ROGER FENDELMAN is a founding member of the financial services law firm Garris Horn and is CEO of national mortgage compliance services provider Firstline Compliance. He is a veteran regulatory compliance expert and mortgage technology pioneer, providing expert guidance to mortgage lenders and technology vendors for over 20 years.
Roger served as counsel for First American Mortgage Solutions and as the executive compliance leader of Interthinx, where he was the creative force and legal mind behind PredProtect, a cloud-based mortgage regulatory solution. Under Roger’s leadership, PredProtect (which earned a 2014 HousingWire Compliance All-Star award) became an industry standard for compliance, processing one million loans each year for 250 banks, lenders and investors. Prior to Interthinx, Roger served in compliance and operational roles at Nexstar Financial and CitiMortgage.
Recognized for his expertise in mortgage regulatory compliance and technology, Roger is a regular panelist at industry conferences, has led countless webinars and has authored dozens of articles. He’s an active member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, having been a part of the MBA’s Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance and QC/Fraud committees, and previously contributed as an MBA School of Mortgage Banking real property law trainer.
Mortgage Law & Regulation
Roger is an attorney with more than 20 years of experience in mortgage regulatory compliance - including roles at Interthinx, Nexstar, CitiMortgage and First American.
Roger was the driving force behind PredProtect - a cloud-based compliance system that has reviewed millions of loans for HOEPA, HPML, QM, TILA and state law violations.
Over 80 articles, podcasts and videos. Speaker at dozens of industry conferences. The face of compliance for Interthinx.