.Sr. Director, Conference of State Bank Supervisors
Rich is the Sr. Director Mortgage Education Programs at CSBS which owns and operates the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS). NMLS is responsible for approving schools, the education, and for administering the test which is required to be passed as a condition for becoming a licensed mortgage loan originator (MLO). Since 2009 and the financial crisis, Rich has been directly involved in working with state regulators to set policies and oversee the administrative processes associated with fulfillment of the education requirements of the U.S. mortgage industry as mandated by federal and state laws. Rich's prior experience includes working with UnitedHealth Group, the American Public University System, AOL, and the U.S. Navy. He is a graduate of the American Military University with a M.A. in Management (Organizational Leadership), and a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies.