David Nathanson
SVP, ABSMorningstar Credit Ratings, LLC
David Nathanson, CFA is senior vice president of asset-backed securities (ABS) ratings and research for Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC. He is involved in the ratings process and the development of criteria and models for ABS transactions. Before joining Morningstar in 2014, Nathanson was a lead analyst in the structured finance group of Moody’s Investors Service, where he focused on collateralized loan obligations and esoteric ABS. Nathanson also worked for Credit Policy Research focusing on model validation and methodology reviews. Previously, Nathanson held various analytical, development, and program management roles at Deutsche Bank, Citigroup and JPMorgan.

Nathanson holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and a master’s degree in business administration, with a concentration in quantitative finance, from New York University’s Stern Graduate School of Business. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

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