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Erika Peters

Erika Peters is a Managing Director based in Exiger’s New York office, where she focuses on the firm’s financial crime compliance and assurance practices.


Erika joined Exiger from the Internal Audit department at American Express, where she served as a Senior Compliance Manager. In this role, she supported management within the U.S. Card, Servicing and Collections team in executing the firm’s audit plan from a compliance perspective, ensuring appropriate regulatory coverage.


Prior to her time at American Express, Erika spent ten years at Deutsche Bank in various risk and control capacities. She was an Assistant Vice President within Internal Audit in New York responsible for executing compliance audits, with a particular focus on financial crime compliance, anti-money laundering (AML), and transaction monitoring compliance programs. Erika also supported the audit team in identifying the impact of regulatory reforms specific to the bank’s security businesses, while advising on adjustments to the department’s audit plan, coverage, and scope.


Erika also served in regional management at Deutsche Bank, where she managed the regulatory interactions of the bank’s businesses in New York, Frankfurt, and London. She worked in various capacities within the Compliance department, managing global projects, dealing directly with regulators, and conducting trading desk and branch reviews.

  • New York
  • Mercy College, Bachelor’s Degree
  • Pace University, M.B.A.
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
  • Senior Compliance Manager at American Express
  • Assistant Vice President, Internal Audit, at Deutsche Bank
  • Compliance at Deutsche Bank