Kelly Cooper has held a variety of positions within AML since joining Citi in late 2015. She is currently part of the Chief of Staff Office for the BSA Officer where she coordinates cross-AML initiatives. Previously, she managed Emerging Risks and Industry Engagement for AML Compliance, which involved coordinating Citi’s participation in external standard setting efforts and writing internal policies, whitepapers and newsletters on critical industry and emerging risk topics. Kelly has also held AML advisory roles supporting consumer and institutional lines of business. Prior to Citi, Kelly worked for JPMorgan Chase, where she implemented globally consistent enhanced due diligence processes. Kelly began her career in private investigations, where she learned about conducting investigative research and AML compliance.
Kelly received a Master of Arts in Financial Integrity as a member of the Financial Integrity Institute’s (CWRU Law School) inaugural class. The focus of her studies was increasing effective financial crimes information sharing between the public and private sectors. Kelly also holds a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Studio Art from The College of William & Mary.
Kelly is a Board Member of the New York ACAMS Chapter.