Marc Kutik is Senior Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer for ORIX USA. As such, he is responsible for identifying, assessing, and mitigating all risk components across the organization, including credit, market, operational and liquidity risk. Mr. Kutik joined the firm in 2014, bringing more than 30 years of investment, turnaround and risk management experience.
Prior to joining ORIX, Mr. Kutik served as Senior Managing Executive and Chief Risk Officer for Tokyo-based Aozora Bank, Ltd. In that role, he oversaw the bank’s market, operational, credit and liquidity risk processes, managing a team of more than 75 professionals and 5 trillion JPY of exposure. He was one of five Management Committee representatives and the presiding member for the Credit and Risk Investment Committees.
Before that, he served as Chief Credit Officer for Garrison Investment Group, a leading middle-market credit and asset-based investor. While there, he directed the corporate credit process, from underwriting to asset management, and designed the firm’s risk rating and recovery analysis models. He served in similar Chief Credit Officer and Portfolio Manager positions at StoneCastle Partners, LLC, Forest Investment Management and Shinsei Bank, Ltd.
Mr. Kutik began his investment and risk management career analyzing and investing in highly leveraged companies — first as an asset-based lender and workout specialist at Citicorp and progressing through a variety of roles and companies to become global head of all fixed-income research at ING Barings, LLC.
He earned an MBA from Boston College and a BA from Rutgers College.