Kirk Stephens, CRCMChief Compliance Officer, Breckenridge Group
“Providing sound guidance and governance during times of change is what makes my job challenging and rewarding. I am truly the Chief ‘Confidence’ Officer as that is what I strive to deliver to our clients each and every day.”
As Chief Compliance Officer of Breckenridge Group, Kirk spearheads our industry-leading compliance practices. In this role, he manages the implementation of sound compliance practices and oversees corporate governance best practices. In addition, Kirk provides financial risk management advisory and compliance services to banks and other mortgage lender clients of OSC. Kirk is a 20-year veteran of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), where he most recently provided strategic direction and advice on supervisory examinations and oversaw and managed the operations for the Senior Deputy Director of Supervisory Examinations in Washington, D.C. Previously, he was a regional FDIC case manager, directing the risk management examinations of financial institutions with $20M to $140B in assets. He began his career at the FDIC as a federal bank examiner. Kirk regularly contributes to national publications as well as speaks at national conferences on compliance-related issues as well as publishes a well-regarded lender compliance newsletter.