Press Release

Bank of the West Names Tracy Brock Chief Compliance Officer

San Francisco, CA

Bank of the West today announced the appointment of Tracy Brock as the Bank’s Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), responsible for developing the strategic plan for monitoring of effective businesses operations, including all Compliance Risk Management programs. In this role, Brock will lead compliance across the Bank’s business units as well as over AML/BSA, Testing, Fair Lending, Operations, Strategy, and Administration.

Brock most recently served as Head of BSA/AML/OFAC at Bank of the West. Brock will report to Nandita Bakhshi, President and CEO of Bank of the West and Co-CEO of BNP Paribas USA, and Eric Young, CCO of BNP Paribas Americas IHC. Brock also will be a member of Bank of the West's Executive Management Committee, reporting to Bakhshi and Young.

"Tracy's dedication to compliance and engagement drove positive results that we value as we work to redefine banking for a better future," said Bakhshi. "We have worked hard to build a strong compliance culture at Bank of the West and look forward to further strengthening this commitment under Tracy's leadership"

Brock joined Bank of the West in 2015 as Head of BSA/AML/OFAC, responsible for the enterprise strategy and execution of the BSA/AML and OFAC Programs.

"During his time at the Bank, Tracy has successfully utilized his expertise and sense of focus to drive our compliance discipline forward, helping to build and transform our programs and practices to best protect the Bank and our customers," said Young. "Tracy is a trusted member of the Bank of the West team with a demonstrated ability to lead and motivate."

Prior to joining Bank of the West, Brock held senior leadership roles at MUFG Union Bank, N.A., Washington Mutual, and Charles Schwab & Co., creating the enterprise strategy, oversight and execution of BSA/AML and OFAC Programs. He will be based in the Bank's headquarters in San Francisco.

About Bank of the West
We are driven by our fundamental belief in redefining banking for a better future. At a time when people demand more from companies, we are taking action to ensure our activities help protect the planet, improve people's lives, and strengthen communities. That's why we are focusing on areas where we can have a real impact: supporting energy transition, helping enable women entrepreneurs and financing innovative start-ups. As the bank for a changing world, Bank of the West is committed to sustainable finance along with our parent company BNP Paribas. Through Digital Channels and offices across the U.S., Bank of the West provides financial tools and resources to more than 2 million individuals, families and businesses. 

Media Contact: 
Anita Fox
Bank of the West


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