As Managing Partner at Ignite Consulting ,Richard provides compliance consulting to data furnishers who want to be Metro 2 compliant. He has been a panelist with Credit Data Industry Association Metro 2 Task Force speakers at other finance conferences. Richard has over a decade of experience with Metro 2 reporting and e-OSCAR. In addition to Metro 2 compliance, Ignite also provides consulting services for data furnishers on how to handle consumer disputes and has analyzed thousands of dispute letters on behalf of data furnishers. Although he currently advises data furnishers, his philosophy is that there is only one side in this endeavor and we’re on it together. The consumer’s side!