Sarah is a skilled compliance executive and attorney with extensive experience in leading, managing, and advising on matters pertaining to financial crimes and consumer compliance. Sarah currently serves as the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) at Silicon Valley technology company Synctera Inc. As the company’s compliance executive, she advises on matters related to BSA/AML, fraud, KYC, OFAC, and consumer compliance. Sarah previously served as the designated BSA/AML Officer at two Neobanks, N26 Inc. and Albert Corporation.
Prior to that, Sarah was Vice President, Head of the Special Investigations Unit at BNP Paribas where she led a team of investigators on all matters related to financial crimes compliance. She worked very closely with various law enforcement agencies to uncover international money laundering schemes. Sarah also managed internal audits and regulatory reviews by both the Federal Reserve and Department of Financial Security (DFS) while managing remediation plans to mitigate gaps found in the bank’s compliance program.
Sarah has her Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers University, and her Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in the State of New York (Third Department) and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).