Petra Hrachova, CRCM, CAMS, brings her distinguished career and credentials to Chartwell Compliance as its compliance director. Petra has over 14 years of experience as a compliance, CRA, and Bank Secrecy Act officer at community banks and as a regulator. Prior to joining the Chartwell Compliance team as a senior compliance professional and training manager, 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 also includes starting a de novo bank, where she successfully created and managed compliance, BSA, and credit administration programs. In her compliance roles and as a member of the management teams, Petra developed an in depth knowledge of all functional areas of banking.
Petra moved to the U.S. in 1999 after receiving a BA and MA in economics and administration from the University of Pardubice in the Czech Republic. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM). Petra is a mother of twins, and an avid skier, hiker and musician.