Our Professionals

Andrea LaMothe, CAMS Assistant Director - Licensing

Andrea LaMothe is an Assistant Director in Chartwell’s state licensing team with over 15 years of regulatory compliance oversight and financial institution experience.

Andrea joins Chartwell from the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services where she worked as a Financial Institution Manager.  She assisted in the development of several examination programs including money transmission, regulatory lending, payday lending, debt management and motor vehicle sales finance.  She led examiners responsible for regulatory oversight of non-depository institutions licensed with the State of Michigan.  Oversight included evaluating companies’ compliance with applicable state and federal regulations, including the financial condition, management oversight, information technology/security, and BSA/AML and sanctions compliance.

Andrea was a member of the CSBS Performance Standards Committee and the CSBS MSB Call Report Subcommittee.

Andrea was also a Senior BSA/AML Compliance Risk Analyst at Flagstar Bank and was responsible for the development of the money services businesses (“MSB”) oversight program and respective policies and procedures, OFAC sanctions screening, and customer due diligence reviews.  She was also responsible for internal training as well as policy and procedure enhancements within the bank.

Andrea holds a B.S. in Finance and a minor in Accounting from Oakland University.  She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).