Our Executives & Analysts
In addition to financial information, Sageworks makes a team of analysts available to the media for comment on our industry data and trends.
Aaron Lenhart is the director of consulting for Sageworks, where he serves as a specialist in assisting financial institutions with accurately interpreting and applying federal accounting guidance. Aaron’s primary focus is the allowance for loan and lease loss provisions (ALLL). He also assists institutions with purchased loan accounting, portfolio stress testing, and management and board reporting.
Prior to joining Sageworks, Aaron served as a consultant for Wellington Financial Group. Aaron earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and his MBA from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Kevin Abbas is an analyst with Sageworks, where he also serves as a product manager. Prior to joining Sageworks, Kevin, a CPA, worked as an audit associate for KPMG. Currently, Kevin’s primary focus is working with the company’s Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses (ALLL) solution for financial institutions. In addition, Kevin works as an analyst leveraging his accounting knowledge in order to accurately interpret Sageworks’ proprietary financial data. Kevin graduated magna cum laude from Saint John’s University.
Libby Bierman is the vice president of marketing at Sageworks and serves as an analyst for the company. She has been with Sageworks since 2010 and has helped drive significant growth in Sageworks’ financial institution division in that period.
Prior to joining Sageworks, she served as a program advisor for the Institute on Business and Government Affairs at The Fund for American Studies and worked for the U.K. Parliament in research and constituent affairs. She received her B.B.A. in marketing from the University of Notre Dame, where she graduated summa cum laude.
Robert Ashbaugh is a senior risk management consultant at Sageworks and is responsible for assisting financial institutions with their risk management needs. Rob has more than twenty years of capital markets and commercial banking experience as both a portfolio manager and risk manager, with a primary focus on mortgage-backed securities, whole loan portfolios and commercial lending. Among his responsibilities were monthly ALLL calculations, institutional and concentration stress testing and risk analytics. He is a past holder of the Series 7, 52 and 63 licenses and has received formal credit training. Rob received his bachelor’s degree in both economics and international business from Temple University.
Tim McPeak is an executive risk management consultant at Sageworks, where he advises on risk and portfolio management with financial institutions nationwide. Previous to his current position, Tim led Sageworks’ strategic partnership program, through which the company partners with consulting, loan review, accounting, and other professional services firms.
Before joining Sageworks in 2011, Tim spent several years as an associate with investment banking firm Babcock & Brown, focusing on commercial real estate and infrastructure finance. Tim began his career in retail and business banking with Key Bank of New York. He received his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University.