William E. Dayhoff CAMS, CFE, MBA

Chief Fraud Officer, VP AML Risk Intelligence, Ameris Bank

William E. Dayhoff, MBA, CFE, CAMS, is a retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent/senior manager, and now is the Chief Fraud Officer and Vice President of anti-money laundering and risk intelligence for Ameris Bank. Mr. Dayhoff has 30 plus years of expertise building, leading and supporting teams to complete complex banking, law enforcement, threat assessment and risk management functions. Dayhoff began his career in the U.S. Navy in naval intelligence. He’s a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, the Bosnian War, the Cold War and the War on Drugs. 

Throughout his career in the Navy and the FBI, and now with Ameris Bank, he has used his extensive knowledge of how criminals identify vulnerabilities in an organization to conduct illegal acts and launder the proceeds through the financial sector. He says he’s brought expertise from his extensive work in the threat/risk mitigation process to the private sector.