Individuals of LLCU compliance department earn Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist designation

DECATUR, ILLINOIS (October 25, 2023)Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) is committed to the highest  standard of regulatory compliance practice. Steps to achieve this standard have involved empowering  staff to attain certifications and education to ensure continued enhancement of credit union security. In doing this, members of the LLCU compliance department have recently earned the designation of  Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialists (BSACS). The Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist  designation showcases a credit union’s commitment to identifying the latest forms of illicit financial  activities and understanding evolving Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and anti-money laundering (AML) laws. 

“This notable pursuit shows our commitment to upholding rigorous regulatory standards and fortifying  our expertise in BSA/AML and compliance protocols,” states LLCU Assistant Vice President and  Compliance Officer, Brittni Stout. “We look forward to leveraging our newfound expertise to continually  enhance the compliance landscape within our institution, which will in turn help us to provide our  members with safe and secure products and services.” 

The LLCU compliance members who have received this designation are as follows: Brittni Stout, CUCE  (AVP & Compliance Officer), Domenic Zavarella, CAMS (BSA Officer), and Susan Phelps (Quality Control  Specialist II).

[Photographed left to right: Brittni Stout, CUCE (AVP & Compliance Officer), Domenic Zavarella, CAMS (BSA Officer), and Susan Phelps (Quality Control Specialist II).

About Land of Lincoln Credit Union

Land of Lincoln Credit Union was founded in 1947. As a full-service financial institution, LLCU serves nearly 35,000 members. Membership in LLCU is open to anyone who lives or works in 28 Illinois counties and their immediate family members. Land of Lincoln Credit Union offers 15 convenient locations in 10 cities to best serve the needs of its membership. As a part of the CO OP shared branching network, members also have access to over 5,000 branches and 30,000 ATM locations nationwide. For more information, visit us online at


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