Bernadette Kogler
Managing Partner

Tysons Corner
(703) 282-3183

Bernadette is a co-founder of SmartLink Lab and has spent her career in the mortgage and structured finance marketplace working with issuers, servicers, trustees and investors.  Her work has focused on designing analytical and technology solutions for clients industry-wide.
Bernadette is also President and CEO of RiskSpan, an affiliated company of Smartlink.  In her role at RiskSpan, Bernadette leads the company’s strategy for solutions, sales and operations.

Throughout her career, she has supported many of the nation’s largest private financial institutions, Government Sponsored Enterprises and the Federal Government. Her knowledge of the industry spans the entire lifecycle, from mortgage origination, through servicing, to capital markets transactions and investor asset management. She spent ten years with KPMG’s Mortgage and Structured Finance Practice providing strategic services, operational and financial advisory services to clients. While with KPMG, she was responsible for managing multiple complex projects and providing business and technical support to various clients.

Bernadette started her career in the Treasury Department of Prudential Insurance Company. She is a respected expert on mortgage related issues and has authored several articles and published many research studies for a variety of clients.

Bernadette holds an MBA from Seton Hall University and BS in Finance from Villanova University.
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Suhrud Dagli
Managing Partner

Stamford, CT 06901
(203) 550-6500

Suhrud is co-founder of SmartLink Labs and leads all SmartLink product design.  His experience is centered around developing analytical tools to support mortgage data management, mortgage and securities analytics as well as securities trading and operations.

Suhrud is also co-founder of RiskSpan Inc, a SmartLink affiliated company.  Suhrud led the development of RiskSpan’s analytical framework for prepayment and credit models, and market monitoring tools, and has also provided a wide range of advisory services for Capital Markets clients. He co-founded RiskSpan in 2001 after a successful Wall Street career, which included positions as Head of Analytics and Model Development for UBS and Head of Systems and Analytics at Greenwich Capital.

Suhrud began his career at Reuters where he developed pricing models for MBS, database and reporting tools to assist in prepayment model development and risk management. Suhrud also supported derivative MBS by developing analytical models and tools, and designed and implemented a security backbone for risk management reporting.

He is an expert in a variety of commercial models and tools including Intex, CoreLogic data and commercial credit and prepayment models.
Suhrud holds an MS from Pennsylvania State University and a BS from Victoria Jubilee Technological Institute.
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