Alison is a Consultant with Spinnaker Consulting Group. She brings 25 years of experience focused on financial industry compliance and regulatory risk. She leverages her depth of regulatory compliance knowledge and experience to develop and implement realistic solutions for her clients.
Before joining Spinnaker, Alison worked for a large multi-regional Fortune 500 bank. While working for an advisory service, she served as a lead compliance adviser to its more than 800 different banking clients of various sizes. She has successfully led remediation efforts to assist institutions with release from regulatory agency orders, including fair lending and the Banking Secrecy Act. During her career, she’s also been afforded the opportunity to be a critical team player for two de novo banks.
Capitalizing on experience has allowed Alison to provide an innovative approach to client mentorship, where she has developed and implemented numerous educational programs and served as a conference speaker on several industry hot topics. Alison also is recognized as a leading expert on the challenges of banking the ever-changing cannabis industry.
Alison is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Commerce and Business Administration and a concentration in Accounting. She is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a Certified Bank Auditor (CBA). She is also a board member for her local Chamber of Commerce. She is a passionate needlework artist, enjoys reading and watching crime mysteries, and is an active participant in community activities. While learning to sail is their latest adventure, she and her husband enjoy both domestic and international travel.