Brian Rose

Brian Rose has over 42 years of experience in the financial services industry in operations, underwriting, audit, loan review, and collections. In addition, he is a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Leasing Professional, and a Certified State Credit Union Examiner Supervisor. Since 2012 he has worked for the State of Oregon, Division of Finance and […]

Kelly Thompson Cochran

Kelly T. Cochran

Prior to joining FinRegLab, Kelly helped to stand up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where she served most recently as the Assistant Director for Regulations. In that capacity, she oversaw rulemaking and guidance activities under the Dodd-Frank Act, Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and various other federal consumer financial laws. Kelly previously was counsel at WilmerHale, where she […]

Benjamin Lawsky

Benjamin Lawsky is the Head of Regulatory Affairs and has been with NYDIG since its founding. He has also served as Head of Regulatory Affairs at Stone Ridge Asset Management since 2015. Benjamin was previously New York State’s Superintendent of Financial Services. In that role, Benjamin also spearheaded creation of the BitLicense, the first regulatory […]

Frank Kressman

Frank Kressman

Frank Kressman serves as the agency’s General Counsel and leads the NCUA’s Office of General Counsel. This office’s duties include representing the agency in litigation, executing administrative actions, interpreting the Federal Credit Union Act and the NCUA’s rules and regulations, processing Freedom of Information Act requests, advising the NCUA Board and the agency on general […]

Leila Javanshir

Leila Javanshir

Leila Javanshir is a business attorney with Miller Nash who focuses on matters involving privacy, data security, vendor contracting, intellectual property, and regulatory compliance for clients who operate in a variety industries, including financial institutions. A significant part of her practice includes counseling companies on comprehensive strategies for complying with privacy and data security regulatory […]

Hal Scoggins

Hal Scoggins

Hal Scoggins has been with Farleigh Wada Witt since 1991 and practices in the firm’s Financial Services and Debtor/Creditor groups. He represents credit unions, banks, and other financial service providers on state and federal regulatory compliance matters, formation and operation of subsidiaries, contract negotiation and dispute resolution, bankruptcy and collection, and other issues related to […]

Amy Hunter

Amy Hunter

Amy B. Hunter is the Director of Credit Unions for the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), a position she has held since November 2018. She leads a top-notch team of professionals who are the primary regulator for 50 state-chartered credit unions, with assets of over $69 billion, located throughout the state. Prior to […]

Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith is Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Resources for the Northwest Credit Union Association. In this role, he leads Strategic Link, which connects credit unions to the most relevant business solutions and emerging technology. Smith previously served as Chief of Staff for the Oregon Secretary of State where he led and coordinated a […]

Will Hall

Will Hall

Will Hall serves as the Director of Legal Advocacy for the Northwest Credit Union Association, providing compliance expertise to the Association’s member credit unions, helping them navigate the many compliance challenges they face. After graduating from Davidson College in North Carolina, Hall moved to the nation’s capital, where he worked for several years before attending […]