Tara M. Dziengel is a Senior Vice President and the Global Head of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) at Northern Trust. In this capacity, Ms. Dziengel is responsible for overseeing AML, counter-terrorist financing, and economic sanctions compliance across North America, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific region for Northern Trust.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Ms. Dziengel was the Bank Secrecy Act Officer for People’s United Bank, where she worked closely with the Executive Leadership Team on managing AML risk for the organization. Before joining People’s, she was the AML Officer at Ameriprise Financial, where she had AML responsibility for the Asset Management, Insurance & Annuities, Brokerage, Trust, Financial Planning and Bank divisions. Ms. Dziengel previously worked at RBC Capital Markets/RBC Wealth Management as a Senior Manager within the AML department where she oversaw surveillance, investigations and suspicious activity reporting for the retail and institutional broker dealers, along with RBC’s cross border services business. She started her career with Barclays Global Private Banking in New York, where she focused on credit operations and foreign currency lending.
Ms. Dziengel is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Business & Industry Education and Spanish, along with a minor in Speech Communications. Additionally, she attended the SIFMA Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Dziengel is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, a licensed General Securities Representative and licensed General Securities Principal. She actively participates on a number of AML, financial crimes and economic sanctions committees and forums. Ms. Dziengel is a member of the Leadership Greater Chicago 2018 Class of Fellows and also serves as a member of the United Way of Metropolitan Chicago’s Campaign Cabinet.