Meet Irena Gecas-McCarthy
Director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Irena is a member of Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Governance, Regulatory and Risk Strategies practice, with experience in providing both domestic and foreign clients advice and assistance with regulatory, compliance, risk management and operational controls issues. Irena has more than 18 years experience in the financial services industry. She joined Deloitte in October of 2000.
Irena advises clients for pre-examination diagnostic, post-examination remediation, and supervisory action response purposes. She has also performed gap analyses and benchmarked firms against industry best practices and provided assistance on regulatory questions arising in due diligence and merger and acquisition activities. She has led large-scale and long-term remediation projects in the areas of compliance, credit and bank operations.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Irena worked as a Commissioned Senior Examiner and Relationship Manager for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. During Irena’s seven-year tenure with the Federal Reserve, she served both as a general portfolio examiner and a specialist examiner and was responsible for performing risk-focused reviews of numerous domestic and foreign-owned institutions.
Irena earned her B.S. in finance at the University of Dayton and her Master of International Management in finance at the University of Denver.
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