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R.A. Matthews Assistant Compliance Director - Banking Compliance

Rashad (R.A.) Matthews serves as Banking Compliance Assistant Director for Chartwell Compliance and brings more than 12 years of experience in banking compliance, loan services, risk management, non-U.S. regulatory controls, QA/QC, transaction monitoring and investigative research. R.A has authored and enhanced complex risk assessments, served on advisory boards for Financial Crimes Prevention teams, managed teams of investigators and monitoring analysts, as well as assisted with tuning rules, implementing case management and KYC systems, and finally testing key controls of Business Units.

In the years prior to joining Chartwell, R.A. consulted for mid to large banks in areas including but not limited to Correspondent Banking, Commercial and Retail Banking, and Financial Technology services. Previously, R.A. served as an Associate Director at UBS where he was a supervisor of Investigations Quality Assurance. He also held a dual function as a participating team member in Financial Crimes Prevention Control Testing, where he performed reviews of 1LOD and 2LOD Key Performance Controls within UBS business units. Additionally, R.A. has held leadership and officer level roles within non-U.S. companies including at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp, Standard Chartered, and Deutsche Bank.

R.A. obtained his MBA from Goldey-Beacom College, in Wilmington, Delaware

Outside of work, R.A. is the dedicated father of a rescued Min Pin Chihuahua mix and Yorkie Shih Tzu. He is a contributing member of multiple Futurist groups, a new author, die-hard Star Wars and Marvel fan, and video editor & filmography enthusiast with a strong passion for travel.