Ana L. Pereira, CPA, CCEP

Ana L. Pereira, CPA, CCEP – SVP and Senior Consultant
Ana L. Pereira, CPA, CCEP

SVP and Senior Consultant

Ana L. Pereira is recognized as a high level executive specializing in compliance matters. Ana brings over 20 years of significant experience in Ethics programs, Anti-bribery and Corruption, and Information Security Management. Her expertise is in Legal & Regulatory Compliance (AML, GLBA, Privacy), Anti-Bribery & Corruption (FCPA, UK Bribery Act), and Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (Dodd-Frank Act, Conflicts of Interest, Whistleblower Protection Act.) She specializes in CSMB’s Ethics and Compliance related business practice.

Prior to joining CSMB, Mrs. Pereira was vice president and compliance officer at Visa Inc., providing pivotal leadership throughout the U.S. and to Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Venezuela, and Colombia. In this role, Ana championed a broad set of integrated programs to support the governance structure of the organization, which included the code of conduct; ethics and compliance training; hotline and investigation process; disciplinary processes; compliance risk assessment; M&A / JV compliance integration; compliance validation; and the development of standards and procedures to meet legal and regulatory requirements.  Prior to joining Visa Inc. in 1996, Ana gained extensive public accounting experience within the auditing practice in the pharmaceutical, perfume and construction industries.

Mrs. Pereira earned her MBA with a concentration in Accounting from Barry University and received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida International University. She is both a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Compliance Ethics Professional.

Mrs. Pereira is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.