Wall Street 50 - 2010

Vincent Walsh

Vincent Walsh/KPMG, LLP.

Vince Walsh, director of operational risk management practice within KPMG’s Financial Services Advisory Services, has a Wall Street career spanning thirty years. He has spent the past twelve years with KPMG’s Financial Services Advisory Practice. He is KPMG’s operations leader for banks and brokers responding to the new IRS cost basis reporting requirements effective next year. Vince is treasurer and executive committee member of the Securities Operations Section of the SIFMA Operations and Technology Society.
Vince is a member of the American Irish Historical Society and the Notre Dame Alumni Association, Northern NJ Chapter. He is a third-generation Irish American on his father’s side. His great-grandfather left Killala, Co. Mayo and came to the U.S. around 1858. According to Vincent, the Walsh family motto “Transfixus sed non mortuus” – “pierced but not dead” – grounds him with “a sense of determination, shared history, shared commitment and values and a shared sense of humor!” Vince lives with his wife Susan and two daughters, Samantha and Jacquelyn, in Chatham, NJ.