AML RightSource is pleased to announce that Judith Barendse has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Head of AML RightSource USA. In this role, she will lead AMLRS USA’s managed services operations, working closely with internal delivery teams and interacting with clients daily to continue to enhance our overall delivery and ensure we deliver best-in-class outcomes for our clients.

Ms. Barendse is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) bringing over 20 years of experience in Financial Crime Compliance. A seasoned expert, Ms. Barendse has built all facets of BSA/AML programs, managed large regulatory remediation efforts and lead teams at global financial institutions. She served as Deputy AML Officer for Société Générale in the US during a time of intense growth and was a long-time senior member of the Financial Crime Compliance team at Goldman Sachs, where among various leading roles, she managed the early efforts in developing the firm’s KYC program.

Ms. Barendse received her MBA from New York University and a master’s degree in Chinese Language and Cultures from Leiden University in her native country, the Netherlands.

“As we continue our trajectory of growth, it is important that we have leaders who bring a wealth of knowledge and perspective to the organization,” explained Frank Ewing, CEO of AML RightSource. “Judith’s vast understanding of banking and her experience supporting global financial institutions will be pivotal as we shift into the next chapter.”  

“I am thrilled to join AMLRS during this exciting time of expansion and additional growth,” shared Ms. Barendse. “AMLRS has firmly established itself as the market leader in the specialized financial crime compliance solutions space. I look forward to bringing comprehensive and impactful solutions to our clients.”