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Compliance Team

Felix Mazer
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary
Stacey Prakash
Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer
Laura Houlihan
CAMS, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer

 

Felix Mazer

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary

Mr. Mazer is the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary for EBC and its parent, CXI. He oversees all regulatory compliance issues for EBC and joins with a wealth of experience working with financial institutions. Previous to joining EBC, he was with Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”), where during his 7+ years with the organization he took on increasing senior and more diverse roles within RBC Capital Markets (Canada) Compliance. Mr. Mazer initially joined RBC as head of RBC Capital Markets (Canada) Control Room. He subsequently went on to senior roles within RBC Capital Markets Institutional Compliance which included, Director of Compliance for the institutional equity and derivatives trading business in Canada, and most recently, Director and Senior Advisor with RBC Investor and Treasury Services. Prior to joining RBC, Mr. Mazer was Senior Policy Counsel with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (“IIROC”).

Mr. Mazer is a licensed lawyer in Ontario and New York and a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the New York State Bar.


Stacey Prakash

Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Ms. Prakash is the Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of EBC and its parent, CXI. Mrs. Prakash has more than 15 years of foreign exchange experience working with Mr. Pinna at FCE and CXI. Ms. Prakash’s background and experience has focused on strategic development, operations, and regulatory compliance and reporting. Prior to CXI, Ms. Prakash served as Chief Compliance Officer for Bank of Ireland’s FCE in both the United States and Canada. Additionally, while FCE was publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE:FXX), Ms. Prakash served as the Vice President of Operations for six years and as Chief Financial Officer for four years before the company was acquired by the Bank of Ireland.

Ms. Prakash received a Bachelor degree in Finance from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida and a Political Science degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.


Laura Houlihan

CAMS, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer (Exchange Bank of Canada)

Ms. Houlihan is EBC's Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer (CAMLO). Ms. Houlihan was previously Vice President & Senior Global Financial Crimes Compliance Specialist at Bank of America. Ms. Houlihan brings to EBC more than 15 years of anti-money laundering (AML) and anti-terrorist financing (ATF) compliance experience in the financial services industry. In her previous roles, she was responsible for developing, executing and maintaining AML/ATF compliance programs for Canadian financial institutions.

Ms. Houlihan holds the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) specializing in business and political science from Wilfrid Laurier University.