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Sunday, April 29, 2018

  • CMCP TRACK: Introduction to Regulatory Compliance

    Location: Gold Ballroom 3,
    Conference Center Level 1


    Speaker(s)

    Vaishali S. Rao, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

    Jerra Holford Ryan, Senior Vice President, Compliance, First Choice Loan Services Inc.

    Sanford P. Shatz, Of Counsel, McGlinchey Stafford

    Breakout Session,

    CMCP Track

    This session provides a foundational overview of the role of the regulatory compliance professional and elements for success. Key concepts include the compliance management system, the rulemaking process, key mortgage laws and their provisions and insight on the various regulatory bodies. Attend for a refresher on the basics, plus useful compliance resources you can use when you return to the office.

    Speaker(s)

    Vaishali S. Rao, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

    Vaishali Rao, a partner in Hinshaw & Culbertson’s Chicago office, leads the Regulatory & Compliance practice in Consumer Financial Services. Prior to joining Hinshaw & Culbertson, Vaishali was a supervising attorney in the Office of the Illinois Attorney General for 8 years, where she managed high stakes fraud investigations and litigation, including over the financial crisis years. She coordinated and led national litigation teams of Attorneys General around the country, and worked closely with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, United States Department of Justice, and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Prior to working for the Attorney General, she served as Assistant Counsel to the Speaker in the Illinois House of Representatives, including on the impeachment trial of former Illinois Governor, Rod R. Blagojevich.

    Jerra Holford Ryan, Senior Vice President, Compliance, First Choice Loan Services Inc.

    Jerra H. Ryan is a mortgage professional with three decades of service in lending and the real estate community. Well versed in all areas of residential loan production, from lead generation and origination through processing, underwriting and closing, Jerra set the standard for loan quality excellence and led annual production in excess of $250-million during 18 years as a top-ranked originator and producing branch manager before moving into compliance as an executive. As Senior Vice President of Compliance at First Choice Loan Services Inc., Jerra drives the alignment between production and regulatory compliance. Jerra brings a unique fusion of experience as a sales leader, paralegal and consumer educator to her compliance role and uses compliance to support business strategy. She says, "Compliance should be the guardrail for production, not a roadblock. Black and white rules can create gray space. We best navigate that gray by defining our black within it, using production and consumer friendly policy, procedure and best practices to demonstrate our compliance." Currently a Director on the Board of Mortgage Compliance Professionals Association of America (MCPAOA) and past Vice-Chair of the MBA Regulatory Compliance Committee, Jerra proudly served as President of the Colorado Mortgage Lenders Association (CMLA) following many years with the Board of Directors. Jerra provides independent compliance and production consulting and works to raise the compliance IQ and fluency of colleagues and other mortgage professionals, frequently speaking or training at mortgage events and conferences.

    Sanford P. Shatz, Of Counsel, McGlinchey Stafford

    Sanford Shatz is Of Counsel to McGlinchey Stafford in Irvine, CA, and is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Consumer Financial Services sections. He has been a licensed attorney in California for more than 29 years, during which time he has actively litigated cases in the areas of commercial law, real estate, and consumer financial services, specializing in mortgage-related issues. In 1998, he joined Countrywide Home Loans where he organized and established that company’s California In-House Litigation Group. Mr. Shatz focused on all aspects of mortgage-related litigation, and has tried numerous cases to verdict. In 2008, after Bank of America acquired Countrywide, he managed outside counsel on a pool of several hundred litigation cases, and helped to develop case-resolution strategies. In 2010, he returned to private practice, and currently practices at McGlinchey Stafford, where he works on litigation and regulatory issues, and appeals. Mr. Shatz is active in the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee where he organizes and moderates a monthly call-in program on current issues in consumer financial services. He has published journal articles and papers, and organized and presented seminars on various aspects of current events in the consumer financial services and mortgage world.