Adapting to Fraud in 2020 – What Can We Learn from Our Peers?
Featured Speakers :
Jill Cacic is a Senior Public Relations Specialist at Abrigo where she handles the company’s media relations and corporate communications duties and assists in content creation for a variety of platforms. Her articles have appeared in ABA Bank Compliance magazine, BankingExchange, and multiple state banking association publications. She started with Abrigo, then Banker’s Toolbox, in 2008. Prior to that, she served as a Vice President of Communications and Public Relations for Ryan Sanders Baseball.
Andres Tapia, CAMS, GAMS, CFE, brings 15 years of financial service experience working with community banks ranging in asset size from $1 billion in assets to large regional banks of up to $125 billion in assets. Andres has managed retail and compliance teams and has gained experience in retail banking, private banking, fraud, physical security, and BSA/AML compliance. He has previously worked as a BSA/AML officer and implemented transaction monitoring software as well as core banking software programs. He is bilingual and, prior to joining Abrigo, formerly Banker’s Toolbox, managed multiple groups of compliance analysts and investigators at a financial institution along the US-Mexico border. Today, as Manager of Consulting, Andres leads the Risk Management Consultants for the anti-money laundering advisory division of Abrigo. Andres is a certified anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS), gaming anti-money laundering specialist (GAMS), a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), a member of the Institute for Certified Gaming Industry Professionals (ICGIP), and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Andres earned his MBA from Belmont University in Nashville.
Tammy has over 25 years of banking experience and has worked for First Merchants Bank for 21 years and serves as Vice President and Director of Bank Protection. She attended Indiana University and University of Phoenix, and has a Bachelor of Science degrees in Organizational Security/Management and Criminology.
Tammy is a graduate of Leadership Johnson County and the FBI Citizen’s Academy. She is a Fraud Investigator and active member of the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and is a founder and leader of the Indy Fraud/Security network, which networks Financial Institutions and various Law Enforcement entities together.
Jennifer Gardner is currently the 1st Vice President, BSA/AML/OFAC Officer for Marquette Bank, a community bank with 20 branch locations and $1.5 billion in assets located in Chicago, IL. Like many of us, Ms. Gardner began her banking career as a teller and has 25 years of experience in the banking industry; focusing on BSA/AML/OFAC compliance for 20 of those years. In Ms. Gardner’s current position she is responsible for managing the Bank’s BSA/AML/OFAC Program. She has experience in implementing automated AML software, remediation of MRIAs and MRAs, and conducting look-backs. Ms. Gardner earned her Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation in 2007.
Complimentary webinar, presented by ACFCS and Abrigo
In this session, a panel of Abrigo experts and crime fighters from financial institutions that have successfully managed recent fraud surges come together to share the tips and tricks to their success. As COVID-19 and the ongoing recession have increased fraud trends and created new schemes, financial crime fighters are looking to learn from each other to help keep their communities safe from bad actors.
Join this session to learn:
- How financial institutions have leveraged limited resources to combat rising fraud
- What you can do to educate your community about emerging fraud schemes
- How to handle new schemes surrounding PPP, stimulus packages, and COVID-19
This session is eligible for 1 CFCS credits.
Important note for ACFCS members: Please register using the same email address tied to your member account.