Mary Bashore, CAMS—Alexandria, Virginia, USA

As a supervision analyst with the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a federal financial regulatory agency, Mary Bashore's responsibilities include overall quality control and problem-solving processes. She advises field staff conducting AML examinations, and monitors over 1,600 institutions for compliance with the U.S. Bank Secrecy Act.

Bashore has led AML examinations of some of the largest financial institutions regulated by the NCUA, and has served on task forces and led working groups to develop examination policies, procedures and training programs. When necessary, she prepares administrative actions, enforcement orders and prohibitions.

In addition to AML, Bashore has a special interest in internal fraud and embezzlement. She blends her knowledge of accounting, auditing, financial institution operations, examination techniques, laws and regulations to fulfill her myriad responsibilities.

Bashore began her career with NCUA as a financial institution examiner in Rochester, New York. She obtained her MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology and BS in Accounting and Law from Clarkson University. Prior to her association with the NCUA, she was a loss prevention manager for a retailer, where she supervised staff responsible for prevention of internal and external theft.

Bashore is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a member of the U.S. Capital Chapter of ACAMS.

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