Alicia Hurd, CAMS, J.D., has over 15 years of regulatory compliance experience in the financial services industry. She is currently the head of compliance for the Policy and Program Office at MoneyGram International, Inc. (MoneyGram) in Dallas, Texas. Hurd manages global teams in the areas of policy governance, partner due diligence, compliance oversight, monitoring, testing and quality assurance. Her extensive experience in regulatory compliance is focused on anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF), fraud prevention and sanctions compliance. She also specializes in Regulation E/Dodd-Frank and consumer protection compliance.
Hurd is passionate about developing the industry’s leading compliance program to best protect consumers and ensure MoneyGram’s services are utilized for their true purpose—to connect friends and family around the globe by providing a reliable, safe and fast financial service for life’s daily needs. She loves working at MoneyGram where she can work with dedicated compliance professionals from all over the world to construct and manage technology-enabled compliance programs strategically in a constantly evolving environment. With MoneyGram’s current focus on digital transformation, Hurd has been at the forefront of implementing cutting-edge technology and controls to help bring fraud rates to industry-leading lows.
Hurd holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and is a licensed attorney in the state of Texas; she also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and co-chaired MoneyGram’s Above & Beyond Committee from 2017 to 2019 to recognize exemplary compliance employees. Hurd still serves as a committee member of the Above & Beyond Committee and provides ongoing leadership support.