He has over a decade of experience as a financial professional in areas such as risk management, statistical research, structured finance and insurance. Andrew Boral has held positions at major broker dealers, and developed analytical techniques for a rating agency. He has a graduate degree in economics from NYU and has earned the CFA designation. He specialized in the rating of small and medium enterprise loans while at a rating agency. Later he transitioned into sell-side construction of portfolios of leveraged loans. He also developed expertise in evaluating structured finance vehicles while at a buy-side insurance company. Most recently he was employed with a broker dealer functioning as a risk manager.