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Erin Dobbins, CAMS, CCI, CCCE

Erin Dobbins, CAMS, CCI, CCCE


Erin Dobbins is an AML and Compliance Associate who specializes in the regulatory compliance of consumer finance. In her role at Bates, she works with multiple clients to create, implement, and maintain their compliance program, ensuring clients are in compliance with applicable regulatory and legislative requirements on a state and federal level, specifically how they relate to Money Services Businesses. Ms. Dobbins’ expertise also includes policy and procedure development, AML compliance program development (including KYC, risk assessments and transaction monitoring), and independent reviews.

Prior to joining Bates, Ms. Dobbins worked in the small-dollar lending industry where she was responsible for implementing the Company’s anti-money laundering compliance program. Her role also focused on government relations regarding state and federal regulatory agencies. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator (CCI), and a Certified Commercial Cannabis Expert (CCCE).

Erin is a consultant and subject matter expert in these Practice Areas and Services:



Bates Group LLC, Associate, AML and Compliance, 2021-Present

Corcom LLC, Associate, AML and Compliance, 2020-2021

Purpose Financial (Advance America), 2014-2020

- External Affairs Specialist, 2017-2020

- AML Specialist, 2014-2017


Bachelor of Science (BS), Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA


Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)

Certified CryptoCurrency Investigator (CCI)

Certified Commercial Cannabis Expert (CCCE)