Rebecca “Becky” Schauer Robertson is a 25-year veteran of the financial services industry with extensive experience in risk strategy and mitigation. In her role as Director of the Financial Investigations Unit at Atlantic Union Bank, Robertson serves as the Bank’s BSA and OFAC Officers and is responsible for ensuring the Bank’s compliance with all facets of the Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control and fraud investigations, while monitoring all other related anti-money laundering (AML) laws and regulations.
Prior to joining Atlantic Union Bank, Robertson was Executive Vice President, Director of AML Compliance at SouthState Bank where she created and advanced the Bank’s BSA, AML and OFAC programs and performed enterprise-wide training to educate all personnel, departments and legal entities on current laws, regulations and corporate guidelines.
Robertson received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Milligan University.
She holds the advanced designation of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist – Audit, and designations of Certified AML and Fraud Professional as well as Certified Fraud Examiner. As an industry thought leader, she frequently participates as a subject matter expert panelist and speaker on the topic of BSA/AML. Currently she serves as chair of the ABA’s CAFP Advisory Board, is a member of the ACAMS Virginia Chapter Board, and a past board member of the ACAMS Carolinas Chapter, past president of both the South Carolina InfraGard and FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association and past treasurer of the Crimestoppers of the Midlands SC Board.