Jason Leecost CFE

Director of Operational Risk Analysis Division, Ginnie Mae

Mr. Leecost is the Operational Risk Director within Ginnie Mae’s Office of Enterprise Risk. He has a background in Risk Management, financial management, and Financial Audit with a broad knowledge of internal controls, enterprise risk management, federal financial management, financial management systems, operational risk management, federal regulations and processes. Mr. Leecost holds four certifications from New York University (NYU) in Enterprise Risk and Asset Liability Management, Operational Risk Management, Credit Risk Management, Market Risk Management, and he also is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He has over fourteen (14+) years of consulting, and auditing experience with more than twelve of those years in the public sector and quasi-public arena of financial and risk management working with organizations such as the Ginnie Mae, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Homeland Security, Fannie Mae, Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), United States Department of Treasury, and several commercial banks. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Finance from Howard University and Masters in Accounting from the University of Maryland, College Park, Robert H. Smith School Business.


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