Erik Obermeier, CAMS—
Frisco, TX, United States

Erik Obermeier is the head of financial crimes compliance (FCC) advisory at Texas Capital Bancshares. In this role, he drives the strategic objectives of the FCC team and the ongoing assessment, redesign and implementation of a Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) program that complements the risk profile of the institution. Prior to joining Texas Capital, Obermeier worked for over a decade as a BSA/AML consultant, including with EY, PwC and Accenture.

Obermeier has over 15 years of professional experience, assisting global and regional financial institutions with program remediations, regulatory responses, development and implementation of target operating models and frameworks, shared services centers, policies, procedures and training. He has also managed multiple anti-money laundering (AML) and sanctions risk assessments, AML investigative lookbacks, know your customer (KYC) remediation and transaction monitoring system implementations.

He has shared his AML knowledge with other professionals by speaking at conferences and writing in trade publications on topics that have included leading strategies for regulatory action response, KYC automation and outsourcing. He is an active ACAMS member and has been a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) since 2009.

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