Daniel Lee is an Assistant Director in Chartwell’s Fintech Compliance team with over 15 years of regulatory compliance and consulting experience in the Banking and Money Service Business industry.
As a former examiner and Fintech subject matter expert at the Colorado Division of Banking, Daniel led examinations of Fintechs and virtual currency companies for compliance with state and federal regulations. Daniel was also a Federal Thrift Regulator with the US Treasury Department (Office of Thrift Supervision) where he provided expert leadership and oversight of comprehensive assessment projects for federal thrift institutions. Prior to joining Chartwell, Daniel was a senior consultant in the Financial Crimes Advisory practice at AML Right Source where he assisted mid to large size financial institutions with their model validation, model tuning, and model risk governance activities.
Throughout his career, Daniel has assisted financial institutions in a variety of BSA/AML compliance related activities including policy and procedure development, risk assessments, rules coverage assessments, staffing assessments, and independent reviews. Daniel also has experience working directly with the most common AML compliance monitoring systems in use by financial institutions and is proficient in statistical analysis, Python, R, SQL and the manipulation and analysis of large datasets extracted from financial institution databases.
Daniel obtained his Masters in Information and Data Science from the University of California – Berkeley.
Outside of work, Daniel enjoys hiking, coding, salsa dancing, and listening to NPR.