SVP & Chief Accounting Officer, American Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation.
As the SVP and Chief Accounting Officer for the publicly traded investment corporation, Don heads up the entire accounting and reporting function. Prior to his current role, Don spent 17 years honing his skills with Freddie Mac, Deutsche Bank, and Arthur Anderson. At Freddie, he was responsible for valuation and reporting for the company’s investments. He also worked with Deutsche Bank as their Director of Accounting Policy and he was an Audit Manager at Arthur Anderson. Don holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting from the University of Florida and is a CPA and CFA.
In this brief interview Don reveals:
- How he and his team leverage technology to reduce risk and increase value.
- Why he periodically evaluates his organization to ensure they are meeting the needs of the business.
- Why he chose a career path working for public companies.
- What he feels are the key skills and attributes that aspiring accountants need to reach the highest levels of leadership.