Debra Geister
Section 2 Financial Intelligence Solutions, LLC

photogeisterDebra Geister is in charge of Business Strategy and Operations for Section 2 Financial Intelligence Solutions, LLC. Section 2 or S2 focuses on solutions for identification and detection of transnational criminal organizations (TCO). They specialize in investigator Counter Threat Finance training, precision scenario development and risk assessment services. Their goal at S2 is to educate banks of the current threats to the financial system.

Prior to S2, Ms. Geister was the Managing Director of the AML Advisory Services at Matrix International Financial Services.She also held a position as the Senior Vice President of the Financial Intelligence Unit for a US based financial institution, leading the combined Fraud and Bank Secrecy Act Unit and guiding the bank out of a cease and desist order. Previously, for 10 years, she was Senior Director of Consulting Services and also Director of Market Planning for AML and Fraud Products at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Debra developed products and processes to assist clients with processes such as sanctions screening, assisting with programs OFAC, PEP, 314a and other global sanctions lists. She has worked with many large global and domestic financial institutions. She has extensive experience with the technologies and design behind many of the products that support the Financial Services industries and all areas of AML including, Customer Information Programs, Sanctions Compliance, Customer Due Diligence and Transaction Monitoring and Investigations. Geister is also an experienced speaker and media analyst on the topics of money laundering, fraud and financial crimes.