Joseph Sequeira
Senior Director
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20+ years of experience
Specializes in advising financial institutions on a broad range of regulatory, operational, strategic, credit, and accounting matters
Assists clients with retail origination and servicing self-assessments focused on governance, compliance, and operational excellence
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Joseph Sequeira is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal Financial Industry Advisory Services in Charlotte, North Carolina.

He brings more than 20 years of experience in global advisory services, executive leadership, risk management, corporate accounting and finance, and assurance services, Mr. Sequeira specializes in advising financial institutions on a broad range of regulatory, operational, strategic, credit, and accounting matters. He assists clients with retail origination and servicing self-assessments focused on governance, compliance, and operational excellence. 

Most recently, Mr. Sequeira served as an Executive Vice President with BB&T Mortgage Lending. He provided overall leadership of the first line of defense risk management and risk oversight, including risk and control self-assessments, vendor risk management, quality monitoring, fraud management, complaints monitoring, policy and procedure development, issues resolution, and regulatory change management.     

In the Accounting Policy and Financial Reporting group at Wachovia Mortgage, FSB, Mr. Sequeira was directly responsible for managing finance, accounting, and regulatory reporting compliance functions for the legacy Golden West and Wachovia Mortgage loan portfolios. Also, he assembled and led a team of financial consultants that coordinated Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing, reviewed SOX documentation, established best practices, and developed and implemented key process improvements. 

At Bank of America, Mr. Sequeira held numerous leadership roles in which he provided accounting policy advisory support on preparation of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings and valuation of mortgage servicing rights for the Bank's Consumer and Commercial Banking business segments. He also managed certain finance divisions within the Community Development Bank and Corporate Real Estate.

In the assurance services practice at KPMG, LLP, Mr. Sequeira planned and performed financial statement audits for financial institutions with concentrated experience in SEC reporting, and conducted several consulting initiatives, such as internal control assessments as well as litigation and forensic reviews.      

Mr. Sequeira earned a masters degree in accounting from Appalachian State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in North Carolina, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants member, Risk Management Association member, United States Air Force veteran, community volunteer, and fluent in English and Portuguese.