Sepideh Behram—Gaithersburg, MD, USA

Sepideh Behram is the vice president of Global Compliance and Ethics for Global Commercial Cards at American Express. Prior to joining American Express, Behram was the chief compliance officer for Travelex Global Business Payments, Inc. for North America overseeing all regulatory compliance and licensing functions for the company.

Prior to joining Travelex, Behram was the senior compliance counsel in the Center for Regulatory Compliance Section of the American Bankers Association, overseeing regulatory efforts in anti-money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act matters by issuing comment letters and engaging the industry in discussions on proposed legislation.

Previous to the ABA, Behram served as director of Global Anti-Money Laundering for E*TRADE Financial and deputy chief compliance officer for E*TRADE Bank along with several roles at Monroe Bank and Trust in Monroe, Michigan including second vice president and special assets manager, overseeing commercial loan workouts and collections.

Behram has a J.D. degree from Michigan State University School of Law and a B.A. degree in political science from the George Washington University. She is a member of the District of Columbia and Michigan Bars and the American Bar Association. Behram is membership director of the US Capital Chapter of ACAMS.

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