Coalition Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Donna Kitchen, Founding Sponsor
Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc.
Elizabeth City, NC

Joe Soniat, BSA Coalition Sponsor
Account Risk Management Sr. Associate
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Central Bank and International Account Services
804-338-3882

Daniel Soto, BSA Coalition Sponsor
Chief Compliance Officer, Ally Financial Services, Inc.
Charlotte, NC
704-264-7136

Elaine Yancey, BSA Coalition Advisory Board Member
Managing Examiner, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Richmond, VA
804-697-8313

James Candelmo
Chief AML Officer, Capital One
McLean, VA
704-501-0636

Steve Gurdak
Supervisory Analyst, Northern Virginia’s Financial Initiative
Fairfax, VA
703-658-7829

Steve Hariprasad
SCC – Bureau of Financial Institutions,
Richmond, VA
804-371-9193

Teresa Louro
Assistant Commissioner, Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Baltimore, MD
410-230-6022

Melinda Lytle
Senior Lead Auditor, Wells Fargo Bank
Charlotte, NC
704-410-6114

Carla Mabry
VP, OFAC and High Risk Relationship Officer,Townebank
Suffolk, VA
(757) 673-1527

Jean Poindexter
BSA Officer, Entegra Bank
Franklin, N.C.
828-524-7000

Suzanne Reynolds
Enforcement and Legal Risk Unit, Senior Manager
Supervision, Regulation and Credit
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Richmond, Virginia 
804-697-2725

George Self
Compliance Manager, Auditor
Asheville, NC
828-252-4036

Amanda Tucker
Managing Director of Risk Management, Atlantic Bay
Virginia Beach, VA
757-213-1680

Lisa Varner
Sr. Risk Mgmt Officer, United Bank, Inc.
Charleston, WV
304-581-6034

Megan Hodge
Executive Compliance Director, BSA/AML Officer, Ally Financial
Charlotte, NC
704-501-0835

Rick Small
Executive Vice President, Director Financial Crimes, at BB&T
336-733-2181

BSA Coalition Board Member

Steve Gurdak
Group Supervisor, Washington Baltimore HIDTA’s Northern Virginia Financial Initiative
Member of George Mason University faculty

Steve Gurdak is the group supervisor for the Washington Baltimore HIDTA’s Northern Virginia Financial Initiative (NVFI) and a member of George Mason University faculty. The initiative serves as a model SAR Review Team.

Steve has over 30 years of law enforcement experience with an impressive list of awards and commendations. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) through the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS). He regularly trains new detectives and agents in investigative skills. He has also written a number of articles, conducted webinars, and presented various financial investigation case histories.