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Cassandra “Cassi” Chandler has led a distinguished career as an innovative strategist, identifying and addressing cyber and fraud risks in the banking industry and as a Senior Executive within U.S. government services and the financial services industry. She is currently CEO and managing partner of Vigeo Alliance, which partners with businesses to grow emerging leaders, retain diverse talent and build a culture of leadership in an inclusive organization that thrives. She also serves as an independent federal monitor with the NYPD and she is an Adjunct Professor at Pace University. Cassi has been a member of Global Diversity and Inclusion Boards for a multi-national bank and Louisiana State University.
Previously, Chandler was Senior Vice President for Business Operations at Bank of America, where she was responsible for building an integrated framework to identify, evaluate and assess emerging risks and the operational effectiveness of enterprise coverage areas. She developed enterprise-wide teams and analytic processes to identify emerging cybercrimes, fraud trends and consumer risks. She also served on the Global Diversity Advisory Board. Before joining Bank of America, Chandler spent 23 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where she directed criminal, terrorism, and cybercrimes investigations and foreign intelligence activities. She led training, the redesign of the Bureau’s health care fraud and criminal intelligence programs and was appointed to the U.S. Senior Executive Service as an Assistant Director.
Chandler is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Senior Executive Service Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive under President George W. Bush, the National Center for Women & Policing’s “Breaking the Glass Ceiling” award, and the Norfolk NAACP Trailblazer Award. She served on the U.S. Marine Corps Red Team, which monitored the Corps’ assessment of expanding infantry officer roles to women. She earned her BA from Louisiana State University and her JD from Loyola University School of Law. She is currently a member of the Third Way Bi-Partisan Advisory Board on Cyber Crimes Enforcement.