Bill Ward

Executive Vice President, Chief BSA/AML and Security Officer

Bill Ward joined First Republic in 2014 as Executive Vice President – Chief BSA/AML and Security Officer. He has over 30 years combined experience in law enforcement, corporate security, investigations, fraud prevention and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance, Economic Sanctions and Foreign Corruption. Prior to joining First Republic, Bill was the Executive Vice President, BSA/AML and Security Officer at Union Bank overseeing the Financial Crimes Risk Management program. He earned his BA from the University of Massachusetts and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program and Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command.