W. Barefoot bankhead

W. Barefoot Bankhead has been a Texas licensed CPA for 40 years.  He has served in the banking industry for more than 35 years as an auditor, regulator, senior executive, board member, and consultant.  From November 2007 until retirement in June 2017, Mr. Bankhead was a partner in Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP (“Deloitte FAS”) and served as the National Banking & Securities Industry Leader for Deloitte FAS from 2008 to 2010.  He also served as the fraud audit specialist for some of Deloitte and Touche’s largest financial industry audit clients.

Mr. Bankhead has assisted clients involved in investigations or litigation with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), Federal Reserve Board, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”), Federal Trade Commission, Department of Labor, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, National Credit Union Association, Farm Credit System and multiple state banking agencies and attorneys general.  Additionally, Mr. Bankhead has been retained on multiple occasions by the SEC and FDIC to serve as an expert in litigation matters.

Areas of Practice
  • Banking/Financial Services Disputes and Investigations
  • Securities Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
Prior Relevant Employment
  • Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, Partner
  • Navigant Consulting/Peterson Consulting, Managing Director
  • Banking Industry Roles: Audit Director, Chief Financial Officer, and Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Professional Accounting Fellow
EDUCATION
  • B.B.A. (Accounting), University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Certifications / Organizations
  • Certified Public Accountant

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Areas of Practice

Banking/Financial Services Disputes and Investigations

Securities Litigation

Complex Commercial Litigation

 

Prior Relevant Employment

Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, Partner

Navigant Consulting/Peterson Consulting, Managing Director

Banking Industry Roles: Audit Director, Chief Financial Officer, and Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions

Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Professional Accounting Fellow

 

EDUCATION

B.B.A. (Accounting), University of Texas, Austin, Texas

 

Certifications / Organizations

Certified Public Accountant