Sharese is Assistant Vice President, Senior Auditor II of Compliance with Trustmark National Bank in the Internal Audit Department. Sharese’s primary focus is to provide independent and objective perspective on processes and risks, and to assess and test the adequacy and effectiveness of risk management policies and practices, and adherence to applicable laws and regulations. She has twenty years’ experience in the financial services industry.
Prior to her current position, she held various roles in mid-size financial institutions, including in BSA/AML, compliance, quality assurance, risk management and internal controls. Her experience includes risk assessments, development of processes and procedures, EDD and CDD programs, background investigations, issue validation, root cause analysis, maintaining and ensuring regulatory and organizational compliance with BSA, OFAC and financial regulations.
Her experience also includes conducting money laundering and fraudulent related investigations of financial crimes and a broad range of other activities supporting the BSA and USA PATRIOT Act obligations of the bank and suspicious activity monitoring.
Sharese earned a BBA in Business Management from Cleary University and is a certified AML professional and member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS), which includes the Michigan Chapter.