Top 5 Skills Needed to be a Credit Risk Analyst


Interested in a financial services career? Credit Risk Analysts are in demand as long as you have these skills:   SAS/SQL, R and Python In today’s banking environment SAS/SQL is still the analytical industry standard. However, R & Python are quickly gaining steam and are being implemented in the cultures of industry disruptors like the… Read more »

Meet the Team: Stefan Lehtis, Credit Analytics Executive Recruiter


  Just like Smith Hanley, Stefan’s focus is nationwide.  He is a fan of the Mets and the Jets on the East Coast and the Bulls and the Blackhawks in the Midwest.  That’s a lot of cheering going on!  Stefan joined Smith Hanley after graduating from the University of Iowa and has quickly made an… Read more »

How Credit Outlook Impacts Hiring


U.S. Economy

  Stefan Lehtis, Executive Recruiter at Smith Hanley Associates, discusses how the current economic outlook will impact consumer credit recruiting. Forecasts for 2016 predict that consumer lending will have finally recovered from the recession by the conclusion of the year. TransUnion says it expects consumer credit markets, including mortgage and credit cards, to have fully… Read more »