Cancellation Notice

In light of the health risks represented by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the recent state of emergency declared in a growing number of states and the travel bans being imposed by many companies in our industry, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our 2020 Risk & Compliance Summit in Chicago, IL from April 5-7, 2020. We understand that the Risk & Compliance Summit offers a vital forum to hear from and interact with industry thought leaders and luminaries. Therefore, we will be investigating alternative ways to deliver some of this valuable content to you throughout 2020. Please look for more information to follow in the near future.ComplianceEase will refund all registration and sponsorship payments within 60 days. We thank you for your patience as we work through this administrative effort. Should you have any questions please contact event@complianceease.com.

  • If you booked a hotel room with the JW Marriott, please call them directly to cancel at 312.660.8200.
  • We understand that most major airlines are currently offering no penalty cancellations for booked flights.
  • If you also registered for the CSBS hosted LEF Mini Summit on April 8th, please expect a separate email from CSBS.

Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to seeing you at our 2021 Risk & Compliance Summit.

With best regards,  Dan Smith, Summit Chair

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Brooke Anderson-Tompkins

1st Priority Mortgage, Inc.

Brooke Anderson-Tompkins

1st Priority Mortgage, Inc.
President
It is this desire to achieve mutual goals through the power of collaboration that best describes Brooke Anderson-Tompkins’ business philosophy. Her commitment to building relationships...

Paul Anselmo

Evolve Mortgage Services Co.

Paul Anselmo

Evolve Mortgage Services Co.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Anselmo brings more than 30 years of experience in the banking and mortgage industries. Prior to founding Evolve Mortgage Services (Formerly MRN3), Anselmo served...

Keith Becker

Office of Housing - FHA

Keith Becker

Office of Housing - FHA
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Keith Becker is the Deputy Assistant Secretary and Chief Risk Officer in the Office of Risk Management and Regulatory Affairs at the Federal Housing Administration...

Kathleen Benway

Alston & Bird, LLP

Kathleen Benway

Alston & Bird, LLP
Partner
Kathleen Benway concentrates her practice on government investigations and corporate compliance related to consumer protection issues, including privacy, security, advertising, and marketing. She also supports...

Cindy Berman

Freedom Mortgage Coporation

Cindy Berman

Freedom Mortgage Coporation
SVP CCO & Regulatory Counsel
For more than 30 years, Cindy has served as regulatory counsel to national and state-chartered banks, mortgage lenders and mortgage servicers.  Cindy joined Freedom Mortgage...

Narayan Bharadwaj

Cognizant

Narayan Bharadwaj

Cognizant
Senior Client Partner
Narayan Bharadwaj is a Senior Client Partner with Cognizant’s Banking & Financial Services division. In his current role, Narayan helps mortgage banks and depository institutions...

Teresa Blake

KPMG

Teresa Blake

KPMG
Managing Director
Teresa is a Managing Director in KPMG’s Financial Services practice in Charlotte. She is also the lead of the firm’s Lending Transformation capability, which brings...

Nicole Booth

Quicken Loans

Nicole Booth

Quicken Loans
VP, Public Policy & State Gov.
Nicole Booth serves as Vice President of Public Policy and State Government Affairs at Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online home loan lender.  Nicole advocates...

Isaac Boltansky

Compass Point

Isaac Boltansky

Compass Point
Director of Policy Research
As the Director of Policy Research for Compass Point Research & Trading, Mr. Boltansky coordinates the firm’s Washington policy analysis and follows financial services policy...

Kevin Byers

CSBS

Kevin Byers

CSBS
Sr Dir Consumer Protection
Kevin Byers is Senior Director for Consumer Protection and Non-Depository Supervision with CSBS.  He is a Certified Public Accountant with over 25 years of experience...

Jim Chareq

Hudson Cook LLP

Jim Chareq

Hudson Cook LLP
Partner
Jim Chareq is a partner in the firm's Washington, DC office. Jim advises clients in connection with regulatory enforcement actions and examinations involving federal agencies...

Marcia Davies

Mortgage Bankers Association

Marcia Davies

Mortgage Bankers Association
Chief Operating Officer
Marcia Davies serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Mortgage Bankers Association.  In this role, she is responsible for ensuring cross-organizational alignment and facilitating the...

Dana Dillard

Mr. Cooper

Dana Dillard

Mr. Cooper
EVP
With over 30 years of mortgage servicing experience, Dana Dillard has worked at many large servicing organizations with a focus on the customer.  Currently, Dana...

Laura Escobar

Eagle Home Mortgage

Laura Escobar

Eagle Home Mortgage
President
Laura Escobar is President of Eagle Home Mortgage, the mortgage lending subsidiary of Lennar Corporation, the nation’s largest homebuilder. She leads a team of more...

Joe Furlong

MIAC Analytics

Joe Furlong

MIAC Analytics
Managing Director
Mr. Furlong joined MIAC in April 2010 and is the Managing Director of its Due Diligence Group.  He has 29 years of managerial and executive...

