- Managing Director
- T: +1 212 841 9363
- F: +1 212 841 9350
- Three Times Square
- 9th Floor
- New York, NY, 10036
- United States
- T: +1 212 247 1010
- F: +1 212 841 9350
- B.B.A., Accounting, Hofstra University
- M.B.A., Banking and Finance, Hofstra University
Maureen Kiedaisch is Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in New York. Ms. Kiedaisch has more than 25 years of experience in the banking industry and focuses her practice in the financial services industry providing clients with Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering/ OFAC and other regulatory compliance and operations-related services.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Kiedaisch held various roles at community banks that focused on operations, administration, management, and employee development. Most recently, Ms. Kiedaisch served as First Senior Vice President at First National Bank of New York, where she was a member of the senior management team providing support and counsel to executives in matters pertaining to organizational strategy, project management and human capital.
Ms. Kiedaisch established, reviewed, and implemented various policies, procedures, internal controls, and work programs as well as designed and documented process work flows. She developed and administered training materials and related initiatives relating to operations, compliance, marketing and other corporate needs. Ms. Kiedaisch reviewed audit/exam findings and designed programs to ensure necessary corrective actions were implemented.
Ms. Kiedaisch has participated in all aspects of branch operations, including establishment of new branches/site locations, competitive analysis, marketing, hiring and training of staff, and coordination of processes. Ms. Kiedaisch has also conducted transactional and employee investigations pertaining to fraudulent or suspicious activity.
Ms. Kiedaisch has extensive experience developing compliance and BSA/AML policies and procedures, performing risk assessments and evaluating and implementing internal controls. She has reviewed and modified procedures for filing of SARs, trained staff on BSA/AML regulations, provided compliance advice and guidance and reviewed advertisements and new product development to ensure compliance with regulations. Additionally, Ms. Kiedaisch was responsible for coordinating and developing a record retention program.
As an inaugural member of a de novo bank, Ms. Kiedaisch created a Human Resource Department from scratch. In this role, she defined, directed and implemented all human resource initiatives, including establishing policies and procedures and ensuring compliance with regulations. Ms. Kiedaisch evaluated and implemented employee benefit plans. She also managed the payroll function, benefits administration, employee recruitment, onboarding, and performance appraisal management.
Ms. Kiedaisch earned her B.B.A. in accounting and her M.B.A. in banking & finance from Hofstra University.