Mark Murdock is the Principal Client Advisor at Bridgehampton Strategy Advisors. Mark has more than 35 years of commercial banking & bank supervision experience focused on commercial credit risk management. Mark is a seasoned commercial credit executive with a background in asset-based, middle-market, government contracting, and small business lending for large money center banks such as J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America and for several community banks.
Mark leads the firm and sets its strategic direction for client acquisition, partnerships, and client relationship management. His primary role is to cultivate trusted, meaningful and successful client relationships by facilitating client decision making about raising capital, credit portfolio performance, and the formulation of credit risk mitigation strategies. He is also focused on establishing and building financing relationships with public & private funding sources that participate in the capital markets and commercial financing activities.
A serial entrepreneur, Mark previously founded and led two other financial services firms, Vantage Point Capital Advisors, Inc. New York, NY and Emissary Risk Analytics, LLC, Los Angeles, CA.
Vantage Point Capital Advisors, Inc., was a commercial banking consulting firm providing commercial loan underwriting, credit portfolio risk assessments, loan reviews, bank supervision exam services and asset-based lending field audits to banks and banking regulators on a contract basis. Mark led the firm as its President & CEO for almost two decades. In addition to providing direction and leadership, Mark headed the firm’s government contracting consulting activities, where he was the principal consultant, on contract with national bank regulators, performing risk-based credit examinations of nationally chartered banks nationwide. He was also responsible for leading the asset-based lending field audit business, which was dedicated to helping community banks evaluate and mitigate commercial credit risk connected to borrowers who relied on pledged assets to secure and support their financing requirements. Over the years, Mark has advised on billions of dollars in portfolio assets and commercial credit risk related to asset quality, borrowers, industries, and loan transactions.
Mark also founded Emissary Risk Analytics, LLC and was the firm’s Managing Member. The firm specialized in helping credit unions to identify, measure and mitigate lending risk connected to member business lending operations. The firm worked with credit union leaders to formulate and execute sound lending practices, programs, policies, processes, and procedures. In addition, clients were advised on early warnings of potential credit losses and compliance violations due to poor underwriting standards, inadequate collateral, documentation weakness or the lack of best practices.
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