Star Search: Recruiting and Retaining Top AML Talent

  • When: June 5, 2019
  • Time: 12PM – 2PM ET
  • Level: Intermediate to Advanced

From Blockchain to data breaches, human trafficking to trade-based money laundering, today’s AML world requires expertise in a staggering — and growing — number of compliance priorities. And that, in turn, requires competing for prized talent at a time of soaring demand and low unemployment. In this webinar, AML veterans will detail practical strategies for attracting and keeping the cherished human resources that ultimately are a compliance program’s most valuable asset.

Learning Objectives

  • Assessing existing oversight systems to identify systemic personnel needs in areas such as sanctions, technology or risk modeling
  • Developing incentive packages that include tangible benefits including competitive pay and intangible perks such as flextime to enhance recruitment of preferred candidates
  • Cultivating performance-based rewards such as continuing education and leadership opportunities to promote positive workplace culture, elevate retention and minimize brain drain

Who Should Attend

  • AML Managers and Supervisors
  • Human Resources Specialists
  • Compliance Consultants


  • Global
  • North America
  • Bank
  • MSB


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Jeffrey Kelly
  • Daniel Soto, CAMS

  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Ally Financial, Inc.


Brian Frankel
  • Brian Frankel, CAMS

  • Manager
  • Kaufman Rossin

  • April Hannan, CAMS

  • Senior Manager, GAML/ATF Enterprise Program Office
  • Scotiabank

Sherri Scott
  • Sherri Scott, CAMS-Audit

  • Financial Crimes Investigator, Agent
  • Makton Investigations & Consulting


After completing her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Eastern Illinois University, Sherri worked as a bank regulator for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Her inquisitive nature led her to work for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the Counterterrorism and Counterintelligence Unit. Subsequent to the FBI, she returned to the banking industry and sharpened her skills where Sherri personally led the investigation of a multi-million dollar international fraud scheme that was bought to prosecution by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Sherri is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and one of the few individuals to have both of the advanced CAMS certifications in Audit and Financial Crimes Investigations (FCI). The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) has published two of her white papers, “CannaBanking: Cultivating a Culture of Compliance” and “Cryptocurrency Compliance.