Board of Directors

Introducing our 2019 Dallas Area Compliance Association Board of Directors


Jerrica Anderson


Jerrica Anderson manages the overall compliance program at Texas Republic Bank, N.A. and brings over 15 years of regulatory compliance experience including BSA and CRA. Jerrica graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and a minor in Finance with Magna Cum Laude Honors. Jerrica holds the designations of Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) and Certified Community Bank Compliance Officer (CCBCO). Jerrica is a family mentor for North Collin County Habitat for Humanity and is a devoted Rotarian. She has served on the Board of Directors for DACA since 2011.


Gary Schweers

Vice President - Conference

Gary is responsible for onsite project management and risk control with Moss Adams. His experience in bank finance, operations, regulatory compliance and risk management spans more than 25 years, with specialties in the development and review of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) programs, regulatory compliance, deposit operations, risk assessments, HMDA and the Community Reinvestment Act. Prior to joining Moss Adams, Gary was most recently a Senior Vice President of Regulatory Risk for a leading business bank in San Antonio. Gary has also worked as a regulatory consulting manager, consultant and public accountant, mainly related to the financial services area.

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Mike Cockrell

Vice President - Programs & Hospitality

Mike has 24 years of general banking experience; 14 focused on Compliance. Since 2016, he has served as the Compliance and CRA Officer of PointBank (in Pilot Point), directing the bank’s compliance management program and supervising two Compliance Assistants. Mike has two adult children, Daniel and Mercy, and actively volunteers at his church, Hope Fellowship, as the Parking Ministry Captain, Men’s Bible Study Facilitator/Administrator, 12th-grade Boys Small Group Leader, Men’s Life Group Leader, and Motorcycle Ministry Administrator.


Susie Janssen

Vice President - Membership

Susie is Vice President of Internal Control for Bank of DeSoto, a $180 million community bank. Susie began her banking career in 1982 and has been at Bank of DeSoto since its inception in 1986. She supervises audit, compliance and IT for the Bank. Susie joined the DACA Board in 2009 and served as Vice President of Programs from 2011 through 2014; and currently serves as Vice President of Membership.


James McGee

Vice President – Technology

James McGee, Senior Compliance Officer at Colonial Savings, works closely with the Bank’s business partners, providing insight into the regulatory and legal requirements impacting their daily activities and ensuring adequate controls are in place to mitigate compliance risks.


James has 12 years of experience with Pre-Funding Reviews, Quality Control Audits, Early Payment Default Reviews, HMDA Audits, Legal Compliance Reviews, Servicing Transfer/Audits, DU, LP, FNMA, FHLMC Guidelines, FHA, VA, GNMA Guidelines, Loan Modifications, Bond Loan Programs and Business Process Improvements.


James serves on both Colonial’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and the Compliance Department’s Communication and Engagement Committee. In addition, James is Colonial’s representative to Junior Achievement of Fort Worth, the Chamber of Commerce, and other non-profit organizations in Tarrant County. James is preparing to obtain the Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager designation and to participate in the Mortgage Bankers Association Future Leaders Program, in 2017.

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Alyson Trout

Vice President - Communications

Alyson Trout is the Chief Risk Officer for Pegasus Bank, responsible for management and oversight of the Compliance and BSA Departments while also conducting various Internal Audits. Her banking career started on 9/11 and since that time she’s worked in almost every community banking department, with a few detours to provide compliance and regulatory oversight to vendors or align with other DACA partners in the compliance/audit field. She obtained her CRCM in 2013 (through a DACA recommendation and scholarship!). Alyson proudly joined the DACA Board in 2019 and is currently serving in the Communications role.


Alta Mantsch


Alta Mantsch, CRCM, CAMS, CCBCO, is the SVP, Senior Regulatory Compliance Officer at Tolleson Private Bank. Alta has 20 years of experience in financial institutions in various capacities, including branch and operational management, risk management and vendor management, in addition to regulatory compliance, including Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering regulations, CRA, HMDA, and everything in between. Alta received her Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist designation from ACAMS in 2007. Alta received the Certified Community Bank Compliance Officer designation from ICBA in 2011, and received the Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager designation in 2013. Alta has been a member of the Dallas Area Compliance Association for several years, and has held the position of Vice President of Conference in 2015 and 2016.

Bonnie J Nichols


Bonnie is Senior Vice-President of Texas Security Bank, a $250 Million community bank. She is the bank’s Chief Compliance Officer as well as Audit & Security Officer. Ms. Nichols has 35+ years of community bank operations, accounting, financial reporting, and compliance.


Debby Adair

Corresponding Secretary

Debby is a regulatory compliance professional with over thirty years of banking experience. She holds the Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) professional designation. Ms. Adair has served on the DACA Board since 2008. She served as the Association’s treasurer from 2009 to 2011 and is currently the Chairman of the DACA Scholarship Committee.


Gene Collett


Gene has held management and compliance roles in financial services for nearly 20 years and currently serves as the Regional Director of Finance, Risk and Compliance (FRC) Solutions for Capco. He is a speaker and frequent contributor of articles to financial publications on compliance and risk topics. His areas of expertise include lending, deposit operations, loan servicing, consumer complaints and fair lending/servicing. Gene has performed dozens of audits and risk assessments, as well as exam preparation work, for clients regionally and nationwide. He previously held compliance and management roles at Capital One and CitiFinancial. Gene holds the CRCM and CBAP certifications, and has an M.B.A. from the University of Texas.


Chris Suarez


Chris is a regulatory compliance professional with over ten years of banking experience. He holds the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) professional designations. Mr. Suarez has served on the DACA Board since 2007 and has served as Vice President of Technology and President.


Linda Crank


Linda is the Senior Vice President & CRA/Fair Lending Officer with Happy State Bank. She has over 32 years of financial industry experience with a background in regulatory compliance. Areas of focus include HMDA/CRA/fair lending with an emphasis on exam management, risk assessments, data integrity/quality reviews as well as performance analytics in addition to her work with non-profits. Prior to joining Happy State Bank she held management positions in HMDA/CRA/fair lending compliance as well as treasury, strategic planning/risk, marketing and pricing. Ms. Crank has served on the DACA Board since 2011 and was previously the association’s Conference Chair.


Rhonda Coggins


Rhonda Coggins, CRCM, first became a member of DACA in 1994 and has served on the DACA Board since 2004. She is the National Compliance Services Director for Sheshunoff Consulting + Solutions. She has over 31 years of banking expertise and experience. In her current capacity, Rhonda provides advice and opinion on a variety of regulatory matters to institutions on a nationwide basis. Previously, she supervised the quality control process for the firm, has conducted numerous consumer compliance audits and fair lending assessments and also regularly delivers employee and board training programs. She also previously served as a Vice President, State of Texas Compliance Officer, for one of the largest commercial banks in the United States. In 2010, Rhonda was a speaker at the ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference. She has held various positions on the DACA Board, including President. She currently serves as the VP of Communications.

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