Compliance Seminar


IMBA is restarting our annual Compliance Seminar to once again bring YOU valuable & timely presentations from industry experts, as well as a great networking opportunity!

Topics at this year's Compliance Seminar on Tuesday, April 19th at the Ritz Charles in Carmel include; Fair Lending, information security, mortgage fraud, updates and examination findings from the IN Department of Financial Institutions, and more!


Registration & Networking starts at 8:30AM, followed by speaker presentations and a panel discussion and Q & A from 9:15am - 3:00pm that includes:

  • Tom Dinwiddie, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • Nicole Buskill, Indiana Department of Financial Institutions
  • Scott Weghorst, Diehl Mortgage Training & Compliance 
  • Alejandro Orozco, CliftonLarsonAllen, and,
  • A Compliance Panel consisting of IMBA member experts!                                      


Alejandro Orozco, Director, Financial Institutions at CliftonLarsonAllen

Alejandro has over 15 years experience in banking and more than 20 years experience in community development and affordable housing. He brings technical experience in regulatory compliance management systems and programs as well as Fair Lending compliance program development.

His presentation, titled, 'Fair Lending: Is Your Program Ready', will go into numerous  elements of a fair lending compliance program, common challenges for lenders, and hot topics and areas of regulatory focus.

Tom Dinwiddie, Partner at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Tom Dinwiddie has been IMBA's Legal Counsel and Lobbyist for years. He is a partner at Dinsmore, and is one of the most respected real estate attorneys in Indiana.

Tom will be discussing the CFPB, where it has been, and more importantly, the direction it is going in under the Biden administration. The fundamental changes in policies with new CFPB Director, Rohit Chopra will be highlighted in his presentation.

Nicole Buskill, General Counsel for the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions

Nicole Buskill is the General Counsel for the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions.  She joined the Department in 2018, and in addition to serving as General Counsel, she is the Department’s ethics officer and the Secretary for the Department’s Members Board.  As General Counsel, Nicole advises the Department on depository, consumer credit, and administrative matters, involving federal and state law and federal and state regulations. She also coordinates the Department’s state legislative affairs, and previously served as counsel for local governments focusing on matters of procurement, public works, and eminent domain. 

Rob Green, Quality Officer at GVC Mortgage

Rob Green is currently the Quality Officer for GVC Mortgage, Inc.  He holds more than 17 years of residential mortgage lending experience and has worked in many facets of the industry.  In 2011, he was instrumental in the development and implementation of the compliance department within GVC Mortgage. He has earned numerous accolades for optimizing internal operations, building exceptional customer service and creating an effective and efficient internal web-based training program.

Rob is also currently a member of IMBA's Board and is the Education Chair.

Darrell Pennington, Chief Operations Officer for Mortgage Masters of Indiana

Darrell Pennington is the Chief Operations Officer for Mortgage Masters of Indiana. He brings nearly 20 years experience in marketing, project management, sales and mortgage operations to his role.  Prior to Mortgage Masters, he developed, implemented, and managed the operations for MorEquity, Inc..

His role is focused on developing operations that enhance the loan process and ensure that the operation maintains compliance with local, state and federal regulations.

Alise Phillips, Vice President and the Fair Banking Compliance Manager at First Merchants Bank

Alise Phillips is a Vice President and the Fair Banking Compliance Manager at First Merchants Bank, an $18 billion CFPB/FDIC regulated institution headquartered in Muncie, Indiana. Prior to starting at First Merchants Bank in 2020, Alise was Vice President of Compliance for a $2 billion bank for over five years and has also worked in communications, regulatory complaints and community relations roles. She is a proud graduate of Indiana University and IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law, as well as a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager. 

Scott Weghorst, Owner of Diehl Mortgage Training and Compliance

Scott Weghorst has worked in the industry since 1999 building a mortgage banking firm to one of the top 25 in Indiana in the late 2000's. After this success, Scott switched careers, staying in the mortgage banking industry, but now as the owner of the mortgage training firm, Diehl Mortgage Training and Compliance. As President of Diehl, a firm that has been in business since 1983 and focused on FHA training, he continues to offer that as well as develop a variety and content of courses, as well as effective delivery methods.

He is also a Past President of IMBA (2011), and during his term, started IMBA down the path of offering our Future Leaders Program.


Alejandro Orozco, CliftonLarsonAllen, Director Financial Institutions
Audience at the event
IMBA Member Panel (L-R) - Alise Phillips, First Merchants Bank, Scott Weghorst, Diehl Mortgage Training and Compliance, Darrell Pennington, Mortgage Masters of Indiana, and Alejandro Orozco, CliftonLarsonAllen
Nicole Buskill, Indiana DFI General Counsel
Rob Green, GVC Mortgage (Education Chair)
Scott Weghorst, Diehl Mortgage Training and Compliance President
Tom Dinwiddie, IMBA Legal Counsel and Lobbyist

2022 Compliance Seminar Photos

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