UHY Advisors NY, Inc. has announced the hiring of three senior professionals specializing in enterprise risk advisory services in the firm's New York City office. The new hires recognize the growth of the firm's expertise in the financial services industry as well as their clients' increasing need for high-quality thought leadership, project management, and execution in risk management and regulatory compliance areas.
Kristen L. Gantt, CPA, CSFA, joined as a principal with the responsibility of leading the Enterprise Risk Advisory Services (ERAS) practice in the Metro New York area. She has more than 25 years of client experience serving financial institutions, especially global banks, managing internal audit and other risk advisory services.
Also joining New York's ERAS group are Ken Walker, senior manager, who will focus on addressing financial services clients' risks related to areas that include credit, market and operational risk as well as related bank regulatory requirements, and Chris Reece, senior manager, who will focus on client risk in all other industry sectors. Most recently an independent consultant with Tiger Consulting, Mr. Walker has more than 25 years experience as an internal auditor and banker with large financial institutions.