Deputy Chief Risk Officer, Chief Compliance Officer
“We view our relationship with clients as a trusted partnership, always prioritizing the protection of clients’ investments and doing what’s in our clients’ best interests.”
Jeffery A. Yorg is senior vice president and serves as deputy chief risk officer and chief compliance officer at Gurtin Municipal Bond Management. In his capacity as deputy CRO, Mr. Yorg is responsible for implementation and oversight of firm’s overall risk program including its enterprise risk management framework. In his capacity as CCO, Mr. Yorg is responsible for ensuring that Gurtin Municipal Bond Management maintains compliance with all governmental rules and regulations as well as internal processes and procedures. Additionally, Mr. Yorg serves on the credit research team’s credit committees and performs credit analyses on an ad hoc basis.
Prior to joining Gurtin Municipal Bond Management in February 2014, Mr. Yorg spent five years at Moody’s Investors Service as a lead analyst on several high profile obligors and served on rating committees throughout the country. Previously, Mr. Yorg was an associate attorney in the Banking and Finance Group at Husch Blackwell LLP where he represented lenders and borrowers in commercial loan and tax credit transactions.
Mr. Yorg earned a juris doctor degree from the Saint Louis University School of Law and is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Missouri. He earned a master’s in public affairs degree from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas, a master’s degree in political economy and public policy from Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Webster University.