Chelsea Smith

US AML Officer & Head Of Conduct Risk Compliance at Citadel Securities

Chelsea Smith has a diverse work experience that includes roles in compliance and finance. Chelsea currently works at Citadel Securities, where they hold the position of Head of AML & Conduct Risk Compliance. Prior to this, they were an Advisory Compliance Officer and Advisory Compliance Associate at the same company. Before joining Citadel Securities, Chelsea worked at Goldman Sachs as a Financial Crime Compliance Analyst. Chelsea also gained experience as a Compliance Intern at both Group One Trading, LP and Fay Servicing, LLC. Additionally, Chelsea has entrepreneurial experience as the Founder and CEO of Kinder's Ice Cream LLC, where they managed and operated a fleet of ice cream trucks.

Chelsea Smith has an education history that includes studies in the humanities with a concentration in economics, sports anthropology, and media studies at the University of Chicago. Chelsea is currently pursuing a Doctor of Law degree (JD) at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, with an expected graduation year of 2023.

In addition to their academic pursuits, Chelsea has received the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMLS) certification from the ACAMS institution in July 2023. Chelsea also holds a CPR certification from the YMCA of the USA (National Resource Office), although the specific month and year of obtaining this certification are not provided.



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  • US AML Officer & Head Of Conduct Risk Compliance

    July, 2023 - present

  • Advisory Compliance Officer

    December, 2022

  • Advisory Compliance Associate

    January, 2020