Troy Garris

Garris Horn, PLLC

Troy Garris

Garris Horn, PLLC
Managing Member
Troy Garris is a founder and managing member of Garris Horn PLLC.  Troy is a business owner’s lawyer, priding himself on a results-oriented, pragmatic approach...

Suzanne Garwood

JPMorgan Chase

Suzanne Garwood

JPMorgan Chase
Associate General Counsel
Suzanne Garwood is Executive Director and Assistant General Counsel in JPMorgan Chase’s home lending department where she assists with the bank’s compliance related to mortgage...

Sadie Gurley

Digital Risk

Sadie Gurley

Digital Risk
Senior Vice President
Sadie Gurley is responsible for overseeing Digital Risk's due diligence businesses, including new client engagements, production resources and activities, and project management for clients. She...

Rick Hill

Mortgage Bankers Association

Rick Hill

Mortgage Bankers Association
Vice President
Rick Hill is the Vice President of Industry Technology at the Mortgage Bankers Association. He is responsible for managing MBA’s technology initiatives within the real...

Valerie Hletko

Buckley LLP

Valerie Hletko

Buckley LLP
Partner
Valerie Hletko is a Partner in the Washington, D.C., and Chicago offices of Buckley LLP, representing a variety of financial services clients in complex civil...

Debbie Hoffman

Symmetry Blockchain Advisors

Debbie Hoffman

Symmetry Blockchain Advisors
Founder & CEO
Debbie Hoffman is Founder & CEO of Symmetry Blockchain Advisors, Inc. where she works with clients in their endeavors related to education, strategy, compliance and...

Cathy Hunt

Evolve Mortgage Services Co.

Cathy Hunt

Evolve Mortgage Services Co.
Chief Operating Officer
Cathy is the Chief Operating Officer at Evolve Mortgage Services. She has seen success at every stage of her 20 years in the mortgage industry,...

Lakshman Kannan

PwC

Lakshman Kannan

PwC
Partner
Lakshman is a Partner in PwC’s Financial Services Advisory and leads technology and products for risk and regulatory. He has more than 20 years of...

Jack Konyk

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Jack Konyk

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC
Executive Director
Jack has over four decades of experience in a wide array of positions in consumer banking and lending, concentrated in all aspects of mortgage finance,...

Laura LaRaia

First Guaranty Mortgage Corp.

Laura LaRaia

First Guaranty Mortgage Corp.
General Counsel
Laura C. LaRaia joined FGMC in August of 2018 and has worked in the mortgage industry for over 20 years, working both in-house and in...

Paula Leber

CMG Mortgage, Inc.

Paula Leber

CMG Mortgage, Inc.
VP of Compliance and Licensing
Paula Leber is the VP of Compliance and Licensing for CMG Mortgage, Inc. dba CMG Financial, which is a privately held mortgage banking company founded...

John Levonick

Ballard Spahr

John Levonick

Ballard Spahr
Attorney
John V. Levonick is a mortgage banking and financial services attorney who focuses on regulatory compliance and emerging technology. With nearly 20 years of legal...

David Lykken

TMS

David Lykken

TMS
Founder & Cheif Officer
David Lykken, a 43-year industry veteran, has been an owner-operator of three mortgage banking companies, a software company and several leading consulting companies. For the...

Sharif Mahdavian

Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Sharif Mahdavian

Kroll Bond Rating Agency
Sr. Director
Sharif Mahdavian is a Senior Director in the Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS) group at Kroll Bond Rating Agency where he performs various aspects of...

Ken Markison

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Ken Markison

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC
Of Counsel
Ken is Of Counsel at Weiner Brodsky Kider PC. Before joining the firm, Ken served for decades as a leader in the housing and financial...

Bill Matthews

CSBS

Bill Matthews

CSBS
Executive Vice President
Bill Matthews is President and CEO of State Regulatory Registry LLC (SRR), a subsidiary of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS).  SRR operates the...

Jed Mayk

Hudson Cook, LLP

Jed Mayk

Hudson Cook, LLP
Partner in West Chester, PA
Jed Mayk is a partner in the West Chester, Pennsylvania office of Hudson Cook, LLP and chair of the firm’s Mortgage Lending and Servicing Practice...

Sonya McCumber

ComplianceEase

Sonya McCumber

ComplianceEase
SVP Compliance Strategy
Sonya McCumber is the Senior Vice President of Compliance Strategy for ComplianceEase.  Sonya brings with her over 15 years experience as a senior risk and...

Stan Middleman

Freedom Mortgage Coporation

Stan Middleman

Freedom Mortgage Coporation
President & CEO
Stanley C. Middleman is the founder and CEO of Freedom Mortgage Corporation, one of the largest and fastest-growing non-bank lenders in the U.S. mortgage industry...

Chris Moore

CSBS

Chris Moore

CSBS
VP, NMLS Data Services
Chris began his career at CSBS in 2007 during the initial construction and launch of NMLS. In those early years he provided technical support for...

Lucy Morris

Hudson Cook, LLP

Lucy Morris

Hudson Cook, LLP
Partner
Lucy Morris is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Hudson Cook, LLP and chair of the firm’s Government Investigations, Examinations and Enforcement practice...

