Mr. O'Hara is a consultant in Data Acquisitions Services within the Innovative Solutions Group at TransUnion. He has been with TransUnion for over 6 years, all within the Data Acquisitions area, and has developed a strong knowledge base in all things credit reporting. Mr. O'Hara currently supports multiple tier 1 customers and is a lead for training new associates. In early 2017, Mr. O'Hara joined the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA) Task Force on behalf of TransUnion where he continues to put his knowledge of the industry to use.
Mr. Weeks is the Manager of Data Acquisition Services within the Innovative Solutions Group at TransUnion. With 11 years of experience at TransUnion in Data Acquisition Operations, Jared has been responsible for supporting various customers across all tier levels, managing the Alternative Data vertical, and overseeing general core credit data reporting industry knowledge. In 2016, Mr. Weeks further expanded his role to align operational support teams in North America, by combining management of the US credit reporting processes with those in Canada. In addition, Mr. Weeks has held a position for the past 5 years on the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA) Task Force on behalf of Transition. Chairperson- Effective 2017.
Mr. Willis is Co-Practice Leader of the firm's Consumer Financial Services Litigation Group. He devotes his practice to assisting financial services institutions facing government investigations and examinations, counseling them on fair lending risk and compliance assessments, and defending them in individual and class action lawsuits brought by consumers and enforcement actions brought by government agencies. Mr. Willis also chairs the firms Fair lending Task Force. His clients span the financial services industry and include banks and non-banks, mortgage banking lenders and servicers, debt collectors and buyers, third party service providers, student lenders and servicers, and auto finance companies. Mr. Willis has represented multiple financial services companies in responding to civil investigative demands issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in areas including auto finance, mortgages, credit cards, payment processing, credit card add-on products and debt collection. He speaks nationally on the subject of consumer financial services law and has been featured in numerous articles in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, American Banker, National Law Journal, BNA Bloomberg, and Bank Safety and Soundness Advisor.