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Why pursue your CRCM designation?

Consider these professional benefits and values of certification:

Career Enhancement

Differentiate yourself with a credential that sets the standard of professional expertise in the compliance field. Learn more about the value of certification to you and your institution.

Free Subscriptions

CRCMs receive a free electronic subscription to ABA Bank Compliance magazine (bimonthly, 6 issues per year).

Continuing Education (CE) Database

CRCMs can identify relevant professional development options quickly and easily with the Certification Manager, which highlights programs that have been approved for CE credit.

New CRCM Referral Incentives

Refer one person who applies for a certification exam in a given calendar year, and ABA will waive your certification renewal fee for the next calendar year, up to $275. Please use the Referral Form.

CRCM Discount

CRCMs receive special pricing for registration to the following conferences:


CRCM Advisory Board

ABA works with industry leaders to maintain and advance the CRCM credential.

  • Natalia Coen, CRCM (Chair), Chief Compliance Officer, Gateway First Bank
  • Nandini Agarwal, CRCM, CAMS, CIPP/US, Director, Compliance Risk and Governance, Sterling National Bank
  • Kelli Buchanon, CRCM, Compliance Risk Manager Senior Bank Compliance, USAA Federal Savings Bank
  • Tina Cline, CRCM, SVP, Chief Compliance & CRA Officer, Audit Manager, First Century Bank
  • Philip Pace, ESQ., CRCM, AVP, Compliance Officer, Cambridge Trust
  • Tracy A. Stanfield, CRCM, SVP Risk Management, Alpine Bank
  • Nancy Taylor, CRCM, SVP Chief Compliance Officer, Compliance Department, NBH Bank
  • Shannon Thomason, CRCM, CERP, SVP Chief Compliance Officer, Central Bancompany
  • Vanessa Willis-Cannon, JD, CRCM, Vice President, ERM Program Manager, Fifth Third Bank

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