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Eric Gagnon Director - Licensing

Eric Gagnon is an Assistant Director on Chartwell’s Licensing team and has over twenty years of regulatory and financial services experience covering money service business (“MSB”), securities, bank, and trust.

Before joining Chartwell, Eric worked for the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (DFR). During that time with the DFR, Eric worked in several different capacities between the examination, training, and the licensing aspects of the department. In this position serving as the Examiner-in-Charge on money service businesses, bank, and trust examinations – Eric was focused on evaluating BSA/AML compliance, InfoSec & IT program assessment, and payment systems evaluation. Directly prior to leaving the department, Eric was addressing a multitude of licensing areas including the review of new applications and change notices for money service business, along with other entities regulated by the DFR. Additionally, Eric has been involved for several years with the Money Transmitter Regulator Association (MTRA) Education Steering Committee.

Prior to Vermont DFR, Eric worked for the Florida Office of Financial Regulation serving as the Area Financial Manager overseeing a team of examiners focused on money service business, consumer finance and mortgage lending examinations.

Eric has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Montana State University along with a Master of Business Administration and International Business degree from Plymouth State University.