Stella M. Mendes
Senior Managing Director, Co-Leader of Financial Services Forensic & Litigation Consulting
Stella Mendes is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Leader of the Financial Services practice at FTI Consulting. With more than 25 years of diverse banking industry experience, she leads BSA/AML reviews, “look-back” reviews, risk assessments and AML investigations for banks, money service businesses and other financial service providers. She has established and enhanced BSA/AML/OFAC policies, procedures and processes to ensure compliance with regulations for financial service businesses and for government investigations. She provides advisory services on regulatory responses, administers AML training to banks and other financial services firms, and gives webinars on regulatory compliance best practices. Ms. Mendes assists clients with various regulatory compliance matters. Ms. Mendes earned her B.S. from Hofstra University, is CAMS–certified, fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and active in numerous professional organizations.