Michael L. Gullette is the Vice President, Accounting and Financial Management, for the American Bankers Association. Arriving to the ABA in February 2009, Mike works with the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the International Accounting Standards Board, and the U.S. banking regulators in helping bankers understand and implement policies and regulations related to accounting, financial reporting, internal controls, and capital management.
Mike brings to the ABA over twenty-five years of experience in the financial services industries. Mike started his career as a Senior Manager for Ernst & Young, where he concentrated on financial institutions, such banks, savings and loans, and insurance companies. He has been controller of a life insurance company and chief financial and investment officer of an international charity. Prior to coming to the ABA, however, Mike was a director of accounting policy implementation at Freddie Mac, where he dealt with issues such as securitizations, loan and guarantee accounting, derivatives, and structured transactions.
A graduate of the University of Virginia, Mike is a Certified Public Accountant, and holds various other professional designations, including Certified Financial Planner and Certified Information Systems Auditor.
Mike will be presenting Q Factors: Quantifying the Qualitative at the National ALLL Conference.