Rheanna Rodriguez

Rheanna Rodriguez is the SVP, Director of Specialty Regulations at FFB. She is responsible for the oversight for the bank's risk assessment program, including risk management of the bank’s new or existing products, services, or vendors. Her responsibilities include oversight for the bank’s Fair Lending program, including ECOA, FHA, and FCRA. She provides oversight for Unfair and Deceptive Acts or Practices and other specialty regulations. She conducts the CRA data analysis and self-assessments. Prior to her work at FFB, she was a commissioned Compliance Examiner for the Southern California territory at the FDIC.

  • SVP, Director of Specialty Regulations at First Foundation Bank (FFB)
  • Oversees the risk assessment program
  • Previously a commissioned compliance examiner for the Southern California territory at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for eight years
  • Led numerous compliance and CRA examinations at institutions ranging from $40 million to $60 billion in total assets size
  • BA in business administration with a concentration in marketing from the California State University, San Bernardino
  • MA in management from the University of Redlands
Rheanna Rodriguez

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  1. How To Get An Outstanding CRA Rating
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    How To Get An Outstanding CRA Rating
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period.

    CRA expert and former FDIC examiner Rheanna Rodriguez will share the best practices to support an outstanding CRA rating. You will learn how to use data monitoring, qualitative and quantitative characteristics of community development activities, and sustained engagement of CRA activities.

    Topics Covered

    • What elements are considered for your institution’s CRA rating?
    • How do small, intermediate-small, and large bank tests differ?
    • What are the best practices for developing a comprehensive CRA program?
    • What steps should you take to monitor and maintain your CRA program?
    • How can you complete a self-assessment of your CRA program?
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    How To Get An Outstanding CRA Rating
    Rheanna Rodriguez
    $149.00
  2. CRA Rating Bootcamp
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    CRA Rating Bootcamp

    CRA expert Rheanna Rodriguez will walk through a comprehensive plan you can follow to establish a robust program in your institution. You will learn how to embrace your community and please regulators.

    Topics Covered

    • What should be included in your institution’s CRA program
    • Why creating a committee is necessary
    • Why understanding the strategic plan is important
    • What you should include in your monitoring program
    • How you should analyze your CRA applicable data
    • How to leverage existing practices
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    CRA Rating Bootcamp
    Rheanna Rodriguez
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  3. How To Build A Strong CRA Program
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    How To Build A Strong CRA Program

    CRA expert Rheanna Rodriguez will help you identify and leverage existing bank practices to build a strong CRA program regardless of the size of your bank.

    Topics Covered

    • What should be included in your institution’s CRA program
    • Why creating a committee is necessary
    • Why understanding the strategic plan is important
    • What you should include in your monitoring program
    • How you should analyze your CRA applicable data
    • How to leverage existing practices
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    How To Build A Strong CRA Program
    Rheanna Rodriguez
    From $189.00
  4. CRA: Community Development Activities
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    CRA: Community Development Activities
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period. Tuesday, August 9, 2022; 12:30 PM Eastern

    CRA expert Rheanna Rodriguez will show you the value of community development activities and provide step-by-step instructions you can incorporate into your 2022 plan.

    Topics Covered

    • Quality community development activities
    • Evaluation of community development activities
    • Different evaluations based on bank size
    • Break down of each community development hook
    • How to provide context to your institution’s community development activities
    • Documentation best practices
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    CRA: Community Development Activities
    Tuesday, August 9, 2022; 12:30 PM Eastern
    Rheanna Rodriguez
    From $189.00
  5. CRA: Transition From Small To ISB Or ISB To Large Bank Test
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    CRA: Transition From Small To ISB Or ISB To Large Bank Test

    CRA expert Rheanna Rodriguez will walk through a comprehensive plan you can follow to establish a robust program in your institution. You will learn how to embrace your community and please regulators.

    Topics Covered

    • How to prepare for a transition from a small bank to an ISB
    • How to prepare for a transition from an ISB to a large bank
    • Importance of a CRA strategy and goals
    • Importance of creating a CRA program
    • Importance of monitoring lending levels and trends
    • Creation of a self-assessment
  6. Fair Lending - Build A Better Program
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    Fair Lending - Build A Better Program

    Fair lending expert Rheanna Rodriguez will walk you through necessary policies and best practices. You will learn how to conduct a fair lending review of your institution’s lending programs using the FDIC fair lending scoping and conclusions memo.

    Topics Covered

    • What should your fair lending program include?
    • How can you enhance your existing fair lending program?
    • What are the fair lending risks at your institution?
    • How can you conduct a fair lending analysis?
    • What are the best practices for reviews, data collection, and analysis?
    • How will FDIC leadership changes affect fair lending scrutiny?
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    Fair Lending - Build A Better Program
    Rheanna Rodriguez
    $189.00

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