Mike Forester

  • Partner, CrossCheck Compliance LLC
  • Vice President, The Prieston Group/PBIS Insurance Services 2000 - 2007
  • Vice President, National Sales Director, Household Mortgage Services

Mike is a senior financial services executive with over 45 years of operations, financial and technology experience. The last 25 years he has focused specifically in the mortgage industry, covering conforming and subprime markets, securitization, compliance and fraud.

Prior to co-founding CrossCheck Compliance, Mike helped launch The Prieston Group, which provides fraud prevention and indemnification services to the mortgage industry. Previously, Mike spent 16 years with Household International (now HSBC), where he served in several executive roles, including national sales director of the correspondent mortgage business and chief financial officer of the consumer finance business, Household Finance.

Mike currently serves on the Legal, Quality, and Compliance Committee of the Mortgage Bankers Association, Risk Committee of the Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association, and Production Committee of the Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association. In the past he has served on the board and executive committee of the National Home Equity Mortgage Association, and on the Nonconforming Credit Committee of the Mortgage Bankers Association.