Lisa is the Chief Compliance Officer at Mercari, Inc, a global marketplace of buyers and sellers, and the Co-Chair on the ACAMS Northern CA Chapter. She has lead compliance within financial services and technology since 1995 including MSBs, banks, credit & collections, and securities.Previously, Lisa served as the OFAC Officer, Privacy Officer and SVP of BSA/AML, Compliance Systems and Training at RaboBank National Association.
At Venmo and Braintree, she was the Chief Compliance Officer and AML/BSA Officer. While at AVG she was the Head of Product Compliance. She served as a founding member of PayPal’s compliance program, serving as Director of Global AML/CTF Program and later as Head of Compliance Strategy, Product and Analysis. During her career she has spanned many industries and created and managed numerous facets of global compliance programs including: Licensing, OFAC and Global Sanctions, AML/CTF, Consumer Protection, FCPA, SAR and FIU programs, TCPA, UDAAP, GLBA, specializing in the development of compliance strategies for new products, partners, global expansion initiatives, M&A, and for ongoing compliance program development and regulatory reviews. Her experience includes the implementation of an enterprise-wide compliance platform and successful remediations with AUSTRAC and the OCC. She has served on numerous executive boards in her tenure.
Lisa has served on speaker faculties at national and international compliance forums, focusing on the intricacies of risk and compliance programs in unique emerging business models. Having represented both large institutions and companies evolving with the technology landscape, she understands many sides of the compliance ecosystem.
Lisa received her Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law and has a B.S. degree in Political Science from Nebraska Wesleyan University. Lisa is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).