Mark Dereska is a Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Data & Analytics practice and is based in Dallas. Mr. Dereska has more than 19 years of experience in finance and technology roles involving management, process design, data mining, data analysis, data modeling and contract negotiation.
Mr. Dereska has an extensive background in mortgage and asset backed securities, including prime, sub-prime, and alt-a mortgage securitization where he managed the process of collecting, analyzing, and disclosing collateral and cash flow data. He worked with originators, issuers, rating agencies, trustees and investors during the issuance of nearly forty billion dollars of asset backed securities. The scope of his mortgage experience covers loan origination, warehouse lending, whole loan acquisition, collateral and cash flow analysis, securitization, and sales and trade support.
Mr. Dereska is also experience in internet-based media technology where he was an early contributor to the areas of behavioral, contextual, and technological advertiser targeting and data mining. He successfully managed the implementation, maintenance, and improvement of multiple technology-based advertising products and services.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Dereska was a member of Merrill Lynch’s Global Structured Finance and Investments Group in the Residential Real Estate business unit. He was primarily responsible for securitization execution but also contributed to the support of warehouse lending, whole loan acquisition, sales and trading. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Mr. Dereska was a Business Development Manager and Product Manager at DoubleClick where he was responsible for the development, integration and management of technology-based media products.