With over 35 years of experience in the industry, Arc-Serv provides independent regulatory compliance solutions concentrating on Bank Secrecy Act, Fraud, Customer Enhanced Due Diligence, OFAC, and Risk Management compliance. Senior members of Arc-Serv have also earned many of these associations’ advanced certifications, demonstrating cutting-edge skills in building strong risk management programs and in auditing the effectiveness and adequacy of BSA/AML compliance systems and programs.
Maleka Ali | President
Maleka has over 35 years’ experience servicing the financial community in all areas including Operations, Fraud, Compliance and Risk Management. She has worked heavily with OFAC and BSA compliance and has developed and implemented BSA programs along with comprehensive risk assessments and Model validations at dozens of financial Banks. She is CAMS certified (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist), and was also part of the inaugural class for the advanced CAMS-Audit certification demonstrating advanced skills in auditing the effectiveness and adequacy of BSA/AML compliance programs. She has assisted over 750 Banks in areas such as data integrity, program efficiency, risk assessment, exam remediation, policies and procedures, BSA program enhancement, training and how to effectively utilize automated monitoring systems.
Sudhir Vijaykumar | Senior Vice President and
Chief Technology Officer
Sudhir is a tech-savvy banker with nearly 20 years of experience leading operations and risk management for financial institutions. Demonstrated ability to optimize existing technology and develop, implement, and drive adoption of new solutions and processes to maximize efficiency and the identification of suspicious activity.
Joan Kruger | Senior Vice President and
Senior Sanctions and Risk Manager
Joan is a Bank Secrecy Act professional with over 25 years’ experience in BSA and OFAC compliance and banking operations. Diverse background includes operations, sales, customer service and supervision, product development, product training, writing documentation for customers and salespeople. Joan has worked with over 450 financial institutions to implement their BSA compliance products. She has created customized training procedures and assisted in working with IT departments to make the implementation seamless. Committed to quality and excellence. Joan is CAMS certified (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist), a member of the Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists (ACAMS), and the ACAMS Boston Chapter. She has received the ACAMS OFAC Essentials Certification and the Certificate for Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. Additionally, Joan is a Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS).
Brienne Bryson | Senior Vice President and
Chief Compliance Officer
Brienne Bryson is a Bank Secrecy Act professional with over 20 years’ experience, specializing in areas of BSA and AML Compliance, Operations, Fraud, and Risk Management with financial institutions and organizations spanning the banking, insurance and money service business industries. She has extensive experience in creating and strengthening BSA/AML Compliance programs, risk and staffing assessments, and creating customized procedures and training. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), has her advanced CAMS-Audit designation, and is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and the Central Texas ACAMS Chapter. She is also a Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS). Bryson is the author of “Tailoring the Staffing Assessment – Using the Risk Assessment to Drive Staffing” (white paper), which focuses on the importance of staff in relation to the overall risk of the organization.