John Epperson

John Epperson

Managing Partner, Financial Services

225 West Wacker Drive

Suite 2600

Chicago, Illinois 60606-1224

United States

John Epperson is a partner in Crowe LLP risk consulting group and leads the delivery of regulatory compliance services related to money services businesses. John also maintains a leadership role within the firm’s national anti-money laundering (AML) and model risk management services group.

John has more than 10 years of experience and specializes in working with diversified financial services firms ranging from de novo banks to the top five global financial organizations. He has assisted the firm’s largest and most complex clients with risk management, auditing and internal controls governance, and AML regulatory compliance in the areas of:

  • Enterprisewide model risk management programs
  • AML risk assessment and enhanced due diligence
  • AML model validation, calibration, and optimization
  • Payment card industry compliance
  • Regulatory action remediation
  • Investigations, look backs, and due diligence outsourcing

John has also provided internal audit, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act and Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance services for financial institutions including working closely with senior bank management in developing and monitoring effective internal controls.

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Internal Auditors member
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners member


  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting
    Miami University