Trish Emerson

Compliance Director, Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), Capital One

Ms. Emerson is responsible for all Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Investigations, as well as other compliance activities. Before joining Ally, Ms Emerson was the AML Investigations Manager for the Wachovia/Wells Fargo East Coast Financial Intelligence Unit located in Charlotte, NC. In this role she supervised 145 people covering six locations. She has over 10 years experience directly in the financial industry. She has significant experience in Suspicious Activity Report Investigations and Operations integration. Prior to her career in banking, she was a Special Agent with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation in Charlotte, North Carolina. As a Special Agent, Ms Emerson specialized in international narcotics and money laundering investigations as well as homicide investigations. In June 2008, Ms Emerson became a Certified Member of the Association for Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists and is active in the Carolinas Chapter. Her awards include the International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association International Award of Honor and she is a recipient of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Southeast Region case of the year for which she also received the Special Agent of the year award.