Kathleen C. Garey (Kathy), has twenty plus years of experience in financial services, regulatory compliance, deposit operations and instructional guidance.
During her career, Kathy has held the position of BSA-AML Compliance Officer, Deposit Operations Manager, Controller, and Senior Accountant/Internal Auditor, for banks ranging from $250 million to $1.5 billion in asset size.
Kathy has successfully developed, implemented, and communicated policies and procedures to ensure that the banks adhered to regulatory compliance and bank controls and she also has experience managing a team responsible for all operations and customer service support related to deposit accounts, electronic banking, wire transfers, and regulatory reporting. In addition, Kathy has participated in multiple bank mergers, acquisitions, core conversions, branch openings, and a DeNovo bank, acting as the lead project manager or as a member of the project team.
Kathy has served as the Treasurer for the past fifteen years of the Mid Atlantic Regulatory Committee – a network of bank compliance officers and consultants throughout Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington DC.
Kathy completed a three-year banking program, resulting in a diploma from Maryland Banking School and is also a Certified AML & Fraud Professional (CAFP).