Compliance Resource, LLC is a source of compliance assistance for financial institutions. The company was founded in 2001 after CEO, Jack Holzknecht, saw a need for financial consulting. Jack was continuously hearing from his seminar attendees that, “I wish I could take you back to the bank with me.” This is our main goal and objective. The company strives to give financial institutions all the tools and resources needed to comply with the ever changing laws and regulations.
Meet Our Staff
Board of Advisors
JACK HOLZKNECHT, CRCM
He is the CEO of Compliance Resource, LLC. He has been delivering the word on lending compliance for 39 years. In 34 years as a trainer over 125,000 bankers (and many examiners) have participated in Jack’s live seminars and webinars. Jack’s career began in 1976 as a federal bank examiner. He later headed the product and education divisions of a regional consulting company. There he developed loan and deposit form systems and software. He also developed and presented training programs to bankers in 43 states. Jack has been an instructor at compliance schools presented by a number of state bankers associations. As a contractor he developed and delivered compliance training for the FDIC for ten years. He is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager and a member of the National Speakers Association. He is also a “BOL Guru.”
AMY H. FAUST
She is the Vice President of Marketing for Compliance Resource, LLC, a source of compliance assistance for financial institutions. Amy is an experienced sales and marketing executive who has helped launch many new products. Amy’s career began as an account executive for Clark & Riggs Printing. In this position she managed accounts and sought out new business prospects. She later joined IMC Licensing as a licensing sales associate where she worked with clients such as Kraft Foods, Pinnacle Foods, S.C. Johnson, Sunkist Growers, and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Her responsibilities at IMC included soliciting manufacturers on behalf of clients to help extend their brands via licensing into new product categories at retail. Amy has a BA in Business Administration from Bellarmine University and she is a member of the Bellarmine Alumni Association.
ROBIN COOPER, CRCM
She is the Director of Compliance for Compliance Resource, LLC, a source of compliance assistance for financial institutions. Robin’s career in banking began in 2004. Since then she has worked for financial institutions ranging from $100 million to $1 billion in asset size. She has worked in numerous compliance related roles, including BSA/Compliance Officer, Internal Auditor, Compliance Auditor and Compliance Officer. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Centre College and is a graduate of the American Bankers Association National Compliance School.
Brent is the Director of Operations for Compliance Resource, LLC, a source of compliance assistance for financial institutions. Having been in the industry over three years, Brent has participated in hundreds of webinars and online programs on lending and deposit compliance topics delivered to bankers across the United States. In addition to delivering training programs, Brent maintains the Compliance Resource website, oversees the security of our customer information and transactions, serves as a resource in the Community Forum, and manages the Compliance Marketplace. He has received the ABA Certificate in Deposit Compliance. Brent has a degree in Computer Engineering Technology from Sullivan Institute of Technology and Design and is working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies at Sullivan University.
SCOTT CARR, CRCM, CRMA, CAFP
Scott is the Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer at First Savings Bank located in Clarksville, IN. His main responsibilities include managing the overall enterprise risk function for the organization; establishing and monitoring operating benchmarks, developing and reviewing methodologies to minimize overall risk and maintain the reporting structure established for measure and managing the risk function. Scott has his Bachelor’s degree in Business Finance through Indiana University Southeast; he graduated the LSU Graduate School of Banking, and admirably served in the United States Navy. He is also a member of the Indiana Bankers Association Compliance Committee.
JEFF COPELAND, CRCM
Jeff is the Vice President and Compliance Officer at Glacier Bancorp, Inc. located in Billings, MT. His main responsibilities include working directly with management, lenders, the Compliance Team, and the FDIC; to ensure regulatory compliance. Jeff has his A.A. degree in Business Administration from Golden West College, and he is currently serving as chairman for the Montana Bankers Association.
KATHY MEADE, CRCM
Kathy is the Chief Compliance Officer at Citizens Guaranty Bank located in Irvine, KY. She is responsible for all compliance issues within the bank, including but not limited to Fair Lending, RESPA, Truth in Lending, Truth in Savings, SAFE Act, Flood Laws, Equal Credit Opportunity, Electronic Funds Transfer, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Fair Debt Collections Practices, Fair Credit Reporting, Right to Financial Privacy, Funds Availably Act, and all other regulations related to programs offered by the bank. Kathy graduated from the LSU Graduate School of Banking, the Kentucky Bankers Association General Banking School, and the Kentucky Bankers Association Essentials of Banking School. She was also the recipient of Compliance Resource’s Compliance Masters Group Member of the Year award in 2015.
TERRI STRAIT, CRCM, CAMS, CISM, CIA, AAP
Terri is the Senior Vice President, Audit and Compliance; Information Security Officer at Columbus First Bank located in Worthington, OH. Her main responsibilities include the development and implementation of the Enterprise Risk Management Program, Internal Audit Program, and Compliance Program (Deposit & Lending), and Information Security Program for the Organization. Terri has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Morehead State University; she is a graduate of the Georgia Bankers Association Operations and Technology school, and a graduate of the Community Bankers of Georgia Audit Program.
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