Lily Sayers serves as a compliance director at Chartwell Compliance. Lily brings to Chartwell over eight years of experience in the field of banking from managing a team of tellers, customer service representatives, and personal bankers to handling daily operational reports, monitoring transactions, leading the teller-line and new account department, and resolving numerous challenging transactions. As the operations supervisor for the corporate branch of a local community bank, Lily developed and enhanced operational procedures as well as created a company-wide training program for new tellers and bankers. From her many years in the banking industry, Lily greatly expanded her expertise with regards to online banking, sales, BSA, and treasury management.
Prior to entering the field of banking, Lily was a case manager for the International Rescue Committee (IRC), an organization that assists with the resettlement of refugees in the United States. With IRC, Lily helped refugees and asylees from over 30 different countries resettle into various communities throughout Southern California. In addition to assisting with immigration paperwork, securing legal status, and acquiring legal and proper documentation, Lily also educated her clients about law observance, employment, financial practices, and cultural assimilation. Through this refugee work, Lily provided the FBI with advisory services regarding procedural improvements at US embassies throughout Eastern Europe.
Lily was born in Uzbekistan, but grew up in Crimea, Ukraine. In her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time with her family, and traveling.