Karen Ellis

Vice President of Client Solutions

Karen has been in the financial services and payments industry for over 20 years serving as a leader for complex and global operations and compliance initiatives.  Karen is a results-driven and collaborative partner who has led large scale implementation and change efforts.

Prior to joining Credere Group, Karen developed key regulatory compliance program elements while at First Data and led the Global Anti-Money Laundering and Government Sanctions teams.  Karen previously headed global onboarding operations for Western Union, achieving process improvements resulting in expedited revenue, while managing widely dispersed global teams.  Prior to her global operations role, Karen was responsible for risk assessment, product support, policies and procedures, and training for the Global Anti-Money Laundering compliance function.  ​