FTI Consulting announced the expansion of its financial services practice within the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment with the appointment of three professionals in New York.

The addition of Marc Walby as a senior managing director and Karen McDonald and Amber Vitale as managing directors enhances FTI Consulting’s anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, compliance, risk management, and regulatory offerings for financial institutions.

Walby brings more than 20 years of international strategic leadership experience to FTI Consulting. He most recently served as managing director and chief operating officer for Deutsche Bank AG’s Americas Risk Management division.

McDonald brings nearly 20 years of experience in compliance programs, investigations, and litigation, 10 of which have been with global banks. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, she was a senior compliance officer for developing and overseeing the implementation of the anti-bribery and corruption compliance program for Société Générale’s U.S. Corporate and Investment Banking businesses.

Vitale specializes in economic sanctions, anti-money laundering, and anti-bribery and corruption compliance. She has 15 years of experience conducting investigations and working on compliance matters involving numerous industries, including financial services, oil and gas, shipping, heavy equipment, agriculture, and real estate. Most recently, Vitale was head of sanctions advisory at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.