Jeff Johnston is a Senior Vice President and Compliance Manager of the Anti-Money Laundering Financial Intelligence Unit (“FIU”) of Northern Trust. In this capacity, Jeff is responsible for all money laundering and terrorist financing investigations involving Northern Trust’s U.S. operations and foreign correspondent banking business. Jeff is the primary liaison with law enforcement for AML and terrorist financing matters and is the point of contact listed on all Suspicious Activity Reports filed by Northern Trust.
Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2009, Jeff managed Bank of America’s AML Investigations Unit located in Chicago. Jeff also held a similar role at LaSalle Bank, N.A. prior to the acquisition of LaSalle Bank by Bank of America.
Prior to LaSalle Bank, Jeff was a Senior Associate in the Forensic & Dispute Services practice at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP in Chicago, specializing in white collar crime investigations.
Jeff received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, in May 2001.
Jeff is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and received his CAMS certification in 2006.