Kennedy Meda is a Compliance Analyst with Chartwell Compliance. She has eight years of investigative and data analysis experience related to financial crimes, BSA/AML, risk mitigation and securities fraud.
Kennedy’s career started in merchant risk mitigation, identifying specific industry fraud trends and potential impacts, after which she provided improvements and suggested product enhancements, to mitigate fraudulent activity and financial loss. In addition, Kennedy has developed extensive experience and knowledge within the areas of BSA/AML compliance, fraud detection, fraud mitigation/prevention, suspicious activity monitoring and reporting, skimming, money crossing, insider trading as well as asset tracing.
In Kennedy’s prior role at MVB Bank, her focus was developing alert clearing procedures and monitoring processes to ensure compliance within the designated Fraud parameters of the internal systems and processes. She also assisted in the development of the bank-wide fraud reporting platform, allowing internal departments to properly report fraudulent activity conducted through Mobile, ATM, and ITM deposits for review and investigation.
Kennedy has also worked as a contractor for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C as a Market Intelligence Fraud Analyst, analyzing wash trading, money crossing, insider trading, pump and dump and asset tracing for litigation purposes.
Kennedy is a Grand Canyon University Senior: B.S. Finance and Economics, Minor in Biblical Theology and bridging to a Masters in Cybersecurity. She is actively pursuing the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification and FinTech Certificate with Cornell University. Kennedy is also a part of Delta Mu Delta International Honors Society (Business) and National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).
She is a fur mom to Blue, a Golden Retriever, an avid War of Warcraft gamer, and married to a Marine Veteran and her gaming partner.