People on the Move: A.J. Koehn, Urban FT
A.J. Koehn has joined Urban FT Inc., a digital payments platform provider and 2017 Pay Awards winner for Startup of the Year, as its new senior vice president of compliance and program management. “With more than 15 years’ experience in financial compliance and risk management, A.J. brings to Urban FT an established track record of leadership in navigating BSA and AML compliance, as well as interpreting legal and regulatory requirements in the context of existing and new product development,” said Richard Steggall, Urban FT CEO. Since 2001, Koehn has held senior compliance and risk mitigation roles with U.S.- and Canadian-based companies—with a particular focus on online payments and prepaid card issuance in North America and Europe. She is also active in a number of professional associations to advance the practice of financial compliance and is a candidate for ACAMS certification.