Regulatory, compliance, and technology experts

We empower financial services companies with dynamic solutions that ease the burden of complex and expensive regulatory management.

Claudia Rendon

Assistant Controller

Claudia Rendon

Assistant Controller

Kim Wert

Loan Program Manager

Kim Wert

Loan Program Manager

Hailu Gebremenfes

Senior Software Engineer, RiskExec

Hailu Gebremenfes

Senior Software Engineer, RiskExec

Diane Jenkins

Director, National Mortgage Compliance Practice Group, AsurityDocs Of Counsel, Sandler Law Group

Diane Jenkins

Director, National Mortgage Compliance Practice Group, AsurityDocs Of Counsel, Sandler Law Group

Diane Jenkins focuses her practice on mortgage banking regulatory compliance, assisting mortgage lenders and brokers in complying with compliance laws and regulations.

She has extensive experience practicing as in-house counsel and compliance officer for both mortgage originations and servicing companies. In addition, she has worked in the corporate law section of a private law firm where her practice included business law, estate planning, and employment law.

Lisa Torgerson

HR Director

Lisa Torgerson

HR Director

Nathan MacGregor

Principal Software Engineer

Nathan MacGregor

Principal Software Engineer

David Greenwood, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

David Greenwood, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. David Greenwood is the Chief Technology Officer at Asurity. He oversees all aspects of the technology vision, strategy, and execution for the firm, ensuring our innovative compliance solutions meet rigorous standards for quality, security, and resiliency.

David has significant breadth and depth of executive leadership experience in IT management, technical strategy, solution design, and technology planning, development and delivery. Prior to Asurity Technologies, David served as Chief Information Officer at Promontory Financial Group, where he had executive leadership over corporate information systems and business applications. David was also a Managing Director, Technology, in the U.S. tax business of PricewaterhouseCoopers, with a focus on leveraging new technology to deliver innovative products and services. Prior to PwC, David was a senior technology leader and business line CIO at Genworth Financial. He previously served as the Vice President of Architecture and Engineering at Federal Reserve Information Technology, leading a portfolio of application and infrastructure initiatives aimed at modernizing the U.S. payment system. He began his career at IBM, where he held a number of senior management and technology leadership positions.

David holds a Ph.D. from University College London and a Master of Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Ryan Yanulites

Senior Software Engineer

Ryan Yanulites

Senior Software Engineer

John Murphy

Senior Software Engineer, RiskExec

John Murphy

Senior Software Engineer, RiskExec

Cheryl Bump

Director, Product Development

Cheryl Bump

Director, Product Development

Franci Webster

Director of Strategic Relationships

Franci Webster

Director of Strategic Relationships

Julia Sweeney

EVP, Software Products

Julia Sweeney

EVP, Software Products

Anurag Agarwal, PhD

President, RiskExec

Anurag Agarwal, PhD

President, RiskExec

Dr. Anurag Agarwal is the president of Asurity’s compliance risk analysis and report platform RiskExec.

He is a recognized expert in fair lending, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), and related areas. As the main architect, designer, and developer of the platform, Anurag continues to lead the development of the RiskExec line of compliance technologies.

During his career, Anurag has consulted with and advised large financial institutions in the areas of compliance, fair lending, statistical analysis, and regulatory risk management.

Pat Chatt

Paralegal

Pat Chatt

Paralegal

Debbie Hughes

Closer, AsurityDocs

Debbie Hughes

Closer, AsurityDocs

Darci Johnson

Group Director, Marketing

Darci Johnson

Group Director, Marketing

Sherry Sepeda

Accounting Associate

Sherry Sepeda

Accounting Associate

Yvette Swanston

Director of Administrative Services

Yvette Swanston

Director of Administrative Services

As director of administrative services, Yvette oversees the long-range planning, direction and day to day management of all administrative operations and functions at Asurity.

