Deirdra O’Gorman has 26 years of experience as a senior financial services executive. She has held numerous leadership positions, including CEO of a de novo financial institution and Market President for a nationally chartered bank, with $17 billion in assets. With her extensive banking experience, Ms. O’Gorman founded one of the leading BSA/AML consulting firms for cannabis banking, DX Consulting, in 2014. In the last 3 years, Deirdra and her business partners founded Empyreal Logistics, a cash logistics company that provides transit, deposit processing and onsite audit solutions for financial institutions and businesses. Empyreal Logistics currently services 28 states in the continental U.S.
In 2016, Deirdra was named one of 20 “People to Watch” in the cannabis financial services industry and has been featured in articles by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN and more. She is considered one of the foremost experts on banking and compliance for highly regulated industries. Through her work, she has become a nationally known speaker and can be found working with financial institutions, regulators, government agencies, entrepreneurs, and attorneys who are looking to gain a better understanding of emerging markets.