ACBB Employee Spotlight

Willie Maddox

ACBB Employee Spotlight


Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Willie Maddox oversees the company’s Risk Management and Compliance efforts.  She is focused on evolving the company’s risk management capabilities and chairs its Risk Management Committee.

Willie brings a breadth and depth of banking experience that’s inclusive of strategic planning, business development, healthcare underwriting, and accounting, and has been actively involved with compliance and enterprise risk management since 2005.  Her work has focused on developing and implementing programs to strengthen risk management oversight. She brings high energy, levity, and is passionate about cultivating collaboration, building successful high-performance teams, and lifelong learning.

Previously, Willie was a Senior Vice President, Business Risk and Compliance Program Manager at Fulton Financial Corporation.  Prior to that, she was Vice President, ERM Risk Assessment Manager for KeyCorp. She looks forward to leveraging her experience and talents to help community banks evolve their governance and risk management practices.

Willie is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.  Willie teaches in the Master of Arts in Financial Integrity degree program, which is an in-depth curriculum offering students a unique and comprehensive education in anti-money laundering, counterterrorism, and related integrity initiatives.  She has also served on non-profit and industry boards and currently is a member of the Financial Integrity Institute Advisory Board and Executive Committee. In addition, Willie serves as a MAAPE Examiner for Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE), a Baldrige-based awards program that serves PA, NJ, and DE and helps organizations improve their performance and outcomes in seven areas defined by the Baldrige Excellence Framework: leadership, strategy, customers, measurements, analysis and knowledge management, workforce, operations, and results.  

Willie received her MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts from Lakeland College, Sheboygan, WI.  Willie is a CPA and holds the following certifications: CAMS; CRCM; CRMA; and CGMA.

She enjoys living in downtown Lancaster, PA and exploring the city on her walks.  You can contact Willie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..