Ms. Wachter is responsible for the quality of our compliance services delivery and directly supervises all of our SC+S compliance consultants. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) with over 25 years’ experience in community bank lending and compliance. Before joining Sheshunoff Consulting + Solutions, she led the compliance consulting and audit practice at a regional CPA firm. The firm’s bank and credit union clients ranged from de novo to over $6 billion in assets and were located in New England and New York. Her experience includes both Federal and State compliance regulations. She managed and trained staff, designed audit programs, performed quality control, finalized reports, presented findings to Audit Committees and Boards of Directors, and delivered more complex consulting and audit projects. She also performed risk assessments, developed audit plans, assisted clients with preparation for regulatory exams, and designed monitoring programs to support their implementation of comprehensive compliance management systems.
Prior to becoming a compliance consultant, “Willy” had more than 17 years of experience working in community bank lending and compliance positions. She was a VP of Residential and Consumer Lending, as well as a Compliance Officer, BSA Officer, and Security Officer. She has managed both loan originations and servicing functions and has an extensive background and strong expertise in all areas of consumer regulatory compliance, including CRA, HMDA, Flood, and Fair Lending, as well as BSA/AML.