Chief Risk Officer
As Chief Risk Officer at BHG, Ed Durant oversees the company’s Credit Risk Management and Risk Modeling, and is responsible for risk corporate accounting, budgeting, auditing, and risk management. He also leads BHG’s accounting department and policies, and is focused on growing the internal risk division.
An integral member of BHG since 2003, Ed has held positions in accounting, documentation, loan placements, credit underwriting, IT and most prior to his current position—Chief Financial Officer. He created the original credit matrix scoring system, the first aggregated loan amortization tracking system, and the margin calculation—a model to estimate lifetime net revenue on each individual loan transaction.
Ed was named to Central New York’s 2018 40 Under 40 list, recognizing leadership in both the workplace and community. He also received an award from the Business Journal News Network recognizing private company CFOs.
A contributor to his church and Pass ‘Da Rock, a Syracusebased non-profit giving inner-city youth a safe place for sporting activities, Ed is passionate about charity.
Ed graduated from Colgate University with a bachelor’s degree in economics.