Rick A. Small CAMS

Executive Vice President, Director Financial Crimes Program, , BB&T

Rick brings leading insights on the challenges, strategies, regulatory expectations and future focus areas for anti-money laundering and financial crimes at a global level as Executive Vice President and Director of Financial Crimes at BB&T. Rick has over 35 years of experience in both the public and private sectors, including Senior Advisor for Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes at Ernst & Young LLP, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Wide Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Corruption and International Regulatory Compliance for American Express, Global Anti-Money Laundering Leader for GE Money and Managing Director, Global Anti-Money Laundering, for Citigroup. Rick previously held various positions with the United States Government, including as a Federal Prosecutor with the Justice Department, Antitrust Division and then the Organized Crime Strike Force and the Treasury Department as the Senior Counsel for Law Enforcement. Rick’s most recent government position was the Deputy Associate Director in the Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Rick is currently Chairman of the Advisory Board of ACAMS.