Karen Boyer has over 20 years of diverse banking experience with over 15 in the realm of Fraud. She is currently Senior Vice President of Financial Crimes and Fraud Intelligence, at M&T Bank. In this capacity, Karen is responsible for running teams of analysts and investigators, developing fraud detection and prevention strategies related to financial channels in and out of the organization, and managing the risk of the evolving real-time payment methods in the financial industry. She continues to successfully develop key strategies and techniques to substantially reduce loss and protect new product releases as payments continue to digitize and deliver in real time.
Ms. Boyer is an active member of the ABA, FS-ISAC, IAFCI and BPI. She Co-Chairs both the Fraud Monitoring Task force for FDX and the Cyber Fraud Industry Group for the IAFCI. She’s actively involved on the ABA Fraud Advisory Board, among several other industry steering committees.