paradigm for delivering superior results under a more appealing pricing structure which the traditional incumbent firms simply cannot match.


We deliver sustainable Value-Added via a Holistic Client-Centric Approach that is Cutting-Edge and Relationship-Driven, not Transactional.














​​​our approach:  CONTEXT MATTERS


we believe in a unique and customized consulting experience for each and every client.


Each Client organization is unique.  One-size-fits-all baseline approaches cannot propel complex businesses to achieve their full potential.  We deliver bespoke custom solutions, tailored to you:  your industry, your culture, your one-of-a-kind challenges.

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OUR EXPERTISE AND REPUTATION FOR EXCELLENCE SPEAKS FOR ITSELF


Dr. Gustin is an Independent Consultant and Subject Matter Expert who provides insight developed over twenty-five years in Structured Finance, Capital Markets, and Risk Management in the US and in Europe.  Up to mid-2010, Dr. Gustin has held various Senior Risk Management positions with Primatics Financial LLC, Raymond James Financial, CSC Peat Marwick, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and McKinsey.  Since June 2012, he is the President, CEO, and Owner of a niche management consulting and advisory boutique, Independent Research and Risk Advisory LLC.  In 2014 and 2015, he served for eight months as an Expert Advisor CCAR to Platinion NA (a Boston Consulting Group company).  Dr. Gustin conducts Master Classes and presents at conferences on CCAR Stress Testing, PPNR, FRTB, CECL, CVA/XVA, and FP&A.

More than twenty-five Publications, Interviews, and Speaking Engagements at major Professional Conferences and Training Events in the past five years (New York, Miami, Washington DC).


Extensive Professional Network of 11,010+ 1st-Connections on LinkedIn and 10,580+ Followers, including Senior Executives and Program/Line Managers at Tier-1 Banks, plus Industry Experts at Leading Technology Vendors and within Niche FinTech Firms.

The Top 5 Foreign Banks in the US (aka "the FBO's") represent approximately 9.4% of these 1st-Connections, the Top 10 FBO's account for approximately 13.8% of the Total, and the Top 15 FBO's approximately 15.2% of the Total (as of Oct 5th, 2018).


​The Top 40 Banks comprise approximately 25.7% of the Total.