Steven Lindsey
Senior Director
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20 years of experience as a national bank examiner
30+ years in financial services, compliance and anti-money laundering
Expertise in a broad range of compliance laws, rules and regulations that affect the financial services industry
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Steve Lindsey is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal Financial Industry Advisory Services in Houston.

He has expertise in a broad range of compliance laws, rules and regulations that affect the financial services industry and has extensive working knowledge of financial regulatory and compliance requirements.

Mr. Lindsey has dedicated more than 30 years helping to demystify anti-money laundering (AML) / bank secrecy, consumer and community, and fair lending laws and rules and regulations to U.S. and foreign bankers, examiners and law enforcement agencies.

As a banker with Citigroup and Silicon Valley Bank and as a consultant, he built sustainable, repeatable, risk-based compliance and audit programs at banks and broker / dealers, reducing the risk of regulatory actions, civil money penalties and negative impacts to the institutions’ reputations.

He served as Assistant Deputy Comptroller for Compliance-Large Banks West at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), managing a team of compliance examiners responsible for the largest national banks in that region.

Previously, Mr. Lindsey was the senior compliance examiner for the largest and/or most complex national banks in New York and other northeastern states. He has expertise in AML, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) / Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), community reinvestment, consumer protection and disclosure, and Fair / Responsible Lending laws, rules and regulations.

At the OCC, he served in a number of capacities, including: national bank examiner (safety and soundness), compliance examiner for Large Bank Supervision, OCC liaison with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), Examiner-In-Charge (EIC) of compliance and AML / BSA examinations of the largest national banks, EIC of departmental safety and soundness examinations of regional banks, and field examiner in the Southwestern District, Tulsa, Oklahoma Duty Station.

Mr. Lindsey earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Kentucky University’s School of Business. He is a commissioned National Bank Examiner and a member of the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists.