Pawneet Abramowski has been serving as Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer at CFSB since January 2020. She brings 21 years of achievements in the public and private sectors with a special focus in compliance, risk management, and law enforcement. She has key subject matter expertise spanning anti-money laundering (AML), fraud, sanctions, anti-corruption, regulation, and compliance.
Prior to joining CFSB, she was the Founder & Principal of PARC Solutions LLC, a consulting firm providing Financial Crimes advisory services in the banking/payments sector. From 2014 – 2017 she held various roles at the Bancorp serving as Managing Director, Head of Financial Crimes Risk Management and Interim Chief Compliance Officer. Before the Bancorp, Ms. Abramowski also held senior level roles at wall street firms, CIT Group Inc., RBC Capital Markets and Morgan Stanley. Additionally, Ms. Abramowski has experience working in the technology sector and the public sector in an investigative and intelligence capacity with municipal, state and federal agencies ending with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
She also is a Distinguished Lecturer at Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s Financial Integrity Institute since 2017, focusing on the master’s program which provides comprehensive and practical education in all aspects of preventing illicit international financial flows, anti-money laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism. Ms.
Abramowski is quoted regularly as a Financial Crimes expert in media publications on key topics and is a regular speaker in the financial services industry focusing on supporting innovation and finding a balance between financial crimes risk.