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Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist

Baldwin, NY
February 24, 2020

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Officer Development ● Operation & Strategic Advisory ● BSA/OFAC Investigative Work

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist with over 8 years of retail banking and federal agency financial crimes investigative analysis experience with a strong knowledge of BSA, AML, PATRIOT Act, KYC, OFAC, and other AML related regulatory policies. U.S. Army Field Grade Officer with over 18 years of successful Operational, Security, Human Resources and Logistics Management experience from Company thru General Command levels. Extensive knowledge of Government Contracting, IT Management, Project Management, as well as overall unit level training.


New York National Guard Counterdrug Task Force New York, NY 3/2017 – Present

Counter-Threat Finance Analyst/Supervisor

Worked extensively with Bank Secrecy Act Reports, including Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR’s) and Currency Transaction Reports (CTR’s), to develop targets for proactive money laundering investigations.

Provided case support for federal investigations through analysis of financial records and assessments of financial transactions involving criminal proceeds and hidden assets.

Performed extensive research on subjects to develop in-depth intelligence reports which integrated details from the suspicious activity with additional information such as potential links with criminal organizations.

Utilized Department of Treasury and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) databases, as well as other third-party databases to facilitate intelligence gathering.

Summarized research findings in written intelligence reports to present in formal meetings with Asst. U.S. Attorneys, Asst. District Attorneys, and Special Agents assigned to the El Dorado Financial Crimes Task Force, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Have reviewed and analyzed over 4,500 BSA documents to include SAR’s, CTR’s, and 8300’s in support of ongoing money laundering and other financial crime investigations.

Managed a Financial Intelligence Staff of 35 junior and mid-level analysts assigned to the Counterdrug Task Force within the New York City region, providing training, mentorship, and oversight for the commander of the region, while assigned to the High Intensity Financial Crimes Area (HIFCA), the financial crimes division of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

53rd Troop Command, New York Army National Guard (Active Duty) Cortlandt Manor, NY 4/2015 – 3/2017

Mobilization Officer

Served as the primary staff officer/subject matter expert for mobilizing units for 53rd Troop Command, a 1-Star General level command with over 5,600 Soldiers, focused on all aspects of pre and post-mobilization activities such as the formulation of plans, policies, and budget analysis pertaining to unit readiness, mobilization, and deployment.

Successfully mobilized 9 National Guard units with over 1,000 Soldiers with planned training, deployment to the Middle East region, and de-mobilize with no budgetary constraints, nor injury.

Assisted the Logistics and Operations sections to ensure that all planned training was properly funded and supported with the necessary life support and training aids needed to execute the mandatory mobilization training.

Supervised a staff of 14 fulltime personnel embedded within the mobilizing units to ensure that the planned training guidance was supported and executed in preparation for unit deployment.

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3/401st Army Field Support Battalion (Deployed) Afghanistan 2/2014 – 12/2014

Deputy Commander/Project Manager

Successfully completed two retrograde projects in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) utilizing internal military assets saving the U.S. government over $2.5 million in contracts and labor costs.

Served as the Contract Officer Representative to audit and ensure the assigned private contractors completed their tasks, assignments and scheduled milestones in accordance with the Performance Work Statement (PWS).

Developed and managed the training and operational tasks of all Soldiers to include safety concerns and the overall well-being of all Soldiers, private contractors, and Department of the Army Civilians under my command.

187th Signal Company, New York Army National Guard Farmingdale, NY 4/2009 – 2/2014

Company Commander

Deployed unit assets to set up communications at all locations that the Battalion and Brigade were deployed to, to make sure that connectivity and connections were in 100% working order.

Advised the Battalion and Brigade Commander on all capabilities, limitations, and deployment of signal support resources a brigade of over 4,000 Soldiers.

Managed the unit budget and the maintenance of 22 tactical vehicles, and sensitive satellite/communications equipment valued at over $20 million and implemented a system to track property on-hand, in-service, and signed-out for the unit.

JP Morgan Chase, NA New York, NY 6/2011 – 4/2015

Relationship Banker/Registered Representative

Profiled and analyzed banking and investment products to develop a financial strategy for a client’s personal financial needs.

Generated new clients using a personal, face-to-face approach that built trust and emphasized personal service to the individual client.

Partnered with branch Mortgage Officers, Business Bankers and Financial Advisors, to ensure customers/clients received access to subject matter experts who could assist them with their specialized financial needs.

Developed client relationships, coordinated and presented portfolio review with prospective/current clients.


WEBSTER UNIVERSITY St. Louis, MO 5/2014 – 5/2017

Master of Arts in Information Technology Management (5/2017)

Honors: magna cum laude (3.8/4.0)


Bachelor of Science in Finance


Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt


Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) (Active)

Licensed Notary Public – State of New York (Active)

Security Clearance – Top Secret/SCI (Active)

Foreign Language – Spanish (fluent – speech, reading, and writing)

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