Financial Crimes Strategist, NICE Actimize
Debra Geister currently serves as a Financial Crimes Strategist at Nice Actimize. Prior to her work with NICE Actimize, she led Section 2 Financial Intelligence Solutions, LLC. Section 2 or S2 focuses on solutions for identification and detection of transnational criminal organizations (TCO) and the mechanisms of fraud and money laundering. Prior to S2, 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, she was Senior Director of Consulting Services and also Director of Market Planning for AML and Fraud Products at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Geister developed products to assist clients with processes such as sanctions screening, application fraud, OFAC, PEP, and 314a.