General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Bitcoin IRA
Maryann Bullion joined Bitcoin IRA, the first 24/7 retirement solution that allows customers to invest in Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies from within their IRAs, as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer in 2018. Maryann and her team handle a variety of complex legal issues and run a BSA/AML compliance program. Maryann previously served as Counsel at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) Financial Crimes Unit in the Washington D.C. area, providing legal advice and guidance to the FDIC in matters concerning the investigation, prosecution and sentencing of persons suspected of committing economic crimes against financial institutions. Prior to that, she served as a Senior Attorney in the FDIC Professional Liability and Financial Crimes Section based in Dallas, where she managed investigations and a large volume of civil plaintiff’s lawsuits against both individuals and insurance carriers.
Maryann began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender at the Lake County Public Defender’s Office where she conducted jury and bench trials. From there, she joined the team at Matuszewich, Kelly, & McKeever, LLP in the Chicago area as an Associate Attorney, where she provided litigation services to corporate, governmental and individual clients in McHenry, Lake, Kane, and Cook Counties. In addition, she served five years in the United States Army Reserve, where she earned the rank of Captain and, as a Judge Advocate, provided legal advice and guidance to the Command, soldiers, and their families.
Maryann received her B.A. from Spring Hill College and her J.D. from University of Miami School of Law.