Michael Slover—Riverwoods, IL, USA

Michael Slover is the vice president, chief Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) and sanctions officer for Discover Financial Services. Since July 2015, he has been responsible for managing the company’s global BSA/AML, counter-terrorist financing and the Office of Foreign Assets Control Sanctions screening programs, which includes the bank holding company, as well as central oversight and governance for Discover Bank and the Payment Services businesses. Since joining Discover, Slover has focused on building out the BSA/AML and Sanctions team and implementing processes and revamping technology to enable long-term sustainability of the program and support future growth.

Prior to joining Discover, Slover was with American Express as the chief compliance officer for several global lines of business and worked establishing their Compliance Risk Management function. Prior to his time at American Express, he was part of the Regulatory Advisory Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

As a director in the banking and capital markets group, he focused on developing and implementing regulatory programs for financial institutions throughout the U.S. and abroad. Slover also served in law enforcement in his home state of New Jersey in both Somerset and Warren Counties. In addition, he holds a degree in accounting from Rutgers University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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