Structuring. That old thing? Yeah, that. Some may have stopped at the title. But if you are a community bank or credit union – you are plagued day-to-day with structuring activity and alerts. Cash is still king in smaller institutions. The chances of your analysts viewing this incorrectly – and dispositioning alerts incorrectly – is […]
About Sarah Beth Felix
Sarah Beth Felix is the founder and owner of Palmera Consulting & Palmera Banking Solutions, a specialized AML/CTF advisory firm providing AML system validations, remediations, SME roles, and risk assessments. She brings over 16 years of AML operational experience working with financial institutions of all types – including banks, FinTechs, trade finance institutions, MSBs, broker/dealers and mortgage companies. Sarah Beth is recognized in the consulting and auditing industry for her ability to navigate and operationalize global AML/CTF regulations to custom fit various environments and risk profiles. In remediation and software validation roles, she envisions and implements technological changes to maximize efficiency throughout an institution’s compliance regime. She is considered an expert in operationalizing EBA, FCA, FINTRAC, and FinCEN regulations as well as distilling FATF and Wolfsberg guidance into actionable and effective risk-based programs.