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Heather Allen, CAMS
Programming Director

Heather Allen is the BSA Officer for Peoples Bank in North Carolina. The Bank has been in business since 1912, and provides traditional community bank services, as well as investment services, mortgages, insurance and real estate appraisal services. Ms. Allen has extensive experience in banking high-risk entities such as Money Service Businesses and Hemp Related Businesses. Prior to joining Peoples Bank in 2016, Ms. Allen was VP, for Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance for Xenith Bank in Richmond Virginia in which she designed a scalable BSA/AML Program to meet the needs of an institution that completed five mergers during her tenure and grew from 120 MM in assets to greater than 3 billion. Ms. Allen has over 20 years of experience in AML/BSA, Risk Management, and Compliance. She was the executive co-chair of the Virginia ACAM Board, and Co-Programming Director for the Carolina Board. She is CAMS certified, a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) and a Certified AML and Fraud Professional (CAFP).

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