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Meet Our Team

 

A. Rex Johnson

Owner & Founder

A. Rex Johnson is a leading expert within the credit union and consumer lending industries. He has authored four best-selling books, including More Passion for Lending, as well as a series of instructional videos. In 1996, Rex created the first hands-on, interactive lending school for credit union...

David Johnson

CEO

David Johnson, CEO of LSCI, oversees the strategic direction as well as the day-to-day operations of the company. Prior to joining the LSCI team David was an Executive Account Manager for CDW Computer Centers in Vernon Hills, IL. David graduated from the University of Illinois in 2000 with a degree...

Ed Swanson

Vice President, Consultant

Ed Swanson, Vice President/Consultant at Lending Solutions Consulting, has 35 years of experience in the credit union industry. Ed has assisted hundreds of credit unions throughout the country strengthening consumer lending, loan underwriting, risk based lending, mortgage lending, indirect lending...

Karin Brown-Purtell

Vice President, Collections Consultant

Karin Brown-Purtell, Vice President and Consultant at LSCI, has 30 years of proven experience in collections and fraud management. As one of the industry's top experts, Karin specializes in the area of delinquency control and loss mitigation management, Karin's responsibilities at LSCI...

Jack Kelly

Vice President, Consultant

Jack Kelly joined the Lending Solutions Consulting, Inc. team in 2009 with 27 years of experience in sales and sales management in the luxury travel goods and business accessories industry.  Jack's career started with industry leader Hartmann Luggage where he won...

Bob Schroeder

Vice President, Consultant

Bob Schroeder, Vice President / Consultant of LSCI, has 30+ year experience in collections and lending.  Bob specializes in improving the financial performance of LSCI client credit unions.  Prior to LSCI, Bob spent 11 years with two of the largest credit unions in the country, rising to...

Lorrie Wohlfeil

COO/Consultant

Lorrie Wohlfeil is one of the most senior employees at LSCI having begun her career in 1995. Lorrie leads all aspects of sales, marketing, and business development for the company. She also spends quite a bit of time on-the-road each month working directly with our credit union clients. In addition...

Tracy Bruce

SVP Finance/Operations

Tracy began her career with LSCI in January of 2000. As SVP of Finance/Operations, Tracy oversees all aspects of the University of Lending and financial transactions for our clients. Additionally Tracy coordinates the set up of all the "road schools". Prior to working for LSCI Tracy...

Scot Vackar

Vice President, Sales

Scot Vackar, Vice President of Sales, has over 30 years of credit union experience, specializing in lending, business development, and branch operations. In his role, Scot is in daily contact with LSCI’s clients and prospects in order to assist them with their training and education needs....

Bill Hultstrand

Vice President, Business Development

As Vice President of Business Development, Bill oversees marketing operations for LSCI, promoting all University of Lending schools and other services. In addition, he works alongside our sales and operations teams to support our core business functions. Prior to LSCI, Bill worked for Lending...

Stephanie Czekalski

Managing Director, Marketing

Stephanie Czekalski, Managing Director at LSCI, has 15 years of marketing experience in the financial services space.  Stephanie oversees marketing strategy, communications, and creative efforts for Lending Solutions Consulting and the University of Lending. Prior to LSCI, Stephanie was the...

Tiffiny John

Director, Corporate Strategy

Tiffiny John, Director of Corporate Strategy at Lending Solutions Consulting, has over 20 years of proven success training and mentoring credit union professionals and is considered one of the industry’s leading training experts. The combination of Tiffiny’s extensive experience and her...

Rebecca Schmiegelt

Director, Loan Audits

Rebecca (Becki) Schmiegelt joined LSCI in May 2015. Becki currently directs LSCI's Loan Audit program where she reviews hundreds of loans each month checking for sound decision making, training opportunities, and compliance to policy. She specializes in finding trends and working with credit...