Bonnie Newsome


In 2020, Bonnie became a part of CLA's financial services group after working in credit union compliance for nearly two decades.  She possesses hands-on expertise in risk assessments, internal controls, and compliance procedures, as well as the relevant methods for implementing regulatory mandates.  Bonnie has a solid understanding of compliance regulations that affect Bank Secrecy Act, deposits, consumer lending, websites, and marketing.


  • Bachelor of business administration from Radford University, Radford, Virginia
  • NAFCU Certified Compliance Expert
  • Credit Union Compliance Expert
  • Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist
  • Regulatory Compliance committee for the Virginia Credit Union League