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Petra Hrachova, CRM, CAMS Vice President - Banking Compliance

Petra Hrachova, CRM, CAMS serves as Vice President – Banking Compliance at Chartwell.  Petra brings over 20 years of experience in compliance, CRA, and BSA officer at community banks, a regulator, and as a consultant.

Prior to joining the Chartwell Compliance team, Petra worked as a Senior Assistant Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank routinely helping with supervisory activities for community and regional state member banks. Petra’s experience includes starting a de novo bank, where she successfully created and managed compliance, BSA and credit administration programs and where she became knowledgeable of all functional areas of banking.

At Chartwell, Petra works with large and small money service businesses including fintechs and provides expertise in consulting, AML Risk Assessments and Compliance Programs development. She also leads BSA/AML/OFAC independent reviews and performs validation of transaction monitoring systems.  Petra also worked on developing and updating the online compliance training modules for a large online training provider.

Petra’s current focus is on providing regulatory consulting to banking clients, specifically guidance related to fintech business lines, remediation plans and establishing fintech regulatory compliant programs.

Petra also writes articles on various compliance topics published in Chartwell Compass.