Rohin Tagra is the Founder & CEO of Azimuth GRC. Rohin Tagra has 20+ years of experience in the financial services, banking regulatory, and technology space. Rohin founded Azimuth GRC to develop an innovative approach to a very manual and costly industry. Rohin’s vision came to life helping businesses demonstrate compliance with laws, increase the accuracy of regulatory exam responses, reducing the cost of preparing for the exam, and automation of regulatory change management.
Prior to founding Azimuth GRC, Rohin was a Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase in their Mortgage and Oversight & Controls Divisions. He was responsible for leading many of the regulatory efforts and settlements post the financial crisis.
Rohin built out the Risk and Compliance functions at Lender Processing Services (Black Knight). He managed the execution of their Consent Order to closure.
Rohin held executive level positions at Bank of America in Operations and Technology. Rohin led the execution team to integrate the Risk and Compliance functions of Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.
Rohin holds a Bachelors in Economics from Emory University. He lives in Jacksonville with his wife and two children.
Stephen Garrett serves as Chief Technology Officer for Azimuth GRC. Stephen has more than 15 years of experience in the mortgage industry and more than 20 years of experience in technology. He has worked with teams of all sizes to build enterprise-class solutions. Much of Stephen’s experience has focused on creating and implementing default management solutions for some of the country’s largest mortgage servicers.
Stephen has worked for both Black Knight and Sagent, completing projects involving Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, REO, Loss Mitigation, and Claims, as well as significant technical initiatives such as cloud migrations and acquisitions.
Stephen holds a Masters in Business Administration from Jacksonville University and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. He lives in Jacksonville, FL, with his wife and daughter.
Kimberly Redd serves as Vice President of Product Management for Azimuth GRC. Kimberly has more than 30 years of experience in the mortgage industry and more than 25 years of experience in mortgage servicing systems and data. She has worked in both large bank and non-bank environments with mid to large servicing portfolios in a variety of leadership roles.
Kimberly’s experience has included process and technical solutions as well as operational and external reporting in most aspects of servicing. She has participated or led projects in new or changes to ancillary systems, process automation, portfolio transfers/acquisitions, investor/insurer/regulator compliance.
Kimberly lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and adult children.
Art Yeames, Ed.D. serves as Director of Sales for Azimuth GRC and has 20+ years of experience in the enterprise software sales and sales management space. Throughout his tenure, he has worked extensively in the Governance, Risk, and Compliance and Data Security Management solution areas, with strong concentration in the financial services and technology verticals.
Art previously held executive sales roles at Informatica, RSAM, and FIS. He has obtained a Doctor of Education from University of Southern California; a Master of Science, Business Administration from University of La Verne; and Bachelor of Science, Economics from University of Connecticut. Art served in the United Sates Army as a US Army CH-47D Aviator for over 10 years. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with his wife, Laurie.
Lester Dominick is the founder and owner of Mortgage Flex Systems.
In 1980, while working as a consultant at Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young), he identified the need for information technology consulting services specifically for mortgage lending. Lester founded Mortgage Flex Systems and focused solely on the mortgage lending industry, introducing the first microcomputer based loan origination system, in 1984. Lester is also a co-founder of Digital Risk, LLC.
He continues to lead the company as CEO and chief product architect.
Recognized in 2008 as an “Industry Pioneer” by Mortgage Banking Magazine, Lester is widely acknowledged as an industry expert. Mortgage Flex has been recognized as an industry leader by receiving numerous awards including Housing Wire’s Tech100, Mortgage Executives Top 50 Mortgage Service Providers and Banking CIO Outlook’s Top 10 Lending Management Technology Solution Providers.
Lester is a former CPA and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science from Duke University and an MBA in Management Information Systems and Finance from the University of Southern California.
John Katzenmeyer has been focused on the financial technology industry for the past two decades. During that time, John was a senior investment banker covering the payments, investment / wealth management tech, lending technologies, financial software, and other tech-enabled financial services sectors. He has advised executive management teams and boards on a wide variety of strategic transactions, including both cross-border and domestic transactions. John also executed public and private capital raising transactions on behalf of his clients totaling over $50B, including the evaluation of several principal investing opportunities. Prior to joining Mosaik, John held senior financial technology investment banking positions at Macquarie Capital, Stifel, UBS and Banc of America Securities.
John began his career as a corporate securities lawyer. John received his BA, cum laude, from Duke University, and a JD from New York University School of Law.
Renee Lewis Glover is the founder and managing member of the Catalyst Group LLC, a national consulting firm focused on urban revitalization, real estate development, community building, urban policy, and business transformation.
Renee was elected to the Board of Directors of Fannie Mae in January 2016 and the Board of Trustees of Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. in December 2015. Renee served on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity International from November 2006 to November 2015, and during her last two years, as Chair of the Board.
Renee also served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta from January 2009 to December 2014. Renee serves as a member of the Board of Advisors of the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute of Urban Research and has served on several national bipartisan housing policy commissions. Glover has received numerous recognitions over the years and was inducted as a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration in November 2007.
Most recently, she was honored by Housing Wire as one of 40 “Women of Influence” in Real Estate.
Don has been a successful senior executive with more than 35 years of leadership experience with a strong emphasis on marketing, brand building, start-ups, technology solutions and talent development. In addition to sitting on the Azimuth Advisory Board, Don is also Chairman of the Board for The Imagine Group and an Advisor / Chief of Investor Relations for HomeValet.
Don has a long history of success. Previously, he served as President of Innovairre and CEO at SourceLink, Direct Group, CC3, Petsky Prunier and a division of Advo.
Don is highly respected for his deep skills in building integrated organizations organically and through acquisition, as well as for his business turnaround and transformation experience. To date, Don has led 15 successful acquisitions in marketing technology and data services.
Over the years, Don has also contributed his expertise to the marketing industry, serving on many industry boards. This includes being elected twice as Vice Chairman of the Direct Marketing Association, the world’s largest trade association supporting both nonprofit and commercial direct marketers. Don is also a frequent speaker on emerging trends in big data and integrated communications.
Ms. Warren, Owner and Principal of SSW Consulting LLC, has over 25 years experience in banking, audit and consulting services.
Ms. Warren was the Chief Control Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from 2012 to 2016. In this role, she established the Oversight and Control function and designed the framework for the identification and management of operational risk for all products and services offered by JPMorgan Chase. Ms. Warren also managed supervisory regulatory relationships globally, implemented more comprehensive operational risk and control technology and established numerous programs to manage risk in areas such as new business initiatives, vendor management and employee conduct and culture.
Prior to this role, Ms. Warren was the Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. responsible for overseeing the Firm’s financial statements and disclosures to investors, the SEC and bank regulators; the financial control environment; and, financial management information technology. Ms. Warren also managed the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) stress testing process for the Firm.
Ms. Warren held several additional finance roles at JPMorgan Chase since joining in 2000 and has expertise with accounting and financial reporting matters, mergers and acquisitions, investment banking products and reputation risk management.
Prior to JPMorgan Chase, Ms. Warren worked in Citigroup’s Treasury Finance function and was an auditor with Price Waterhouse.
Ms. Warren currently serves as Board Chair for the Ridgewood YMCA, Director and Audit Committee Chair for Cantaloupe Systems, Member of the Competitiveness Council for Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, and advisor to Doma Holdings, Inc. and Brex, Inc.