Board of Directors


President

Deshietha Partee-Grier, CFE, CAMS

Deshietha (Dee) Partee-Grier is an Assistant Vice President at Deutsche Bank in the Financial Crime Investigations Unit combating international money laundering via correspondent banking.  She has managed teams in the Fraud & AML sector for Deutsche Bank, VyStar Credit Union, and U.S. Bank involving strategic planning, compliance application & adherence, analytics, claims, transaction monitoring, and investigations. She started her career in the financial services industry in 2009 at JPMorgan Chase in mortgage banking and transitioned to fighting financial crime at U.S. Bank in 2015.

Dee attended Spelman College & The Ohio State University, and has a B.A. in Economics.  She remains very passionate about youth and the community, and is a mentor through Take Stock in Children and The United Way.  She is also a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), the local Fraud Prevention Association (FPA), Toastmasters and numerous other professional organizations.  In her personal time Dee enjoys the lovely Florida life with her husband Trey and their exuberant, active children. 


Vice President 

Joy Bossardet, CFE

Joy Bossardet has over 8 years experience investigating corporate, non-profit, and intellectual property fraud, and currently works as an Anti-Bribery and Corruption Analyst at Deutsche Bank. Previously, she served as Brand Specialist for Wounded Warrior Project, and as a Fraud Analyst with Interline Brands. She attended Florida State College at Jacksonville where she obtained her BAS in Public Safety Management. Joy also co-founded and develops content for Park and Post Jax LLC, a social media management company catering to North Florida businesses. Joy obtained her CFE designation in 2016, and is experienced in intellectual property/branding, fraud investigations, and social media management. In her increasingly rare spare time, Joy is mom to two boys and a house full of rescue animals. 


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Amanda Graef, CFCS

Amanda Graef has 7 years of experience in the financial service industry and is currently a Fraud Prevention Analyst for US Bank’s Prepaid Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). She currently supervises the Fraud Operations team where she manages fraud prevention and detection programs, neural network rules and cases, country blocking, and monitoring of the Automatic Number Identification (ANI) fraud module databases. She has a BA in Supervision and Management with a concentration in Accounting from Daytona State College and an MBA in Forensic Accounting from New England College.


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Sara Coppage

Sara Coppage has achieved 9 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 3 years of experience in the area of fraud detection and investigation. She is currently a Senior Investigator for the Prepaid Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) at US Bank/FSV Payment Systems, where she reviews account activity, investigates fraud trends, and serves as a general knowledge resource for the Investigations team. Outside of business hours, she is a freelance writer of short fiction. Sara has a BA in Religion Studies with a minor in History from the University of Florida. She aims to achieve a CFE certification and a CFCS certification in 2018.


Training & Study Group Director

Patricia Constantini

 

Patricia is currently the Audit and Exam Coordinator at U.S. Bank for Payments System supporting all Business Lines.
 
She is a professional with over 20 years in the banking industry with combined experience in Risk Mgmt., Operations, Compliance, Regulatory Exams, Internal Controls, Audit and Training. She started her career in 1996 at First Union Bank to minimize bank losses from forgeries and detect and close new accounts fraud; later on moving to fight financial crimes at Bank of America and Deutsche Bank. She has developed and delivered classroom training for around 400 employees at CIT Bank on the UDAAP Reg Z- Consumer Complaints and  KYC- Onboarding, BSA/AML and fraud trends for a local community bank for around 100 employees.
 
Patricia has a “Cambridge  First Certificate in English” from London, England and a Diploma from the “Institute of Commerce” in Rome, Italy where she was born and raised until the age of 19; she has lived in Jacksonville, Florida since 1994. She is passionate about mentoring women and as such she actively volunteer her time in the local  community. 
She is a member of the ACFE and Toastmasters. In her personal time she enjoys the beach, reading, Universal Studios and going on cruises. 
 

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Andrea Valentin

Andrea Lee Valentin, MBA, CFE, CAMS, CFCS has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry and is currently the Prepaid Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) at US Bank/FSV Payment Systems, Inc. where she oversees the divisions’ fraud management, bank relations/program management, complaint response team, Issuer support,  operational compliance quality assurance, and various other operational teams. She has a BA in accounting from the University of Central Florida and a MBA in Economic Crime and Fraud Management from Utica College. Andrea’s case, Small Town Boys, appears in Joseph Wells’ “Internet Fraud Casebook: The World Wide Web of Deceit”.  Andrea is also the current Secretary for the Payments Risk & Fraud Consortium.


Advisory Board Member

Darlene Heather

 

 


Advisory Board Member

Derek Taylor

 

 


 

Advisory Board Member

Gus George

 


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