Senior Consulting Manager, Fair Lending
Jeffrey Robb, MBA, CRCM, is a Senior Consulting Manager and works with financial organizations to improve processes and implement technology solutions related to Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and fair lending compliance. Mr. Robb has over 20 years of Banking and Regulatory Compliance experience. Mr. Robb has supported numerous WKFS clients: analyzing their lending data; identifying areas of risk and focal points for ongoing fair lending analysis; creating ongoing analytical programs and training for internal staff; CRA self-assessments; assessment area reviews; HMDA data audits; best practices reviews for fair lending, HMDA, and CRA; business process analysis and recommendations for more efficient data processing and analysis; and to prepare for submission. Mr. Robb utilizes both industry benchmarks and testing for statistical significance to identify potential risks within your loan portfolio. Mr. Robb has instructed the Bank regulators on how to conduct Fair Lending Examinations and utilizing statistic within your fair lending program.
Prior to joining WK/PCi Mr. Robb was a Senior Vice President and Director of Compliance at Provident Bank in Cincinnati, OH. He has been through many CRA, HMDA, Fair Lending, and consumer compliance examinations and has received "Outstanding" CRA ratings from 7 of his last examinations by both the OCC and FRB. His experience includes working directly with, and responding to, the examiners during Compliance, CRA, and fair lending examinations. Mr. Robb has developed an expertise in CRA, HMDA & fair lending analysis, programs and statistics, and the systems and processes necessary for HMDA and CRA data processing and the resulting analysis of that data for differing internal and external audiences. Mr. Robb has written several articles on data analysis for CRA and fair lending and has spoken at numerous conferences including the ABA and MBA compliance conferences.
Mr. Robb recently completed his executive MBA, and has a BS in Aeronautics from Kent State University. He has graduated from both the ABA Compliance and Graduate Compliance Schools and has earned the CRCM certification. Jeff is also a pilot, a USCG licensed Captain with a 200 ton Masters rating for both Towing and Sailing.