Ms. Adams serves as the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Privacy Officer and Compliance Officer. In this capacity, she is responsible for the implementation of the Bank’s Data Privacy Program as well as the Compliance Risk Assessment process. Ms. Adams helped to create and develop the Compliance Function at the Bank, including the development and implementation of the Bank’s Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions compliance programs. Ms. Adams is a frequent presenter on compliance topics and has developed a variety of live and e-learning trainings. Prior to working in compliance, Ms. Adams worked as an Attorney and Counsel in the Bank’s Legal Group, and served as a Deputy Ethics Officer. Ms. Adams provided legal support to the Bank’s payments areas and performed transactional work relating to foreign accounts and fiscal agency relationships. She also served as the Vice-Chair of the Payments Subcommittee of the Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association and was a frequent contributor to the ABA’s The Business Lawyer. Ms. Adams is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and is certified as CIPP/US and CAMS. She holds a B.A. degree in Philosophy cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and J.D and M.B.A. degrees from Boston University’s Schools of Law and Management.
The views expressed by Ms. Adams are her own and do not represent the views of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York or the Federal Reserve System.