Debra L. Novak

Debra L. Novak

Chief , Anti-Money Laundering Section, Division of Risk Management Supervision

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Ms. Novak began her career with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as a safety and soundness examiner and is currently the Chief of the FDIC’s Anti-Money Laundering Section, Washington, D.C.  In this capacity, she assists in developing policy in the area of the Bank Secrecy Act, oversees the review of institutions with considerable BSA concerns as well as the review of banks to ensure compliance with the Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctions. 

Ms. Novak is a certified anti-money laundering specialist as well as a certified fraud specialist.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska, with an emphasis in accounting.