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Kelly Lipinski

Kelly Lipinski

Women's Leadership Council

Kelly Lipinski


Kelly’s practice focuses on compliance and regulatory matters involving the consumer financial industry. She regularly advises depository institutions and their affiliates, mortgage companies, sales finance companies, and educates lenders on federal and state consumer finance issues. Kelly has experience with the Truth in Lending Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. She also has experience with state compliance issues and frequently represents clients before state regulatory agencies, concerning licensing and examination issues.

Areas of Expertise
Financial Services, Regulatory Compliance.

Areas of expertise upon which I would like to continue learning.
Team Building

What three keywords best describe you?
Tenacious, Curious, Open-minded.

Personal Motto
Have grace in your heart.

What are you passionate about?
Adult literacy education.

What is something interesting about you that members might not know?
I once was locked in a cemetery overnight!

Who has been a role model for you?
Family members who have immigrated to this country.


What would you say are the key success factors for a mentoring relationship?
Candor is crucial on both sides of the relationship.

What advice would you give yourself as a young executive?
Trust your instinct.

What do you know now that you wish you knew when you started your career?
It is important to vocalize your goals. Then share them with others so they know you are invested and can help.