Sean W. McCarthy is the co-founder of Build America Mutual Assurance Company. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO),.following its acquisition of Financial Security Assurance (FSA) in July 2009. He was formerly President and COO of FSA. Joining FSA in 1988, he was a principal in the development of FSA's business in the municipal, international public and structured finance markets. Prior to becoming President and COO, he headed the Financial Guaranty Department. He also chaired the Association of Financial Guaranty Insurers (AFGI) from 2006 through 2011. He graduated from Georgetown University (BA,'82).
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