Paige Mason is an associate director of compliance in the Washington, D.C. office at Guidepost Solutions. She works on multiple financial institution matters involving anti-money laundering, Know-Your-Customer regimes, sanctions/embargoes, correspondent banking, and regulatory requirements for fintech companies. Ms. Mason’s experience further includes working closely with large government contractors in evaluating their internal investigative functions, conducting assessments of anti-money laundering and anticorruption compliance programs, designing compliance monitoring programs across ethics and compliance programs, and drafting compliance policies and procedures on topics ranging from third party due diligence to records retention. Most recently, Ms. Mason served on the team engaged as an independent compliance monitor for a mortgage lending company’s settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
From January to July 2018, Ms. Mason was a private sector participant in the prestigious 2018 Public-Private Analytic Exchange Program’s (AEP) team focused on “Artificial Intelligence: Using Standards to Mitigate Risks”. AEP is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on behalf of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Prior to joining Guidepost Solutions, Ms. Mason was an embedded contractor attorney in the Asset Forfeiture Money Laundering Section (AFMLS) at the DOJ, where she worked with United States Attorneys’ Offices and investigative agencies. During her tenure, she also participated in federal agency working groups, drafted standard operating procedures for the Program Management and Training Unit, provided guidance on a wide range of DOJ policies, and worked closely with the International Unit in AFMLS on issues related to international sharing.
Prior to joining AFMLS, Ms. Mason was an associate attorney with the Miami office of Berger Singerman LLP. She concentrated her practice in corporate restructuring and commercial litigation. During her time at Berger Singerman, she regularly worked on fraudulent transfer cases, appeared in federal and state court on behalf of corporate clients, and worked closely with forensic accountants.