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Jay Lucas Atlanta

235 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303




Jay Lucas

Director, Risk Advisory

Jay Lucas has over 25 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry, where he has gained extensive knowledge in risk management, organizational restructuring, commercial lending and business finance. During the Great Recession, he worked as a contracted investigations manager for the FDIC, where he performed in-depth financial investigations and expert loan reviews for both bank and regulatory violations. During this time, Jay traveled across the United States, assisting with various financial industry-related matters and working closely with regulatory, federal and government agencies by managing and liquidating over $6 billion in assets through receiverships. He has been involved in multiple due diligence projects over the course of his career, assisting in mergers and acquisitions of hundreds of millions of dollars.

Professional memberships and activities

  • National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL) – Member
  • Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee Bankers Associations – Member



Areas of Focus

  • Credit reviews and risk grading
  • Small Business Administration standard operating procedures compliance reviews
  • Credit due diligence
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Specialized audits


Financial Services


University of Georgia, Graduate School of Banking

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