Yvette has more than 30 years of experience working with C-Suite Executives and Senior Government Officials in various administrative roles. She has more than 20 years of experience working for various law firms including Gaston & Snow, Morgan Lewis & Bockius and Mayer Brown. Yvette has worked with Managing and Senior Partners on corporate mergers and acquisitions, registration statements, litigation, employment law and real estate. She worked for more than 8 years at the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) both on Wall Street in NY and in Washington D.C. Her role in New York included serving as the right arm to the Executive Vice President and General Counsel and working closely with the CEO, Board of Directors and Management Committee members. While at the NYSE in Washington, D.C. she served as the Budget Administrator, the PAC (Political Action Committee) Administrator and the right arm to the Chief Lobbyist and Head of the office. In that role, she worked daily with senior lobbyists and was the direct liaison for schedulers and staff on Capitol Hill and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and handled all public affairs matters and administrative logistics. Most recently, Yvette served as Practice Administrator for the Chief Operating Officer and as Executive Assistant to the CEO and Founder of Promontory Financial Group in DC.

Kelly Salloum

Client Support Analyst, RiskExec

Kelly Salloum

Client Support Analyst, RiskExec

Edward Kramer

Senior Advisor

Edward Kramer

Senior Advisor

Ed Kramer is a Senior Advisor on the Asurity team. Ed brings decades of financial services experience and a wealth of expertise in regulatory and compliance matters, the mortgage and software industries, and business management and development.

Mr. Kramer serves as a Director of the recently created ICE Mortgage Technology (IMT). IMT combines the innovation and expertise of Ellie Mae, Simplifile and MERS, as the only provider focused on automating the entire mortgage process – from consumer engagement through loan registration and every step in between. IMT offers the only digital network that applies robust data connections across the industry to virtually every loan in the market.

Ed is also the Independent Director of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS). He has served in that capacity since April 2011. MERS serves as the mortgagee in the land records for loans registered on the MERS® System, and is a nominee (or agent) for the owner of the promissory note.The MERS® System is a national electronic registry system that tracks the changes in servicing rights and beneficial ownership interests in mortgage loans that are registered on the System.

From April 2016 to March 2020 he was a member of the Senior Advisory Board for Treliant, LLC, a multi-disciplinary compliance, risk management and strategic advisory firm for the financial services industry and consumer-oriented businesses.

Mr. Kramer was Executive Vice President, Regulatory Affairs at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services from late 2006 to the end of 2015. Prior to this position, Mr. Kramer was Deputy Superintendent of Banks in charge of the Consumer Services Division of the New York State Banking Department, which is responsible for performing consumer compliance and fair lending examinations and administering the Community Reinvestment Act. The division also coordinates economic development and CRA outreach activities with banks and community organizations.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Kramer served as First Senior Vice President and Director of Residential Mortgage Lending at The Dime Savings Bank of New York, and was Executive Assistant to the Superintendent of Banks.

Mr. Kramer is a member of the Northeastern Regional Board of Directors of Operation Hope, Inc. and serves on the Advisory Board of Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City (NHS). He is a lecturer at Pace University Center for Governance, Reporting & Regulation.

Mr. Kramer received his MBA in Management, with distinction, from Pace University.

Cheryl Corcoran

Senior Business Analyst

Cheryl Corcoran

Senior Business Analyst

Steven Good

Senior Director, Client Support

Steven Good

Senior Director, Client Support

Chris Cox

Senior Software Engineer, RiskExec

Chris Cox

Senior Software Engineer, RiskExec

Susan Lloyd

Closer

Susan Lloyd

Closer

Laura Willis

Client Services Specialist

Laura Willis

Client Services Specialist

Rhonda Smith

Account Representative

Rhonda Smith

Account Representative

Brad McFarling

IT Director

Brad McFarling

IT Director

Brad McFarling is the Information Technology Director for Asurity.  

Mr. McFarling has been with AsurityDocs since 1987 and has been working in the legal, software industry since graduating with a B.S. Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics in 1985.  

