Gary E. Lacefield

Gary E. Lacefield

Fort Worth, Texas 76116

940-577-1052


Banking, Business, Child Custody, Commercial, Contract, Divorce, Elder, Employment, Family, Foreclosure, Landlord/Tenant, Partnership Disputes, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Securities, Workplace

Dr. Gary Lacefield is President and Senior Consultant of Risk Mitigation
Group. Prior, Dr. Lacefield was a Senior Civil Rights Analyst,
Investigator, and Conciliator for HUD. Throughout this period, he
negotiated the twelve largest civil rights settlements involving housing
providers in HUD history. Dr. Lacefield investigated over 600 cases,
reviewed advocacy group grants, and has performed over 1800 mediations. Dr.
Lacefield holds Bachelor's and M.B.A degrees from Dallas Baptist University
and an Ed.D in Administration and Conflict Resolution from Texas A&M
University at Commerce.

Dr. Lacefield is a:

* Credentialed Distinguished Mediator through Texas Mediation
Credentialing Association

* Certified Fraud Examiner

* Member of International-Mediation and Conciliation Network

* Court appointed mediator for complex cases

* Retired Director/Professor of Institute for Mediation,
Arbitration, Legal Studies, and Forensics in the Department of Criminology,
Criminal Justice, and Strategic Studies at Tarleton State University

* Supervisor of Lending Investigations for HUD in the Southwest
Region and Washington D.C for almost a decade

Dr. Lacefield has:

* Testified as a Fraud Expert in over 150 trials

* Conducted 35 arbitrations and Facilitated over 1800 mediations

* Developed and implemented the ADR program in the Graduate School
at Dallas Baptist University

EDUCATION

Texas A&M University, Commerce, Texas; Doctor of Education (1997);
Concentration in Supervision, Administration, and Conflict Resolution.

Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, Texas; MBA (1992); Concentration in
Management & Finance (Graduated #1 in the University Graduate Program)

Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, Texas; Bachelor of Applied Business
Administration (1991); Concentration in Business Administration and Human
Resources Management

Certified Fraud Examiner; Association of Certified Fraud Examiners,
(November 2013); Member since April 2012-Active Certification through 2019

EXPERIENCE

Tarleton State University, Ft. Worth, Texas (Member of the Texas A&M
University System)

Retired: Assistant Professor, Director of the Institute for Mediation,

Arbitration and Legal Studies & (white-collar) Forensics; School of
Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Strategic Studies;

August 2015 to December 2018

The Risk Mitigation Group, Arlington, Texas

President and Senior Consultant

June 2002 to May 2017

CityVision Services, Inc, Arlington, Texas

Chairman, Director of Investigations & Negotiations

August 2014 to May 2019

University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

Clinical Associate Professor, College of Business

May 2002 to August 2015

Lacefield and Associates, Burleson, Texas

Master Mediator and Arbitrator

May 1994 to Present

For the "Credentials" tab:

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

* National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE);

* Association for Conflict Resolution, a National Organization;

* National Association for Community Mediation;

* Tarrant County Association of Mediators-past President;

* Foreclosure Management Today: The Independent News Magazine for
Mortgage Defense Counsel, Title Examiners and Title Counsel. Original
member and Principal Consultant on risk issues;

* Mortgage Currency: Interpreting the rules and Mortgage News.
Advisory Board Member;

* Radio and Television Experts LLC; Marketing and RESPA Compliance
Expert for Real Estate Finance entities;

* RESPRO: Real Estate Service Providers Council Inc.; Member;

* Halo Companies, Inc.; Advisory Board Member. Halo is a nationwide
distressed asset services company, providing technology-driven asset
management, portfolio analytics, acquisition, repositioning and liquidation
strategies for the private investment and mortgage servicing industry;

* Real Access Pro-Ask the Pro; Weekly real estate related program
where I am the resident compliance expert for mortgage finance related
issues.

CERTIFICATIONS & ACCREDITATIONS

* Certified Fraud Examiner; Identification No.: #626498;

* Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; Member since 2012;

* National Panel of Consumer Arbitration, Member since 1989;

* Mediation Certification: Basic 40-Hour 1992;

* Mediation Certification: Advanced 28-Hour 1993;

* United States Postal Service Mediator; 'REDRESS' Program; ID 0673;
1997;

* Association for Conflict Resolution, ('ACR') a National
Organization; Member;

* National Association for Community Mediation, ('NACM'); Member;

* Texas Association of Mediators, ('TAM'); Member;

* Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators, ('TAHN'); Member;

* Tarrant County Association of Mediators ('TCAM')-past President;

* Texas Mediator Credentialing Association, ('TXMCA'); Distinguished
Credentialed;

* Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, Mediation Training
Provider: CPE Sponsor ID: 010221 Approved through 31 Oct. 2018.

* Florida State Bar CE approved Course Title: Foreclosure and Loan
Modification for Attorneys. Course number 65529; Credits: 9.0 hours C.L.E.R
includes 2.0 hours of Ethics;
121 Silver Ridge Court
Burleson, TX 76028

P: 940-577-1052
F: 817-472-1100
E: [email protected]