Jim Cutrona - Briggs & Veselka

Advisory Services Director, CPA

About Jim



Jim has over 25 years of extensive background in internal audit, regulatory compliance, financial planning and analysis, financial institution operations, and technical accounting research and reporting with a focus in the banking industry. His experiences throughout the years also include trust/bank operations audits, BSA/AML/OFAC audits, Sarbanes-Oxley, HMDA/fair lending reviews, regulatory compliance audits, mortgage operations, risk assessments, credit administration, asset liability management, and profitability analysis.

Prior to joining Briggs & Veselka, Jim held the roles of Vice President of Risk Management, assistant controller, and internal audit director at multiple banks and Risk Advisory Consultant at Experis Finance.

While a consultant with Experis Finance, Jim was engaged as a Mortgage Loan Compliance Advisor – Subject Matter Expert for BMO Harris Bank in Chicago from April 2014 through December 2015. As a compliance advisor he reported directly to the Bank's Mortgage Lending Executive Management group and was responsible for:

  • Policy and Procedure implementation and process transformation
  • Establishing key compliance controls for mortgage origination process
  • Establish mortgage loan quality control compliance testing for the Bank's quality assurance department
  • Involved with TRID and mortgage application system implementation
  • Worked with the Bank's mortgage loan originators, underwriters, processors, and closers to ensure compliance with significant mortgage lending regulations.


  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member of the Indiana CPA Society


Certified Public Accountant – Indiana


  • Bethel College
    • B.A. in Accounting

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