Banking and Creditor Rights

For over 21 years, Heartland has been providing the financial community with high-end due diligence services. Our product line includes a tiered background profile, based on risk and loan or investment value. Banks, venture capitalists, hedge funds, private equity groups and mezzanine lenders rely on our objective and thorough background profiles. Our professionals have completed over 10,000 enhanced due diligence projects.

When lending relationships become strained or litigated, these same clients turn to Heartland for aggressive financial and asset investigations.  Our staff of Certified Fraud Examiners, Chartered Fraud Investigator, and CPA’s has over 70 years of experience in assisting creditors. Compliance with Gramm Leach Bliley, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Patriot Act requires strict adherence.  Our professional staff advises clients on “Know Your Customer” requirements, consults on loan workouts and provides guidance on navigating the complex regulations contained in the GLB and FCRA


Focus Areas: Due diligence, financial investigations, judgment enforcement, workout assessment
Expert Fields: Fair Credit Reporting Act compliance
Team Bios: Tom Jaeb, Susan Kolar
Articles of Interest: Trust Us, Trust Nobody by Paul Jaeb, Minnesota Law & Politics (April/May 2005)



  • Background profiles (basic, advanced, executive)
  • Litigation support
  • Asset investigations
  • Fraud investigations
  • Site audits
  • Interviews / interrogations
  • Judgement enforcement


  • “Know Your Customer” consulting