Jim Shankle is a highly experienced financial services executive with over twenty five years in both industry and consulting roles within financial institutions, ranging from community banks to large money center institutions as well as numerous non-depository entities such as mortgage originators, loan servicers and fintech companies. His senior management responsibilities have included financial and IT audits, regulatory compliance, strategic planning, quality assurance, staff training and development. Jim’s role as managing director with CrossCheck is to provide various consulting related services and expertise to financial services clients nationwide.

Prior to CrossCheck, Jim provided regulatory compliance and internal audit expertise for clients as a financial institutions services director at Jefferson Wells International. He has held various senior management positions including chief audit executive at an Ohio based savings bank and he spent three years in the former Soviet Union assisting with banking privatization efforts in the newly formed independent states.  Jim began his career at Banc One Corporation (JP Morgan Chase) where he was responsible for the financial audit and regulatory compliance functions of the corporate audit division.

Jim is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has written on topics such as mortgage servicing, internal audit and bank/fintech partnerships.


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration – Finance, The Ohio State University


Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA)