Ashton Woodling, CRCM, CIA, serves as a Virtual Compliance Officer (VCO) for Review Alliance. Ashton received her bachelor’s degree from Westminster College and Master of Business Administration from William Woods University. She’s worked in the financial services industry for over ten years and in banking for the last eight of those. Ashton holds both the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Regulation Compliance Manager (CRCM) certifications.
Ashton has audited banks ranging from $150 million to $25 billion, trained staff auditors, and created and maintained audit programs. Additionally, she conducted compliance audits and inspections in the capacity of Compliance Auditor for Missouri’s Office of the Secretary of State, Securities Division, and as such, was appointed to a special Broker Dealer Operations group within the North American Securities Administrators Association.
As a VCO, Ashton helps banks alleviate weaknesses in their compliance programs, both by identifying deficiencies and providing guidance toward best practices. She is also one of our featured authors for B/A’s monthly publications.