Besides his duties as IT Director, he is also the senior software developer and systems architect for AsurityDocs’ document preparation system. Mr. McFarling pioneered many of today’s document preparation technologies such as remote document delivery, dynamic document templates and business to business integrations before they became the industry mainstays they are today.  Mr. McFarling has also published articles in various trade journals.

Fredna Weatherread

Administrative Assistant

Fredna Weatherread

Administrative Assistant

Jeff Cochran

Strategic Initiative Manager

Jeff Cochran

Strategic Initiative Manager

Jeff Cochran has joined Asurity as the Strategic Initiative Manager. With 25+ years in the financial services industry, Jeff is a seasoned, professional leader with a successful history of managing software development teams, technology software implementations, business process re-engineering as well as product and project management. Throughout Jeff’s career, he has held a variety of leadership positions across an array of leading companies, including Supreme Lending, Caliber Home Loans, and MetLife Bank.
In his role, Jeff collaborates with business leaders and teams across the organization to drive technology enhancements, system implementations and re-engineering internal processes with an eye toward gaining efficiencies and building scalability.

Eric Krichinsky

Network Engineer

Eric Krichinsky

Network Engineer

Elle Perkins

UAT Lead Tester

Elle Perkins

UAT Lead Tester

Loc Khuong, MBA, PhD

Chief Financial Officer

Loc Khuong, MBA, PhD

Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Loc Khuong is Chief Financial Officer at Asurity, where he manages all aspects of finance, leasing, treasury, risk management, financial reporting, financial analysis and audit.

Loc has spent more than 20 years in senior management positions as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance and Senior Director of Finance within various industries, including financial services, technology, healthcare, pharmaceutical distribution, manufacturing and services.

Loc is a seasoned financial leader with an accomplished background in building corporate infrastructure, financial systems and controls, financial planning and analysis, and internal, external reporting, audit and private placement. He has been consistently successful as an internal consultant in linking accounting, financial, and analytical skills to executives to deliver solutions. Loc has international experience with successful activities in Merger & Acquisition in the US, Europe, Mexico, Latin America and Asia.

Loc Khuong is an Accounting graduate from Loyola University of Chicago, holds an MBA and a Doctorate in Accounting from NSU.

Katey McBurney

Director, Client Success & Engagement, RiskExec

Katey McBurney

Director, Client Success & Engagement, RiskExec

Katey McBurney is the Director of Client Success & Engagement for RiskExec at Asurity.

Katey has expertise in client experience, building and fostering strong relationships with her customers, collecting feedback, and addressing any questions or concerns that her clients may have. Katey is the former Associate Director of Customer Success at WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company. There she helped build their customer experience program.

Katey’s primary duty is to be the main point of contact to clients that have purchased licenses for Asurity’s RiskExec product. RiskExec is a browser-based SaaS compliance analysis and reporting solution that automates HMDA, CRA, and fair lending processes. Katey’s duties include owning the entire client lifecycle, from pre-sale support to implementation and through the client’s lifespan with the product.

Sue Farris

Document Specialist

Sue Farris

Document Specialist

Alan Johnson

Senior Software Engineer

Alan Johnson

Senior Software Engineer

Andy Sandler

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Andy Sandler

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

As an entrepreneur, investor, and strategic advisor to the financial services industry, Andy also leads Temerity Capital Partners, the Sandler family office and private investment company, which invests in and advises early-stage FinTech and RegTech companies. He founded Treliant Risk Advisors, a preeminent privately owned and operated financial services industry consulting firm; and founder of The Sandler Family Foundation, which focuses on impact investing and supporting social entrepreneurship. Andy also previously led Buckley Sandler, a premier financial services law firm.

For the past 30 years, Andy has been a trusted legal advisor and counsel in significant litigation and enforcement matters to the financial services industry first as a Partner at Skadden and later as Chairman and Executive Partner of Buckley Sandler. Chambers USA has recognized Andy as “one of the leading stars of the financial services regulatory firmament.”

