Rory Birmingham

Senior Director of Compliance


Rory Birmingham, Senior Director of Compliance for Figure, is a regulatory compliance professional with specialized experience in compliance management systems, residential lending, online lending, Fair Lending, and Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices.
Rory started his career with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as a Compliance Examiner in New York City, where he participated in over 35 compliance examinations at financial institutions with asset sizes up to $13 billion. He has experience at a variety of financial institutions, including those that focus on residential real estate lending, credit card lending, consumer lending, and commercial lending. Additionally, he acted as examiner-in-charge at several compliance examinations, and participated in Fair Lending reviews at financial institutions with asset sizes up to $7 billion.

Prior to joining Figure, Rory spent four years as a compliance consultant with Treliant. At Treliant, Rory primarily worked with online lending companies, assisting over 25 fintech companies with building compliance programs, conducting annual compliance audits, and responding to state and federal regulatory agencies.

As Senior Director of Compliance at Figure, Rory oversees the building of the compliance management system, including policies and procedures; monitoring and testing; training; complaint handling; change management; corrective action; and risk assessments. He is leveraging technology and working collaboratively across business units to build risk management system to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal regulations.

Rory graduated from Brown University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations: Political Economy and Development.

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