Announcements

2014

Chartwell Personnel Announcements

Steve Hagar, joins the firm as Chief Operating Officer. Steve is a skilled architect of partner relationships with over 25 years of frontline experience with companies such as: Fundtech, First Data and MoneyGram.

Lily Sayers, an expert in banking and operations management acquired from her work with Mile High Banks and Wells Fargo, joined Chartwell as Consulting Operations Manager and Associate Compliance Professional.

Bonnie Brillhart, a former Compliance Analyst with First Data, brings her proficiency in Money Transmitter License application and maintenance to Chartwell as Associate Compliance Professional.

Karen Schirmer, a subject matter expert in anti-money laundering, OFAC and prepaid access brings over 20 years of experience to the firm as Senior Advisor. Previous to working with Chartwell, Karen served as Sr. Director, Corporate Compliance for First Data Corporation.

ICBA and Chartwell Compliance Extend Relationship to Offer ICBA Compliance and Risk Management

Chartwell Compliance and the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) have extended their agreement to continue offering ICBA Compliance and Risk Management to community banks.

Chartwell Personnel Announcements

Chartwell is pleased to announce that Trish Lagodzinski has been promoted to Compliance Director; Jeanne Schurott has been promoted to Director, Compliance and Strategic financial Planning; Langley Perry, an attorney and former Eagle Scout, has joined the firm as Associate Compliance Professional; and Petra Hrachova, CRCM, CAMS, previously a federal Reserve compliance examiner and community bank compliance officer, has joined the firm as Senior Compliance Professional.

2013

ICBA and Chartwell Compliance Extend Relationship to Help Community Banks Navigate Compliance Terrain

This agreement is a core component of ICBA Compliance and Risk Management, which offers affordable, hands-on services and expertise that help community banks succeed amidst the challenges associated with staying compliant.

Bankers’ Affinity Group

For the first quarter 2013 meeting of the Bankers’ Affinity Group in Richmond, Virginia, Mary Thorson presented a segment on Community Bank Compliance Issues, including: Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices Act (UDAAP) and Mortgage Lending Rules. Bankers’ Affinity Group brings professionals in the banking community together to increase knowledge and awareness of changes in accounting, auditing standards and banking regulations.

Thomson Reuters And Chartwell Compliance To Offer Compliance Solutions To Small And Mid-Market US Financial Services Providers

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that it has entered into an alliance partner agreement with Chartwell Compliance, a Washington-based provider of consulting, testing and outsourcing services in the areas of regulatory compliance, financial crimes prevention, and enterprise risk management.

2012

Chartwell Compliance Welcomes Noah Payton

Experienced professional to manage internal operations, performance management, and risk management.

ICBA Enhances “ICBA Compliance HelpDesk”

The new service provides member bank subscribers with Web-based access to seasoned consultants from Chartwell Compliance who can provide practical, hands-on and real-world solutions to compliance issues.

BankersEdge Chooses Chartwell Compliance as New Service Provider

BankersEdge, an industry-leading online training and learning technology provider, announced today a strategic partnership with Chartwell Compliance — a Washington D.C.-based regulatory compliance and risk management consultancy.

Fiserv and Chartwell Compliance Strike Strategic Partnership

Strategic alliance to further enhance Financial Crime Risk Management capabilities. As a result of the partnership, clients of both Fiserv and Chartwell will have access to industry-leading risk and compliance solutions and consulting services in their respective arenas.

Chartwell’s Dennis Lormel testified on terrorist financing since 9/11 before the House Homeland Security Committee

A recognized subject matter expert on anti-money laundering, terrorist financing, and fraud, Lormel recognized after September 11 that the terrorists relied on a financial infrastructure to accomplish the attacks. He immediately established an investigative organization within the FBI that, within days, identified the funding stream. These efforts evolved into the FBI’s Terrorist Financing Operations Section.