Matt is SRA’s Senior Managing Director for Compliance Management and has extensive experience in Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, and BSA. Prior to joining SRA, he was the Senior Vice President for Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering at Capital One Financial, the Corporate Compliance & BSA Officer for MBNA Corporation, and the Chief Compliance Officer for MBNA Canada. Prior to MBNA, he managed Corporate Compliance, the Appraisal Division and other control functions at MNC Financial as well as managed regulatory compliance matters and coordination with federal banking authorities. He began his career at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as a National Bank Examiner.
Mr. Neels has served on the American Bankers Association’s Compliance Administrative Committee and was active with the Delaware Bankers Association Compliance Committee. He is currently Chairman of the Board of the Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia. He holds certifications in Compliance, Privacy, Money Laundering and Risk Management.
Mr. Neels is a graduate of the University of Maryland.