Senior BSA/AML Lead Expert Risk Specialist
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
Craig Hirsch is a Senior BSA/AML Lead Expert Risk Specialist for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”). In his current role, he primarily provides support and consultation to field examiners at large and mid-size banks, co-manages a centralized analysis project for CTR/SAR filings, is involved with interagency initiatives, provides senior management quarterly updates, assists in the development of new/revised policy guidance/regulation, and participates in select high-risk exams. He has also led BSA/AML/OFAC examinations for some of the agency’s highest risk banks, including financial institutions with enforcement actions and high-risk activities. Mr. Hirsch is an instructor for the OCC’s domestic and foreign AML Schools, the FFIEC’s Financial Crime seminar, and has spoken at various industry conferences on a wide range of BSA/AML/OFAC topics. He has written articles on BSA/AML and fraud, which have appeared in national publications. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, Certified Professional in Anti-Money Laundering, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Public Accountant.