- Senior Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +1 646 485 0592
- 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 a Senior Managing Director in the Financial Services practice within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting. She 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/Office of Foreign Assets Control and other regulatory compliance and operations-related services. She 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.
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.
She 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 suspicious activity reports, 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 Resources Department from scratch. In this role, she defined, directed and implemented all human resources 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 holds a B.B.A. in Accounting and an M.B.A. in Banking & Finance from Hofstra University.