Amanda Williford, CAMS—Las Vegas, NV, USA

Amanda Williford

Amanda Williford is the director of gaming compliance for MGM Resorts International where she currently oversees daily operations in the Title 31 Audit Department for the company’s 10 properties located in Las Vegas. She has been working in the Casino Title 31 industry for the last five years. In her current role, Williford leads the Title 31 compliance team, which is responsible for proactively identifying suspicious activity, evaluating patrons’ play, assisting with mitigating risk to the company and reporting currency transaction reports (CTRs) to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). The Title 31 compliance team works hand in hand with the company’s Financial Investigation Division when identifying suspicious activity. In addition to Title 31, Williford manages Title 26 for the 10 properties as well as any company-owned retail outlet located in the property. Williford serves as a liaison for internal and external auditors.

Prior to joining MGM Resorts International, she spent four years working in the banking industry. Williford began her career in the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) field at Pacific Capital Bancorp in 2005. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix. Williford holds the designation of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) as of October 2013, and is co-director of membership for the South Nevada ACAMS Chapter.