Jack Kahan is a Managing Director responsible for Residential MBS at Kroll Bond Rating Agency. He covers all RMBS asset types, including newly-originated prime jumbo loans, legacy performing and reperforming loans, newly-originated agency loans, and resecuritized legacy RMBS bonds. Prior to joining KBRA, Kahan spent seven years in various roles in the U.S. RMBS group at Standard & Poor’s, most recently as a Director and Analytical Manager responsible for newly issued ratings. In addition to leading a team of analysts in applying new issuance methodology and ratings, Jack lead and co-authored many of the firm’s RMBS-related criteria and research publications. In addition to his work in structured finance ratings, he spent two years as a risk management Senior Associate with Sterling Stamos Capital Management, LP. At Sterling Stamos, he was responsible for evaluating the fund’s hedge fund exposure across the firm’s absolute return and equity focused strategies. In this role, Kahan performed diligence on prospective fund investments and helped to build a comprehensive risk tracking and reporting system which covered VaR metrics, stress testing, and liquidity analyses.