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Carleton Expands Its Industry-Leading Compliance Research & Legal Team

Perpetual Federal & State Regulatory Changes Inspire Lending Compliance Leader to Grow Its Legal Resources

South Bend, Ind. – September 11, 2018 – Carleton, Inc. a leading provider of compliant loan calculation and digital document software solutions, today announced the addition of Brian Kelly to its Compliance & Research team.

With the expansion of State-driven regulatory changes, along with the uncertainty of the Bureau of Consumer Finance Compliance (BCFP) positions on a wide range of Federal rules, Carleton is bolstering its Compliance & Research Department to continue to meet and exceed partner expectations.

The comprehensive solution suite of CarletonCalcs®, CarletonDocs®, CarletonAudit® and Carleton Access® help lenders mitigate legal and regulatory compliance risk in consumer loan calculations. These technologies include federal and state-specific loan/lease calculations, digital document generation, electronic-audit reporting, and other compliance tools to support various lending compliance mandates.

Carleton’s software solutions are differentiated in the compliance industry by its highly-regarded Compliance & Research department. 

Attorney Brian Kelly has joined the Carleton team, bringing with him a diverse legal background and expertise which includes business law, regulatory & compliance review, contract review, business documentation, and other litigation disciplines.

Brian graduated from Colorado College in 2001.  He graduated thereafter from the St. Louis University School of Law in 2013.

“The opportunity to join Carleton, Inc. has been exciting and professionally satisfying because of Carleton’s unique niche in the lending industry and their positive workplace culture" says Kelly.  "Once I came aboard, I discovered an innovative, fresh, and dynamic team that is developing next-generation software to tackle market inefficiencies and to ensure Carleton remains a leader in the financial lending sector.”

“Brian’s addition further strengthens the Carleton Compliance & Research team which already features an unsurpassed level of expertise not found within any other organization in our industry,” stated Pat Ruszkowski, President and CEO of Carleton. “The addition of Brian Kelly demonstrates Carleton’s strong commitment to provide lenders with expert solutions and support to successfully adapt to the constant changes in the compliance landscape”.  

About Carleton Inc. 

Carleton is the leading provider of compliant lending and leasing calculation software and dynamic document generation software serving the banking, credit union, and auto lending industry. Founded on compliance expertise at a federal and state level in 1969, the company’s client list has grown to include most of the major lenders, credit insurance companies, and loan origination software providers in the United States. To learn more about Carleton Lending Solutions, go to or contact Pete Radike, Director of Client & Channel Engagement at 800-433-0090 Ext. 245 or