John, a Deloitte Transactions & Business Analytics LLP principal, joined Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory and its Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions Advisory Practice in 2015. Prior to joining Deloitte, John was the Director for Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Policy at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). John retired from the OCC after 32 years in 2014.
During his time at Deloitte, John has advised clients on matters relating to BSA/AML compliance, including C-suite briefings and training; BSA/AML compliance program remediation and regulatory advisory; as well as BSA/AML/OFAC compliance program assessments, governance, enterprise risk assessments, customer risk rating development, customer due diligence (CDD), and enhance due diligence (EDD) services, transaction monitoring, sanctions services, and advising on strategies for addressing regulatory enforcement actions.
John is frequently sought out for his experience and knowledge on complex regulatory requirements/expectations, policy, examination, and enforcement matters.
John has extensive, multi-faceted, global AML experience. While at the OCC, he was the primary liaison to foreign government representatives on AML matters. John advised international organizations, such as Financial Action Task Force, Basel’s AML Experts Group, and International Monetary Fund, on international AML expectations and issues. John also coordinated supervisory activities and enforcement matters with foreign governments. He supported the Treasury Department financial sector initiatives through his leadership during the Private Sector Dialogues in Argentina, Colombia, Miami, and Washington, DC.
As Director for BSA/AML Compliance, John was responsible for developing and providing training to bank supervisors worldwide, including Barbados, Peru, Chile, and the United Arab Emirates. During his career, John also participated in bank examinations of US institutions operating in Argentina, Brazil, and the United Kingdom.