Kenneth A Smith CAMS

Director, Global Financial Crimes and Compliance, Bank of America

Ken is responsible for oversight of the Special Case Management program within the Global Financial Crimes and Compliance Anti-Money Laundering Group. In this capacity, he leads a team that is responsible for significant AML and terrorist financing investigations as well as the law enforcement liaison program. Prior to joining Bank of America in 2010, Ken served as the Special Agent in Charge, Office of Investigations, for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Atlanta, Georgia and had responsibility for all aspect of the ICE investigative mission in the States of Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Prior to his appointment as Special Agent in Charge Atlanta, Ken served as the Chief of the Contraband Smuggling Unit in ICE Headquarters, Washington, D.C. Ken began his law enforcement career with the Naval Investigative Service in Norfolk, Virginia in 1985. He later became a Special Agent with U.S. Customs Service in Detroit, Michigan where he worked a wide variety of investigative areas including money laundering, narcotics smuggling and trade fraud. He also served as the Resident Agent in Charge for the U.S. Customs Service, Office of Investigations in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Ken is a Michigan native and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration from Eastern Michigan University.