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Staff Assessments for your BSA/AML Compliance Needs

Presenter: Brienne Bryson

Credits Awarded: 1 CAMS, 1.25 CRCM

Examiners will be considering whether or not BSA Compliance is sufficiently staffed for the bank’s overall risk level, size, and BSA & AML compliance needs. In addition, they will be trying to ensure that staff is given adequate time to execute all duties without conflict of interest.

So how do you determine if you need somebody before they do?

Download to Learn:

  • Key areas to consider when trying to determine current and projected growth staffing requirements
  • Ways to quantify and defend your staffing assessment to management and examiners
  • Determine if your institution’s BSA & AML Compliance team is sufficiently staffed

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Note: By popular demand, the staff assessment spreadsheet that Brienne demonstrated in the presentation was later made available here.

About the Presenter

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Brienne Bryson has been in the banking industry for over 15 years; specializing in areas of BSA and OFAC Compliance, Operations, Fraud and Risk Management. She has experience successfully guiding institutions in the resolution and removal of consent orders from regulating agencies. She has experience developing and implementing BSA programs for several financial institutions of varying size, including a national insurance organization. She also has experience with core systems conversions and BSA look-backs. Brienne is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) since 2008 and a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). She is also a Certified BAM Professional.