Chris Chapman

Complinace Director, AML Program Execution, Citi Bank

Chris Chapman is a Risk Execution Director, responsible for North America (NAM) Consumer and Commercial AML KYC and High Risk Program at Citi.  Duties include Regulatory Governance, Quality Assurance, Procedures/Training, Metrics/Reporting and Project Management of the KYC and EDD program.  Chris is also responsible for the implementation of FATCA for NAM.

Chris originally joined Bank of America in 1990 and retired after 21+ years of service. Chris has spent most of his financial career in Risk and AML.  Having served in many capacities, more recently Chris served as the Senior Manager responsible for both the CountryWide and the Merrill Lynch Global AML transitions.  Chris oversaw all aspects of bringing the AML programs together for these three companies.

Previously, as Technology Manager for AML and Corporate Security Risk Technology, Chris was responsible for building and deploying the monitoring, surveillance and investigation tools used by AML Compliance and Corporate Security Operations.  These tools allowed compliance and fraud investigators to monitor, detect, investigate and report suspicious activity to various regulatory agencies.   

Chris also led the Bank of America Risk Learning Technology team.  In this role, he was responsible for the development, deployment and support of risk training courses.  Chris designed specific solutions that established the tracking, monitoring and effectiveness of these training events.  

Interesting Fact:  Chris implemented one of the industry’s first bank wide OFAC monitoring systems in the late 90s, and thus began his career in AML.

A native of South Carolina, Chris graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts.  More recently, Chris received his MBA from Queens University in Charlotte.  Chris also possesses a paralegal degree from California State University and a Computer Technology degree from Midlands Technical College.  

Chris holds certifications for PMP (Project Management Professional), CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist), and is Six Sigma Green Belt certified.