Maria Moskver

Cloudvirga

Maria Moskver

Cloudvirga
Chief Legal & Compliance Off.
Maria Moskver is the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer at Cloudvirga, a digital mortgage origination platform. A results-driven executive with over twenty years of experience...

Amy Mushahwar

Alston & Bird

Amy Mushahwar

Alston & Bird
Partner
Amy Mushahwar is a partner on the Privacy & Data Security and Cybersecurity Preparedness & Response teams. Amy has over 20 years of experience in...

Bob Niemi

Bradley

Bob Niemi

Bradley
Senior Advisor
Bob Niemi is a Senior Advisor and Certified Mortgage Banker for Regulatory Compliance with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP.  While not an attorney, Bob is...

Amanda Phillips

Ballard Spahr

Amanda Phillips

Ballard Spahr
Of Counsel
Amanda Phillips advises clients on the federal and state regulatory requirements governing mortgage lending, including business processes and practices, software, and documents. Before joining Ballard...

Ed Pinto

American Enterprise Institute

Ed Pinto

American Enterprise Institute
Director
Edward Pinto is the Director of the Center for Housing at American Enterprise Institute (AEI).  He has done ground breaking research on the role of...

Chad Polen

KPMG

Chad Polen

KPMG
Managing Director
Chad is a Managing Director in KPMG LLP’s Financial Services Risk, Regulatory and Compliance practice in Pittsburgh. Chad has spent over 15 years working in...

Craig Riddell

LoanLogics

Craig Riddell

LoanLogics
EVP Chief Business Officer
As Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer, Craig Riddell is responsible for establishing and developing ongoing relationships with LoanLogics' largest enterprise clientele, as well as...

Leonard Ryan

QuestSoft Corporation

Leonard Ryan

QuestSoft Corporation
Founder & President
Leonard Ryan is the founder and president of QuestSoft Corporation.  He has been associated with the mortgage industry for over 30 years and, for the...

Scott Samlin

Blank Rome, LLP

Scott Samlin

Blank Rome, LLP
Partner
Scott Samlin focuses his practice on representing financial institutions, corporations, and other entities in mortgage banking and consumer financial services issues. Scott regularly counsels clients...

Faith Schwartz

Housing Finance Strategies

Faith Schwartz

Housing Finance Strategies
President
Faith Schwartz created an advisory services firm in 2016 to support on-going efforts to modernize the housing finance marketplace, bringing mortgage into the 21st century....

David Skanderson

Charles River Associates

David Skanderson

Charles River Associates
VP,Financial Economic Practice
Dr. David M. Skanderson is a Vice President in the Financial Economics Practice at CRA.  He is a quantitatively focused economist with 20 years of...

Dan Smith

ComplianceEase

Dan Smith

ComplianceEase
Senior Vice President
Daniel Smith is the Senior Vice President of Government Relations for ComplianceEase, the nation’s leading provider of risk management solutions to the financial services industry....

Susan Stewart

SWBC Mortgage

Susan Stewart

SWBC Mortgage
CEO
Susan Stewart is Chairman-Elect of the Mortgage Bankers Association and CEO of SWBC Mortgage, a full-service mortgage banking firm headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.  Susan...

Sheila Strong

Amerifirst Home Mortgage

Sheila Strong

Amerifirst Home Mortgage
Senior Vice President
Sheila M. Strong is the Senior Vice President of Compliance and General Counsel at AmeriFirst Home Mortgage (“AmeriFirst”) in Kalamazoo, Michigan. As a member of the...

Laurie Sullivan

First Guaranty Mortgage Corp.

Laurie Sullivan

First Guaranty Mortgage Corp.
Chief Compliance Officer
Laurie Sullivan is the Chief Compliance Officer at First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation.  She has been in the mortgage industry over 25 years and during that...

Thomas Valles

Disney's McFarland, USA

Thomas Valles

Disney's McFarland, USA
Motivational Speaker
After graduating from McFarland High School in 1988, I attended College of the Sequoias. At COS, I Studied criminology and was All-state in Track. After...

Tony Vasile

CSBS

Tony Vasile

CSBS
Senior Director
Tony Vasile is Senior Director of NonBank Supervision & Enforcement for the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS). In his current role, Tony serves as...

John Vong CMB,CMT

ComplianceEase

John Vong CMB,CMT

ComplianceEase
Founder & Executive Chairman
John serves as Executive Chairman of ComplianceEase, the nation’s leading provider of risk management solutions to the financial services industry, which he co-founded in 2001....

Nanci Weissgold

Alston & Bird, LLP

Nanci Weissgold

Alston & Bird, LLP
Partner
Nanci Weissgold is a member of Alston & Bird's Financial Services & Products Group and a co-leader of the Consumer Financial Services Team. She advises...

Jeremy Windham

Alabama Banking Department

Jeremy Windham

Alabama Banking Department
Mortgage Licensing/Examination
Jeremy is employed by the Alabama Banking Department as the Mortgage Licensing/Examinations Coordinator.  Jeremy has been with the Department for 20 years. He is responsible...

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