Joanna Flanagan

Vice President for Compliance Policy
Western Union

JOANNA FLANAGAN is the VP for Compliance Policies and Standards at Western Union where she manages a team of attorneys and paralegals who draft regulatory compliance policies and program standards for the company globally. She has over 25 years of experience in banking as a corporate and investment banker, corporate finance attorney, and regulatory risk manager. Previous roles include SVP positions at Bank of America, HSBC, and TD Bank. She was an Associate Attorney in the corporate finance group at Mayer Brown for four years advising bank and hedge fund clients. Joanna earned JD and MBA degrees from The University of Texas at Austin and an AB in Philosophy from The University of Chicago.