JERSEY CITY, NJ: Matrix International Financial Services (Matrix-IFS), a global specialist providing business and technology solutions specifically for the challenging, complex needs of the global financial industry and capital markets has appointed AML, fraud, and compliance risk management expert Debra Geister to the position of Managing Director – AML Advisory. Geister will guide institutions in addressing financial crimes risk mitigation, systems optimization, infrastructure building, process improvement and threat risk mitigation.
Geister previously served as principal at Navigator Consulting Group, where she specialized in helping financial institutions improve regulatory programs, processes and efficiency, transaction monitoring, and fraud mitigation. Prior leadership positions include senior vice president of the Financial Intelligence Unit at Meta Payment Systems where she led a combined Fraud and AML unit, and at LexisNexis Risk Solutions serving as senior director of AML and compliance services, and earlier as director of fraud prevention and compliance solutions. Debra is a frequent speaker at industry events.
“We are pleased to welcome Debra Geister to our team,” says CEO Renan Levy. “Our global customer base will benefit from her extensive experience with the technologies and design behind many of the products supporting the Financial Services industries and all areas of AML including, fraud mitigation, customer information programs, sanctions compliance, customer due diligence, transaction monitoring and investigations.”
“Matrix-IFS has built a solid reputation with leading financial institutions worldwide for consulting, systems integration and managed services in compliance and risk mitigation, and is known for efficient and economical delivery of compliance systems,” says Geister. “I am pleased to join this growing global specialist and look forward to applying my industry experience and expertise, as well as bringing my team of specialists to help Matrix-IFS clients achieve their compliance and risk goals.”