Head of Risk Management
Frida Bank is Executive Vice President & Head of Risk Management of CTBC Bank, where she serves as group head of Bank Secrecy Act, Compliance and Risk.
Ms. Bank has thirty years of banking experience in operations and compliance risk management, including risk assessment as well as interface with regulatory agencies, executive management, and board of directors.
Previously, for nine years she served as Senior Vice President, Director of Compliance at East West Bank, where she oversaw a team of 40 AML/BSA and regulatory compliance staff. She directed bank-wide regulatory compliance initiatives for East West and its $22 billion in assets in more than 130 branches.
Prior to East West, Ms. Bank was First Vice President, Compliance Manager with Cathay Bank, where she managed all aspects of BSA and Community Reinvestment Act compliance and post-merger activities nationwide. Previously, she served six years as Senior Vice President, Compliance Manager for CTBC Bank.
Earlier in her career, she served in various compliance oversight and management roles at Tokai Bank, Olympic National Bank and Security Pacific Asian Bank.
Ms. Bank holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, VA. She has also served on the California Bankers Association Regulatory Compliance Committee.