Reliable, Experienced, Motivated

Robert B. Nichols, CPA

Managing Director

Bob is a CPA with an MBA and has more than twenty-eight years of financial service industry and audit management experience. Prior to joining Durkin Group, Bob managed national audit and risk management functions at IBJ Whitehall Financial Group and  PNC Bank; both of which had commercial portfolios in excess of five billion dollars.

Bob has an extensive background in due diligence, due diligence training, collateral evaluation and monitoring, fraud detection and collateral liquidation. He has had responsibilities that include preparing annual budgets, reviewing financial reporting, and developing an in-house internal audit program. Bob has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at New York University and Ramapo College teaching both undergraduate and graduate business and accounting courses. Bob has been a lead instructor for the Commercial Finance Association’s Field Examiners School for over ten years and in 2002, received the CFA’s Harry H. Chen Memorial Instructor Award of Excellence.