“Acing” an Interview & Landing a Career in BSA/AML Compliance

  • When: September 20, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Levels: Beginner – Intermediate

Increasing fines, laws and regulations have made companies place an emphasis on hiring more compliance professionals than ever before. As a rapidly growing career path, compliance professionals are in demand to ensure financial institutions’ internal policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations, meet regulatory requirements. Landing a career in compliance begins with having a targeted, focused approach to ensure success during your interview. During this insightful webinar, our panelists will provide pointers and best practices including preparing for the most common interview questions, drafting a great resume to open the door, and researching the company’s corporate and risk culture.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyzing best practices for interview preparation including in-depth research of the company, review of the technical elements of the role, and rehearsal of answers to questions
  • Reviewing the most commonly asked compliance interview questions and suggested answers
  • Formulating questions to interview the interviewer and gather imperative information such as role expectations and technical compliance-centric questions

Who Should Attend

  • AML/CTF Officers
  • Banking Technology Specialists
  • On-boarding and Relationship Managers
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Human Resources


  • Global
  • North America
  • Bank
  • MSB
  • Broker-dealers
  • Auditing


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William Voorhees
  • William J. Voorhees, CAMS

  • Senior Vice President | BSA/AML Financial Intelligence Unit Manager
  • BB&T


Mr. Voorhees is the manager of the Financial Intelligence Unit at BB&T Bank in Raleigh, NC. Within the FIU at BB&T, Will manages AML Operations, Investigations, EDD/KYC and Global Sanctions. Prior to this role, Will Was the Head of BSA/AML at Silicon Valley Bank in Santa Clara, CA.

Over the past few years, Will has become an expert in payments and digital currencies, including Bitcoin, and has spoken on the topic to numerous professional groups and government agencies all over the world.

Will is a former police officer and holds a Master’s degree in Forensic Accounting. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and is a founding co-chair of the Northern California and Greater Phoenix chapters for ACAMS.


Sanjeev Menon
  • Sanjeev Menon

  • Compliance & Legal, Senior Practice Area Manager
  • Infinity Consulting Solutions, Inc.

Amy Wotapka
  • Amy Wotapka, CAMS

  • BSA Officer
  • First America Bank