Our Professionals

Karen Tingley Assistant Director - Licensing

Karen Tingley is an Assistant Director in Chartwell’s State licensing team and has over 30 years of regulatory experience in the areas of money services business (“MSB”), credit unions and information technology.

Prior to joining Chartwell, Karen worked as a Financial Institution Manager for the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services where she developed the examination procedures for numerous programs including Money Transmission, Regulatory Lending, Payday Lending, Debt Management and Motor Vehicle Sales Finance.  She oversaw a team of examiners responsible for evaluating companies’ compliance with state and federal regulations, including assessing AML and sanctions compliance programs.

Karen was a member of the Money Transmitter Regulators Association Board for 3 years.  She also served as chairperson of the MTRA Education Committee and taught at numerous examiner schools.

Karen has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Grand Valley State University.