Brandi Reynolds

Brandi Reynolds

Managing Director, AML & Compliance

864.809.7718
breynolds@batesgroup.com

Brandi B. Reynolds is Managing Director of AML & Compliance at Bates Group.  She has more than 17 years of experience in the financial services industry supporting companies in the areas of anti-money laundering (AML) and consumer protection compliance.

Ms. Reynolds was President and Chief Executive Officer of CorCom, LLC—a consulting firm (that is now part of Bates Group) specializing in federal compliance and risk management offering services in  BSA/AML/OFAC Program Development, Risk Management, Training, and Independent Reviews and specializing in areas such as AML, Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP), Consumer Lending, and Money Services Businesses (MSBs).  Prior to CorCom, she was an in-house Deputy Chief Compliance Officer for 11 years.  

Ms. Reynolds supports various financial institution types as outsourced Chief Compliance Officer.  She is often sought for her extensive experience in fintech and cryptocurrency compliance. She has delivered efficient and effective solutions in areas of AML compliance program development, compliance monitoring and testing, and training.   She has certifications for both Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Audit (CAMS-Audit) and prides herself in advising companies on both the strategic side of growth and compliance as well as the intricacies of day-to-day compliance.

Ms. Reynolds recently partnered with the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) to re-develop their advanced certification course, CAMS-Audit. 

She is a frequent speaker at the International Money Transmitter Conferences (IMTC) and events.


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Brandi Reynolds

A Consultant and subject matter expert in these services:

  • Securities and Financial Services Litigation & Consulting
    • Retail
      • Securities and Financial Services Litigation & Consulting
      • Elder Issues
      • ETFs
      • Financial Technology (FinTech)
      • Market Manipulation
      • Money Laundering
      • Financial Crimes
      • Compliance Solutions
    • Institutional
      • Securities and Financial Services Litigation & Consulting
      • Elder Issues
      • ETFs
      • Financial Technology (FinTech)
      • Market Manipulation
      • Money Laundering
      • Financial Crimes
      • Compliance Solutions
  • Financial Crimes
    • Anti-Money Laundering
    • Third Party Risk Management
    • Fraud & Risk Management
  • Compliance Solutions
    • Anti-Money Laundering
    • Bank Secrecy Act

Credentials

EXPERIENCE

CorCom, LLC, President and Chief Executive Officer, Spartanburg, SC, 2017 – 2021

Chartwell Compliance, Compliance Director, Bethesda, MD, 2015 – 2017

Advance America, Deputy Compliance Officer; Senior Consumer Compliance Officer; and Assistant Corporate Secretary, Spartanburg, SC, 2004 – 2015

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Business Administration/Management, Limestone College, Gaffney, SC

Associate in Science (A.S.), Public Service/Paralegal, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC

PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS/LICENSING

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist-Audit (CAMS-Audit)
Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator (CCI)
Certified Commercial Cannabis Expert (CCE)

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Money Transmitter Regulators Association- 2021

International Money Transmitter Association- 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021

INFiN- 2021

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Corporate Compliance Insights https://www.corporatecomplianceinsights.com/