Our Professionals

Heather Chester, CAMS Senior Associate - Banking Compliance

Heather Chester is a Compliance Analyst with Chartwell Compliance and has over 3 and half years of BSA/AML experience. Prior to joining Chartwell, Heather was employed with AML RightSource LLC where she oversaw staff, managed operations and performed transaction monitoring, risk assessments and quality control across KYC, Enhanced Due Diligence and Investigation workflows for both large and small financial institutions.  In addition, she also trained new analysts and performed data management for client reporting metrics.

Heather also spent 9 years as a police and fire dispatcher where she worked in a multi-departmental call center answering 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls.  She trained new hires and was certified in several areas of emergency expertise.

Heather has a Master’s in Business Administration as well as a Bachelors Degree in Communications. She is also CAMS certified.

Heather lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her girlfriend, a veterinary technician, and their 4 dogs, Joey a Schnauzer/Lhaso Apso mix, Lola a Rat Terrier/Jack Russell mix, Occhi a German Shepard/Husky mix and Butter a Papillion.  She enjoys working out, exploring the Phoenix food scene and watching football, especially the Cleveland Browns.