Peapack-Gladstone Financial and Peapack-Gladstone Bank, a bank holding company with total assets of $2.7 billion, have appointed Maureen Hemhauser as chief compliance officer.

Hemhauser will be responsible for overseeing the bank's compliance program, including compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), OFAC, and anti-money laundering compliance.

Hemhauser has worked in the financial services industry for 25 years, most recently at FIS Global as senior compliance manager for established and de novo financial institutions throughout New Jersey and New York. At FIS Global, in addition to being a product developer for the FIS Regulatory Advisory Services group, she was also responsible for conducting monitoring reviews of all consumer compliance and Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations, BSA risk assessments, BSA audits, and BSA and Fair Lending training for boards of directors.

In previous roles, she served as Supervisory Compliance Review Examiner, FDIC New York Regional Office; FDIC Financial Institution Compliance Examiner, New Jersey; and FDIC Financial Institution Risk Management Examiner, New Jersey. In these roles she managed bank regulatory compliance and CRA examination case loads of over 90 financial institutions ranging in size from $20 million to $5 billion in Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Puerto Rico.