We are very excited to highlight a staff member each month from our team of superb employees.

AML RightSource March Employee Spotlight: meet Katie Smith! Ms. Smith is an Associate Manager in the AML RightSource Cleveland office with over ten years of experience in banking and anti-money laundering. Before joining AML RightSource, she served in roles such as banker and retail operations and compliance manager at a $450 billion asset sized national bank. Her responsibilities included compliance training, loss mitigation, and preparation for quality assurance reviews.

Ms. Smith joined the company in 2016 and has contributed to client engagements in various capacities. Her experience includes transaction monitoring, investigations, EDDs, SARs, extensive quality assurance, training, analyst onboarding, project management, and internal and external reporting. She currently supports an engagement of roughly 70 analysts providing assistance to a large regional bank, where she is responsible for project management duties including forecasting, quality control, and employee development. She also currently leads a team of analysts performing case investigations and SARs for the bank.

Ms. Smith enjoys listening to podcasts, cooking, and spending time with her husband and greyhound. She is interested in the proposed BSA reform legislation and the significant impact on BSA regulations, financial institutions, and law enforcement.