Tatum is an accomplished compliance professional with over 15 years of experience in consumer protection laws, regulations, and risk management. With a strong focus on consumer compliance and conduct risk, Tatum has successfully assessed, enhanced, and developed Compliance Management Systems (CMS) for top global financial institutions, community banks, credit unions, and mortgage companies.
Tatum specializes in supporting institutions preparing to cross or having recently crossed the $10 billion asset threshold, subjecting them to regulatory authority from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and enhanced oversight from key regulators like the National Credit Union Association (NCUA). Furthermore, Tatum is recognized as an industry expert in complaint management, monitoring and testing, customer experiences, fair and responsible banking, and monitoring pandemic-related requirements.
Prior to joining Promontory, Tatum held legal, managerial and consulting roles, including serving as a compliance attorney and a consulting auditor for the OCC's foreclosure-related look-back review. Tatum holds a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration and Law from Western Carolina University, as well as a J.D. from Capital University Law School.