Full Name
Tim Lange
Job Title
APPROVED by Orrick
Speaker Bio
Financial services and fintech clients benefit from Tim’s firsthand experience with the licensing procedures in virtually every state, along with extensive knowledge of state regulators, requirements and industry participants.

Tim was instrumental in the development and launch of APPROVED. He draws on a wealth of operational and strategic leadership in his position as CEO, overseeing APPROVED’s technology-enabled, fixed-fee service that assists companies obtaining and maintaining state-required licenses.

Prior to joining APPROVED, Tim spent nine years working at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors as its senior director of policy, where he focused his efforts on policy and system development for state regulatory agencies. While at CSBS, Tim led external stakeholder engagement for NMLS 2.0, an overhaul designed to make NMLS more intuitive and efficient for industry users and regulators. He also managed and worked on the SAFE Act implementation in NMLS, the expanded use of NMLS for money transmitter, debt collector, consumer lender and other nonmortgage licenses, as well as the development of the first nationwide electronic surety-bond platform. In addition, he worked nationally with state regulators and industry participants to facilitate corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions.
Tim Lange