Meet Irena Gecas-McCarthy
Principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Ms. Gecas-McCarthy is a Principal in the Deloitte & Touche LLP ‘s Governance, Regulatory & Risk strategies practice, with experience in providing clients advice and assistance with regulatory, compliance, risk management and operational controls issues for financial services companies. Irena joined Deloitte & Touche in October 2000.
While at Deloitte & Touche, she has advised both domestic and foreign financial institutions regarding a broad range of regulatory and compliance topics. 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 regulatory and industry practices and provided assistance on regulatory questions arising in due diligence and merger/acquisition activities. She has led large-scale and long-term remediation projects in the areas of compliance, credit and bank operations.
Prior to Deloitte & Touche, she worked as a Commissioned Senior Examiner and Relationship Manager for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. During Irena’s over 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.