Tally Ferguson

Tally Ferguson

Adjunct Instructor in FinanceHelmerich Hall 118

Currently Sr. Vice President and Director of Risk Management at BOK Financial, responsible for risk management, securities and trust compliance, market and model risk analysis, and new product review.  In this capacity I: (i) oversee the dealer and trust compliance and corporate governance efforts of BOK Financial, (ii) serve as the chair of the Risk Management and Model Review Committee, (iii) serve as the Options Principal for our affiliate broker dealer.  From 1994-1996, I was a regulatory consultant for Ernst & Young and helped clients implement numerous regulatory initiatives including comprehensive risk management programs and interest rate risk initiatives.  From 1985-1994, I was an examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, progressing from International examiner to Supervising Examiner by March of 1994.  In that capacity, I participated in examinations of money center banks international and capital markets activities.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • CFA charterholder, Series 7, 24, 63, 4, and 53 licenses
  • M.B.A, The Wharton School, 1990
  • B.S. Economics and Mathematics, Yale University, 1985

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Risk management
  • Portfolio analysis
  • Economic capital
  • Personal finance
  • Modeling (credit, alco and pricing models)
  • Derivatives strategies and bank regulation

Previous Teaching Experience

Training programs at the Federal Reserve of New York covering interest rate risk and management.

Previous Relevant Work Experience

Supervise compliance efforts for BOK Financial's broker dealer and trust where I evaluate the personal finance decisions of our customers and the decisions we make on behalf of our customers.

Professional Affiliations

  • Collins College of Business Dean's Advisory Board
  • Friends of Finance
  • CFA charterholder
  • Financial Management Association
  • Risk Management Association