Jeff serves as regulatory counsel at Policyworks, LLC. In working with individual credit unions on a variety of federal regulatory compliance matters, Jeff provides strategic compliance direction while assisting credit unions with the day-to-day implementation and understanding of federal laws and regulations. Jeff also helps credit unions by reviewing disclosures and other materials, as well as conducting training to support credit unions' compliance efforts. Prior to joining PolicyWorks, Jeff worked at the Dickinson Law Firm in the banking and business law groups and focused his practice on helping financial institutions of all sizes meet their regulatory compliance responsibilities.
Ann is the credit union protection product expert for CUNA Mutual Group in Madison, Wisconsin. Ann is responsible for the development of policies, guidelines and procedures for all products and value-added services of Credit Union Protection. She also obtains company information on claims, underwriting, risk management and outside vendors (ie: card processors, card companies) as it relates to products and services.
Gretchen's practice is primarily focused on representing and counseling financial institutions and other businesses. Gretchen has represented and counseled credit unions for over 20 years. Her expertise encompasses all areas of business and commercial representation, including regulatory compliance, consumer, commercial and municipal finance, charter conversions and mergers and acquisitions, from the planning stages through consummation of the transaction. She is a frequent speaker on financial services regulatory matters.
Gretchen is a member of the Maine and New Hampshire Bar Associations. She is a member and former chair of the Maine Bar Association's Consumer and Financial Institution Law Section and has been named the "Portland, Maine Best Lawyers Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year" for 2012.
Bill is director, Regulatory Compliance in the Lending Solutions area of the CUNA Mutual Group in Madison, Wisconsin. In that role, he is responsible for consumer regulatory compliance for LOANLINER, loanliner.com, and other products. Bill is nationally known for his expertise in consumer lending and operations. He is recognized as the nation's expert on open-end multi-featured lending. He has spoken at numerous conferences focusing on credit union and financial institution issues, was a main teacher in a team chosen by the NCUA to train state and federal examiners in consumer lending, and is a regular contributor and columnist in various publications on lending related issues.
Bill joined CUNA Mutual in 1986 as assistant counsel and has held various positions in CUNA Mutual's Legal Department and business areas. Before joining CUNA Mutual, Bill maintained a private practice, concentrating on commercial and business law. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Wisconsin in 1978 with a BA in History and received his Juris Doctor in 1981. He is a member of both the Wisconsin and American Bar Associations.
Bill served for 11 years on the board of directors of a Madison based credit union, including two years as chair of the board. The CUNA Mutual Group is headquartered at the Credit Union Center in Madison, Wisconsin, and provides insurance and financial services to credit unions and their members throughout the world.
Attorney, author, consultant and nationally recognized speaker, David is a partner in the law firm of Reed and Jolly, PLLC and founder of CU Doctor, a full service credit union consulting practice. Through Reed and Jolly, David provides guidance to credit unions concerning a variety of matters including the establishment and revision of credit union policies and procedures, organizational compliance, collections, security, contractual agreements, regulatory matters and corporate governance.
David is particularly noted as an expert in the areas of credit union operations, bankruptcy and collections. He has been selected to train NCUA Field Examination and Audit Staff on numerous issues including ID Theft Red Flags, S.A.F.E Act, Third Party Contract Management and Bankruptcy matters.
Andrea Stritzke, CUCE
As vice president of Regulatory Compliance for PolicyWorks, Andrea is responsible for the delivery of PolicyWorks' regulatory services and new product development while also working with individual credit unions to provide them with training and counsel on certain regulatory matters. In addition, Andrea assists credit unions with strategic compliance program management and is a nationally recognized speaker on credit union compliance issues. Prior to joining PolicyWorks, Andrea worked as a judicial clerk for the Iowa Court of Appeals.
Kristen Tatlock, CUCE
Kristen is Vice President of COMPASS 4 CUs, LLC, a credit union service organization owned by Belvoir FCU, where Kristen serves as senior compliance officer. COMPASS specializes in providing compliance and regulatory assistance to credit unions of all sizes. Kristen began her career with COMPASS in February 2011. Prior to joining the COMPASS team, she was the compliance and regulatory affairs director for the Virginia Credit Union League for more than 20 years. Kristen was responsible for providing compliance assistance to credit unions through publications, training and direct contacts. She developed all of the compliance training programs used by league staff and served as the liaison to the league's Regulatory Response Committee and Resolutions Committee.
Kristen is a CUNA certified Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE) and a certified Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist (BSACS). She has presented programs for CUNA's national Regulatory Compliance Schools, as well as the Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Virginia Leagues.