Amanda is currently Vice President, Regulatory Relations Sr. Manager managing the Exam Management Team at Bank of the West. Prior to that she was the BSA Compliance Program Manager managing the Corporate BSA/AML Program Team with oversight of BSA/AML Policies and Procedures, Risk Assessment, Training, and Monitoring and Testing. She has over 20 years of financial services experience and almost ten years of experience in the BSA/AML/OFAC space. She is an active member of the California Bar Association and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.
Previously, she was a Senior Audit Leader at Wells Fargo acting as an Auditor in Charge of complex BSA/AML/OFAC audits and acted as a subject matter expert on line of business audits where BSA/AML/OFAC was involved. Prior to her position at Wells Fargo, she was First Vice President and AML Compliance Officer for the former United Commercial Bank, a $13 billion bank headquartered in San Francisco. She received her J.D. from John F. Kennedy University, School of Law and received her B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, with a major in Legal Studies and a minor in Ethnic Studies.
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