Richey May, a certified public accounting firm serving the financial services and real estate industries, announced Seth Cohen as its new director of business development for the firm’s mortgage banking practice.

“Seth has deep experience in the mortgage industry, having served in various positions from loan officer to owning and operating a mortgage company,” Managing Partner and co-Founder Ken Richey said.

“He understands the financial, regulatory and operational complexities of this industry first-hand, and is able to bring his insight to our clients to address both their opportunities and challenges,” Richey said.

Previously, Cohen held positions at Structured Portfolio Management, Bank of America, Fannie Mae and KPMG.

In his new role, Cohen will be responsible for identifying and developing new client relationships.