Katherine Hansen is Vice President, AML Senior Compliance Officer at Baird. She is responsible for subject matter expertise and serves as escalation point in AML and financial crimes investigations across Baird’s five business lines. Katherine has been instrumental in creating and implementing program controls and procedures, and is a primary driver of developing, testing and tuning transaction monitoring scenarios for the AML program.
Prior to joining Baird in 2015, Katherine was Officer, U.S. AML Senior Investigator for BMO Harris Bank N.A., with experience in transaction monitoring, complex investigations and case management development in the Retail and Capital Markets space. She has 14 years of industry experience, 9 with focus on AML monitoring and investigations. Katherine is an active participant in several industry and peer discussion groups. Katherine earned her Undergraduate in Bachelor of Business Administration and a Certificate in International Business from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She holds Series 7 and 24 registrations, is CAMS and CFCS certified, and is a graduate of the FBI Milwaukee Citizens Academy.