Heidi is a regulatory compliance and internal audit executive with over twenty-five years of experience in the financial and professional services industries. Her clients include financial services organizations ranging from de novo banks to the largest institutions in the country. She has proven skills in project management; development and implementation of solutions; team leadership and communications. Her accomplishments include the successful management of large and complex compliance engagements involving tens of thousands of loan files, including a HMDA engagement which involved review and correction of over 100,000 reportable applications. She also launched a statewide program for compliance with fair lending requirements, including training of commercial, mortgage, and consumer lending professionals.

Prior to joining CrossCheck, her responsibilities included leading the internal audit and controls practice of the Wisconsin office of Jefferson Wells International, providing compliance support throughout the Midwest region of Banc One Corporation, a twelve-state $90 billion bank holding company, and managing and performing comprehensive internal audits and regulatory compliance reviews for companies of various sizes and industries.

Heidi is a frequent instructor for the Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA), and a presenter for the Chicagoland Compliance Association (CCA), the California Mortgage Bankers Association (California MBA), the Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association (IMBA), and the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA).

Heidi is also a published author on the topic of internal audit.

Education

Bachelors in Accounting, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Certifications

Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA)