vice president of compliance & legal counsel
Ian is the Vice President of Compliance and Legal Counsel. He is responsible for overseeing multi-state regulatory compliance, organizational licensing, and reviewing the myriad of legal documents coming in and out of JMAC. A former government attorney and litigator, Ian has advised companies on employment matters, federal, state and local regulatory compliance, and as Vice President and Counsel, he assisted a growing mortgage lender in the implementation of new federal lending laws. He has also taught continuing legal education courses on disability inclusion and administrative law.
A native-Texan, Ian studied Entrepreneurial Management and Finance at Texas Christian University where he also played middle blocker for the nationally competitive club volleyball team. Ian also attended the University of Southern California – Gould School of Law where he earned a JD and a Graduate Certificate in Business Law. He lives in West LA and is engaged to Anna, his best friend. When not rooting for TCU or reading CFPB memos, he occupies his time with obsessive hobbies like coffee roasting and competitive cooking. A two-time Grilled Cheese Invitational Champion, he is always looking for new foods and exotic ingredients.