Kirk Stephens, CRCM

Chief Compliance Officer

Kirk spearheads our industry-leading compliance and governance practices and provides financial risk management advisory and compliance services to our lenders and mortgage servicers.

Kirk is a 20-year veteran of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), where he most recently provided strategic direction on supervisory examinations and managed operations for the Senior Deputy Director of Supervisory Examinations in Washington, D.C. Previously, he was a regional FDIC case manager, directing the risk management examinations of financial institutions with $20MM to $140B in assets. He began his career at the FDIC as a federal bank safety and soundness (risk management) examiner and is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager. Kirk regularly contributes to national publications, speaks at national conferences, and publishes our Compliance Insights newsletter.