McGurl Risk Advisors LLC

 Expert Witness and Consulting Services

Mortgage and Financial Services Compliance and Risk Management 

Talk to Steve today or one of his many associates

McGurl Risk Advisors collaborates with many experts in the financial services field. Talk to one of them today. McGurl Risk Advisors is ready to help by meeting with you one-on-one, face-to-face at your office.


Call us today 804.245.1501 or email us at to arrange a discussion.

Regulatory Work

Steve has worked within the regulatory arena, especially providing compliance audit services and “get ready” for the regulator efforts.  Steve’s career has been centered on managing operations enterprises for all size institutions. His regulatory compliance experience has included developing and managing departments for Quality Control, Policies and Procedures, and training to assist originations, processing and underwriting departments  with their understanding of the pertinent regulations.


FDIC Compliance Exam Preparation: Primary consultant retained by FDIC regulated financial institution to prepare for Compliance Exam.  Included HMDA scrub; creation of enterprise wide compliance program, and corporate compliance job descriptions.

FDIC Fair Lending Review:  Subject Matter Expert for team responsible for working with business managers of a top 20 federally regulated financial institution under DOJ investigation. Identifying disparate treatment or impact risks and testing controls.  This included providing control analysis, recommendation and implementation.

Portfolio Evaluation: for Wall Street firm to assess REO practices, default management practices and quality control policies for portfolio valuation purposes.

Fraud Investigation: Accounts review for fraud investigation related to asset values. 

Independent Foreclosure Review:  Engagement Supervisor of large review team tasked with establishing client’s compliance with HAMP guidelines and reviewing foreclosure practices. 

Business Line evaluation: of practices, policies and procedures for Fair Lending compliance.

Active with industry peers in reviewing platforms for potential engagements in Reverse Mortgages, Loss Mitigation Strategies and Small Bank Mortgage Company structures.

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