Scott Willis

Deputy Chief BSA/AML Officer, Raymond James Financial Inc.

Scott is the Enterprise BSA Officer and is responsible for partnering with the Chief Compliance Officer and A&O Leadership to develop an Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions program that ensures compliance with the applicable laws, regulations and industry best practices. He also serves as the Enterprise Sanctions Officer. Scott joined TIAA in 2013 and works at the Charlotte campus.
Prior to joining TIAA, Scott was Director, BSA Audit and Risk Review at Citi. In this role, he was responsible for determining appropriate global risk based audit coverage, interfaced with Citi’s Global Compliance program and various regulators on AML and compliance issues and communicated emerging risks and developments to the Chief Auditor and Audit Committee.
Before Citi, Scott was at Wells Fargo in their BSA Governance Group after being at Wachovia in AML Policy before the transition. Previously, Scott served at the US Treasury Department Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for over ten years examining mid-size and community banks.
Scott earned his B.S. from Johnson C. Smith University in 1988. He is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, Certified Fraud Examiner and Commissioned National Bank Examiner- Compliance Specialist.