CU Ops & Compliance Support Specialist
Sebastian Valenzuela is Inclusiv’s newest CU Ops & Compliance Support Specialist.
Sebastian has spent the last decade of his professional journey strengthening and building his compliance background in the non-depository banking industry, specializing in mortgage compliance. Prior to Inclusiv, he has held various roles throughout his compliance career, including Internal Auditor and Compliance Analyst.
As Internal Auditor, he conducted crucial first-time audits for Broadview Mortgage pertaining to consumer protection laws regulated by the CFPB including TRID, Reg Z, Reg B, ECOA, and HMDA audits. As Compliance Analyst for Parkside Lending, Sebastian held compliance advisory responsibilities which included conducting research on recently amended and newly proposed federal and state laws and regulations that impacted the consumer lending industry and acted as a compliance resource for colleagues. In his role as Compliance Analyst for Finance of America, Sebastian was given the opportunity to work for an institution that held more of a nationwide presence which allowed him to gain exposure to a wider range of state specific laws and regulations. Sebastian graduated with a BA in Economics with a concentration in Accounting from UC Santa Cruz in California and possesses a bilingual fluency in Spanish and English.