David Tesher, Chapter Co-President
David Tesher is a Managing Director and the Head of Credit Research for North America at S&P Global Ratings. The Credit Research team facilitates the development and delivery of research covering multiple asset classes. In addition, David also is the Chairperson for the North American Credit Conditions Committee. The Credit Conditions Committee is an S&P Global Ratings’ regional forum monitoring global systemic risks which could potentially impact credit. David also serves on the Board of Governors of the N.Y. Chapter of the Risk Management Association (RMA).
David initially joined S&P Global Ratings U.S. Structured Finance Group in 1995. Shortly thereafter, David formed S&P Global Ratings Structured Credit Group, and was responsible for managing the firm’s U.S. Cash Flow Structured Credit business prior to transitioning to the Corporate Ratings Group in 2010.
Before joining S&P Global Ratings in 1995, David was a commercial lender and senior credit officer with National Westminister Bank USA, responsible for corporate lending and the monitoring of credit policy for the firm's corporate loan portfolio.
David holds a B.A. in business and economics from Lafayette College.