Brian Waters
President, Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder

Brian is the President, Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder of findCRA where he brings over twenty years of experience in compliance management to his role leading operations, sales, and marketing. As an experienced CRA subject matter expert, Brian also manages the company’s CRA consulting services and client relationships.  Since co-founding findCRA in 2013, he has helped guide its growth from an ambitious idea to a nationally-recognized RegTech company supporting banks of all sizes with their CRA needs.

During his time in banking, Brian oversaw regulatory compliance in the areas of CRA, fair lending, HMDA, lending, deposit operations, and BSA/AML for Republic Bank & Trust Company’s retail operations and national programs. He also actively participated in regulatory examination management and managed compliance and CRA efforts during bank mergers and acquisitions.  He is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), Certified Controls Specialist (CCS), ABA National Compliance School graduate, and a columnist for the national ABA Risk and Compliance Magazine.

Brian has utilized his expertise to support community development efforts in Louisville including LHOME, Fund for the Arts, and Habitat for Humanity. He holds Bachelor’s of Arts degrees in Business Administration and English from Bellarmine University and is a native of Louisville, KY.