Zions Bancorporation has appointed Karin Lockovitch, a 16-year veteran of the financial industry, as its new director of compliance.

Lockovitch is a certified regulatory compliance manager (CRCM) through the American Bankers Association and a past Chair of the Utah Bankers Association Compliance Committee.  She has served on the boards of Prevent Child Abuse Utah and the 4th Street Clinic Healthcare for the Homeless.

Before her time at Zions Bancorporation, Lockovitch served as Senior Vice President and Consumer Compliance Officer for SunTrust Banks in Atlanta, GA where she had responsibility for the regulatory compliance of SunTrust's Consumer and Small Business Banking businesses that included a $125 billion portfolio. She also previously served as senior director of regulatory risk management for Ally Financial, where she was responsible for the development of the compliance program following the GM restructure. Past experience includes positions at Target Bank, Lehman Brothers Commercial Bank, and American Express Centurion Bank.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Utah.