Neekis Hammond has amassed a wealth of knowledge on ALLL, CECL preparation and methodologies, and various portfolio analysis and risk topics. Prior to his consulting work, he worked on acquisitions up to $2 billion in size at a multi-billion-dollar financial institution. Neekis has also served as an auditor with a regional CPA firm and as a provider of valuation, accounting, and loan analysis services within Elliott Davis Decosimo’s FIG Consulting division. Today, as Abrigo’s Director of Advisory Services, Neekis utilizes his unique expertise to provide thoughtful feedback to product development on compliance and accuracy, and he helps our community bank and credit union clients develop strategies that better navigate regulations without undue portfolio risk. Neekis earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University – Idaho.