Tara Spencer leads the Compliance Services team at All Covered. She has 25 years of financial, operational, and compliance audit and risk management expertise in the community banking space. Ms. Spencer is a graduate of Muhlenberg College with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Economics, a Certified Community Bank Technology Officer (ICBA), and is a member of the Financial Managers Society (FMS).
Prior to joining All Covered, Ms. Spencer was the SVP of Audit and Compliance at First Choice Bank and the Director of Internal Audit and Compliance at Two River Community Bank. In these roles she was responsible for leading teams charged with all aspects of risk management and compliance, including information technology compliance, consumer compliance, enterprise risk management, vendor management, GLBA risk assessments, business continuity planning and disaster recovery for financial institutions. She has authored and enhanced many policies and procedures to guide senior leadership and employees in implementing safe and sound compliance, operational, financial and risk management practices.
Additionally, as the Director of Risk Advisory Services at McGladrey LLP, Ms. Spencer led a client-focused team that provided risk assessments, internal audit, compliance, and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) consulting services for financial institutions with asset sizes ranging from one hundred million to five billion dollars, including co-sourcing and outsourcing arrangements.