Leadership Team

MA Leadership - Driving success across the organization
Mark Almeida
President
Mark Almeida

Mark Almeida has been President of Moody’s Analytics since January 2008. Prior to this position, Mr. Almeida was Senior Managing Director of the Investor Services Group (ISG) at Moody’s Investors Service, where he was responsible for sales and development of Moody’s portfolio of research products and services.

Mr. Almeida joined the Corporate Finance division of Moody’s Investors Service in 1988. Based in London in the early 1990s, he organized a marketing team to position Moody’s for the business opportunities anticipated from the development of the European debt capital markets. Mr. Almeida was named Group Managing Director, Investor Services in 2000, and was promoted to Senior Managing Director in 2004.

Prior to joining Moody’s, Mr. Almeida worked in marketing and regional economics for Chase Econometrics, a consulting subsidiary of The Chase Manhattan Bank. He holds a B.A. from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and an M.B.A. from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

Gus Harris
Executive Director
Gus Harris
Gus Harris is Executive Director of the Economics and Structured Analytics group, which offers expert analyses of economic and consumer credit trends, as well as integrated structured finance solutions for cash flow analysis, loss estimates, and valuations. Mr. Harris has extensive experience in regulatory stress testing and has helped launch several stress testing solutions at Moody’s Analytics.

Mr. Harris previously served as Managing Director of the New Products Group, a team he helped establish in 2006. Since joining Moody’s in 1995, he has also worked on the Managed Funds team, as well as in the Derivatives group as an analyst and, later, as a Managing Director.

Prior to joining Moody’s, Mr. Harris spent seven years at Price Waterhouse as an audit manager specializing in mutual funds, hedge funds, and other pooled vehicles including pension funds. He performed and managed several audits of hedge funds, including fund of funds, and a major money center commercial bank.

Mr. Harris has a BS in Economics and Accounting from New York University, an MBA in Finance from Columbia University, an MS in Statistics from NYU, and an MS in Information Systems from Pace University. He also holds CFA and CPA designations.
Robert King
Executive Director
Robert King
Robert King serves as the Executive Director - Sales, Customer Service, and Marketing for Moody’s Analytics. Prior to his current role, Mr. King was the Managing Director - Global Enterprise Risk Solutions Sales for Moody’s Analytics. He also worked as Head of Sales in the EMEA (2010-2012) and Asia-Pacific (2008-2010) regions, focusing on growing the Moody’s Analytics presence in both mature and emerging markets.

Mr. King joined Moody’s in 1999, holding various sales positions in the London office, until moving to Hong Kong in 2006. He holds a B.A. in History from the University of Sussex and a M.A. from the University College London, University of London.
Ari Lehavi
Executive Director
Ari Lehavi
Ari Lehavi is an Executive Director at Moody’s Analytics, overseeing the Training and Certification division with recently added responsibilities for Marketing and Events. He originally joined Moody’s in 2001 and became Managing Director of Product Development and Strategy in 2006.

Previously, Mr. Lehavi spent several years as a strategy consultant, helping corporate executives define and execute strategies to drive profitable growth. Before consulting, he worked as an investment banker focused on financial services and technology.

Mr. Lehavi serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Bank Street College Liberty program for leadership and education of underserved youth.

Mr. Lehavi has joint Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees with honors from Stanford University, where he received the Sobieski Award in Economics. He also has an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago.
Dan Russell
Executive Director
Dan Russell

Dan Russell has been Executive Director of Moody’s Analytics since November 2007. In this role, he is responsible for marketing the research produced by Moody’s Investor Services and managing Moody’s Analytics proprietary market based credit metrics. In addition, Mr. Russell oversees all facets of Moodys.com.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Russell was a Managing Director of the Investor Services Group at Moody’s Investor Services where he was responsible for a portfolio of new business initiatives. Mr. Russell joined Moody’s in October 1992.

Before joining Moody’s, Mr. Russell worked at Bankers Trust (now Deutsche Bank) in a number of business development roles for three years. He began his career at Fireman’s Fund Insurance as an actuary.

Mr. Russell holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management.

Renée Reisel Tack
Executive Director
Renée Reisel Tack
Renée Reisel Tack is the Chief Administrative Officer for Moody’s Analytics. Ms. Reisel Tack is responsible for coordinating operational efforts across all Moody’s Analytics lines of business and ensuring that the company has the processes, systems, and information necessary to meet its technology and functional requirements.

Ms. Reisel Tack joined Moody’s Investors Service in 1985 and has served in various management positions in several Moody’s divisions. She was most recently Managing Director for Planning, Governance, and Controls in Moody’s Information Technology Group. As Managing Director, she led teams that developed and supported rating, research, and analytic applications; managed a planning and governance function; and implemented the company’s cyber security program.

Ms. Reisel Tack holds a B.S./B.A. in Management from Boston University.
Stephen Tulenko
Executive Director
Stephen Tulenko
Stephen Tulenko serves as Executive Director - Enterprise Risk Solutions for Moody’s Analytics. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Tulenko was Executive Director - Sales, Customer Service and Marketing from 2008 to 2013.

Mr. Tulenko also worked as Group Managing Director, Global Head of Sales for the Investor Services Group within Moody’s Investors Service, a unit dedicated to providing credit research and risk management tools to buy-side and sell-side institutions. A Managing Director in the organization since 1998, Mr. Tulenko has also managed marketing and product development teams within Moody’s.

Mr. Tulenko joined Moody’s in 1990. He holds an undergraduate degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. in Finance, Marketing and International Business from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
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