Andy holds a JD and MBA degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Wharton School of Business; an MA from the University of Warwick (U.K., Rotary Foundation Fellow), and a BA from Union College. He is a fellow in the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. His leadership roles at the American Bar Association Litigation and Business Law Sections have included Chair of the Consumer and Civil Rights Committee and Vice Chair of the Banking Law Committee.

Andy has been named a recipient of HousingWire’s 2019 Vanguard Award in recognition of his achievements and influence within the housing industry.


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Brett Lewis

VP of Software Development, RiskExec

Brett Lewis

VP of Software Development, RiskExec

Brett Lewis is the VP of Software Development, RiskExec. He leads design, development, implementation, and support of the RiskExec line of compliance technologies in addition to providing innovative, custom solutions for RMS clients. He has continually sought to improve the offering by listening to the needs of clients, taking advantage of new technologies, and integrating cutting edge statistical and geospatial tools and services.

Brett has spent 15 years providing software tools, service, and support to the regulatory compliance industry. In addition to his work in technology, he has worked with a broad range of institutions in gathering, managing and submitting HMDA and CRA data. He has also operated as a consultant and manager on numerous large-scale loan review projects for some of the nation’s largest lenders. As a programmer analyst for ERS Group he developed a work order management system for a major energy provider and a real-time simultaneously ascending auction system for commodities trading in addition to his work on multiple compliance products. He has also served as an IT consultant for numerous businesses in various industries providing guidance and support as well building and maintaining custom solutions for property management, energy trading, and retail point of sale.

Sandy Moneyhun

Technology Analyst

Sandy Moneyhun

Technology Analyst

Beverly Donawho

VP, Compliance Products and Services, RiskExec

Beverly Donawho

VP, Compliance Products and Services, RiskExec

Beverly Donawho is the VP of Compliance Products and Services, RiskExec. Beverly is responsible for advancing the RiskExec product as we look towards lending compliance for the next generation. She will also help build the services offerings of RiskExec including CRA Exam Readiness Assessments, CRA/HMDA Data Integrity Audits, Fair Lending and Fair Servicing consulting services. Beverly brings with her experience in the CRA modernization efforts of regulators and provides a banker’s point of view on implementation and future regulations.

Beverly is the former Vice President and CRA Officer of American National Bank of Texas. During her 19 years of experience with financial institutions, Beverly managed successful areas in CRA, HMDA, and Fair Lending programs, as well as regulatory implementation projects and regulatory examinations. She has been able to share her successes with peers, as both a regional and national speaker on CRA, HMDA and Fair Lending topics. Prior to Beverly’s work with financial institutions, she held positions in manufacturing and distribution industries.

Philip Smith

Software Engineer, RiskExec

Philip Smith

Software Engineer, RiskExec

Lori Mills

Senior Compliance Specialist

Lori Mills

Senior Compliance Specialist

Andrew Rivera

Software Engineer

Andrew Rivera

Software Engineer

Luke Wimer

Chief Operating Officer

Luke Wimer

Chief Operating Officer

Luke Wimer is Chief Operating Officer of Asurity. He manages the daily operations of the firm and is responsible for executing its mission, vision, and strategy.

Prior to Asurity, Luke served as EVP of Global Operations and CIO for MoneyGram, International; Principal at Thomas H. Lee Partners, the Boston-based private equity firm; Vice President of Technology at Capital One; and as Director, PwC Consulting. Luke holds an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.

Chris Gray

VP of Business Development

Chris Gray

VP of Business Development

Chris Gray has 13 years of experience managing partnerships with his clients by providing meaningful solutions to complex problems. Through software, services, and industry insights, Chris has helped his clients make meaningful real-time business decisions while ensuring compliance in their respective jurisdictions.

As VP of Business Development Chris has experience in selling enterprise solutions and advisory services to C-Suite level executives. Chris specializes in HMDA, CRA, Fair Lending, Redlining as well as enterprise ERM/GRC, ALM, Stress Testing, BSA/AML, & Anti-Fraud products, and services.

Carol Berger

Implementation Manager

Carol Berger

Implementation Manager