Greg Sawyers is a Product Compliance Officer for Temenos USA. With over a decade of experience working in the banking industry, Mr. Sawyers has spent the majority of his career working in compliance and BSA. His work history includes time spent at both small and large financial institutions giving him a wide range of knowledge pertinent to all community banks. Prior to his arrival at Temenos, Greg was the Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Risk Officer for Educational Services of America where he worked heavily within the student loan industry to ensure compliance with a student portfolio that exceeds $2.5 billion. In addition to his duties at Educational Services of America, Greg was the Chief Risk Officer and Sr. Compliance Officer for their subsidiary, SouthEast Bank. Greg developed and oversaw compliance, risk management, and vendor management for both organizations. Greg graduated from East Tennessee State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. He has furthered his education in the field of compliance by attaining the coveted designations of Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and Certified Community Bank Compliance Officer (CCBCO).
Latest articles from Greg Sawyers
Changing the complaints paradigm in banking.
As ever changing technological opportunities arise, Senior Compliance expert, Greg Sawyers, discusses how compliance professionals must combine risk mitigation with the benefits of open banking, blockchain, and digital currency.
Temenos Compliance Expert, Greg Sawyers, answers the top questions from the Temenos Compliance Advisory Panel Live Q&A focusing on Payment Deferral Plans.
Compliance expert, Greg Sawyers, shares questions to ask your financial institution when considering cloud computing services.
All of us continually focus on traditional compliance topics, yet know we should expect some changes each year.
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With a new administration, we have seen several changes. One of those, in particular, is with the CFPB. In the past, they have been very proud of publishing the list…
Over the many years that I have been in compliance, complaints have increasingly become a hot topic.