Ms. Neufeld is the Head of Compliance and Operational Risk for Wells Fargo’s Financial Institutions Group (FIG), which provides financial services to and builds long-term relationships with banks and non-bank financial institutions globally. In her role, Michelle is responsible for the global first-line-of-defense risk awareness and management across all FIG businesses. She leads all first-line activities related to financial crimes (including risk underwriting), regulatory compliance, and operational risk, working closely with other Wells Fargo risk teams, auditors, and regulators.
Michelle has more than 20 years of global banking, securities, and brokerage experience.
Before joining Wells Fargo, she most recently served as executive vice president and chief Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) officer for Banc of California. There she developed and implemented the administration, vision, and strategy of all aspects of the BSA Compliance Program.