Brian J. Ruhe

Brian Ruhe is a Collateral Protection Consultant with a proven track record of helping lenders create operational efficiencies while fully protecting their portfolios.
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But that’s the way we’ve always done it…Change in Mindset – Why So Difficult

Submitted by Brian J. Ruhe on May 17, 2019

Even in today’s dynamic environment of increased regulations and lending oversight, many community lenders remain committed to some old-school processes within their loan operations. In some cases, inefficiencies and frustrations can be common issues that are connected to these burdensome administrative processes. In a time when many community lenders are adopting a “get lean” approach to their operations, for some reason, these old-school philosophies remain entrenched. The phrase, “but that is how we have always done it” is uttered often. Why is it that simple change can be so difficult to embrace? Why, from the executives to the loan operations staff, is it often difficult for a community lender to let go of these old-school processes?

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