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John Wagner

Photo of John Wagner Director for Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

John Wagner is the Director for Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering Compliance at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

Mr. Wagner directs the development of Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and anti-money laundering examination policy and procedures. He also provides policy interpretations and guidance to field staff, represents the OCC and the U.S. Department of the Treasury on interagency task forces, and develops training programs.

Mr. Wagner began his OCC career 27 years ago as a financial intern and an Assistant National Bank Examiner in Dallas, Texas. He subsequently served as Problem Bank Analyst, a Large Bank Compliance Examiner in San Francisco, and as a BSA Policy Specialist in Washington, D.C. Mr. Wagner is a commissioned National Bank Examiner and a certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

A native of New York state, Mr. Wagner earned his bachelor of science in business administration (finance and international business) in 1981 from Northeastern University, Boston.