Elizabeth (“Liz”) Slim serves as the Senior Consultant at The Volkov Law Group. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (“CAMS”) and was a former BSA Officer at several community and mid-size banks for 15 years in Southern California. As a BSA Officer, her duties included developing and maintaining an AML risk assessment, oversight and management of the bank’s BSA program to ensure there are sufficient controls to promote an effective controlled environment which included revising policies and procedures, training employees, and periodic review of the AML monitoring system to ensure it was properly calibrated based on the bank’s risk environment. Ms. Slim managed a team of AML analysts and investigators who were responsible to clear daily alerts, investigate cases, file government reports and perform enhanced due diligence reviews of high-risk clients. Her experience also includes correcting AML program deficiencies identified by government examiners at various banks with satisfactory results.
Ms. Slim has over 35 years of banking experience in areas of operations, compliance, risk management and training. She is the founder and Co-Chair of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (“ACAMS”) Southern California Chapter since 2009 and is a regular guest speaker at several local and national conferences on topics related to anti-money laundering and fraud. In 2013, Ms. Slim was the recipient of the national ACAMS Al Gillum Volunteer of the Year award in recognition.