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Crystal Zayas Senior Associate - Licensing

Crystal Zayas is a Senior Compliance Professional with Chartwell Compliance and has 7+ years of regulatory experience dealing with Money Transmission, Anti-Money Laundering and the Bank Secrecy Act.

Crystal previously worked at fintech companies such as Thunes Financial Services Inc, eToro, The Currency Cloud as well as at U.S. banking giant, JP Morgan Chase where she focused on money transmitter licensing, maintenance and the project management and administration related thereto.  In addition, her experience also covers the federal compliance areas of KYC due diligence, transaction monitoring and alerts, suspicious activity reporting as well as developing BSA/AML compliance programs, various compliance policies, creating and deploying fraud detection, mitigation and prevention initiatives as well as performing compliance training.

Prior to Crystal’s compliance career, she held several ranks and roles in the U.S. Navy including on aircraft carriers and naval stations.

Crystal hold a Bachelor of Science as well as a Masters of Risk and Financial Advisory from St John’s University in Queens, NY.

Crystal live in Clermont, FL with her husband and four children. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, singing to her children and spending quality time with her husband.