With an international membership, ACAMS staff can be found speaking, moderating and training at different events around the globe. Find out where you can meet and mingle with someone from the ACAMS family.


Timothy D. McClinton
  • Timothy D. McClinton

  • President and Managing Director
Kieran Beer
  • Kieran Beer, CAMS

  • Director of Editorial Content and Editor-in-Chief ACAMS moneylaundering.com

Bio

Kieran Beer, CAMS, joined Fortent in May 2006 to launch a new compliance news and legal research, Fortent Inform. With Fortent’s subsequent purchase of Alert Global Media in January 2007, Kieran became editor-in-chief and editorial director ACAMS moneylaundering.com, which incorporated Inform, Money Laundering Alert and moneylaundering.com.

Prior to joining what has become ACAMS, Kieran was executive editor of Bloomberg Wealth Manager, a trade magazine for financial advisers and family offices. He also served as a staff writer for Bloomberg Markets Magazine.

Kieran has been a financial journalist for more than 20 years, beginning his career at Institutional Investor, where he worked as a reporter and editor in the newsletter division and was a contributor to Institutional Investor magazine. He served as editor-in-chief of The Bond Buyer, founding editor of Thomson Municipal News/The Bond Buyer Wire and as the editor of the American Banker.

Kieran writes a column and periodically reports on money laundering and bank compliance. He has served as a panelist and moderator at industry conferences and appeared on CNN, CNBC, WCBS and spoken on NPR and Bloomberg radio (WBBR).

Hue Dang
  • Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit

  • Head of Asia

Bio

Establishing its Regional Head Office in Hong Kong in 2008, Hue Dang is the Head of Asia of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (“ACAMS”).  ACAMS is an association of professionals in the Anti-Money Laundering /Financial Crime field with its global headquarter in Miami, Florida, USA.  The mission of ACAMS is to assist in the fostering/building the AML/Financial Crime community by building relationships with key stakeholders: regulators, law enforcement agencies, financial institutions, industry associations and working groups.

Ms. Dang is an Advanced Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, specializing in Audit (CAMS-Audit), having published a whitepaper, “Financial Inclusion, Developing Economies, and Effective Implementation of the Risk-Based Approach in AML/CTF: The Need for Legislative and Regulatory Leadership to Motivate Private Sector Commitment & the Role of Audit.

Ms. Dang has conducted numerous AML trainings around Asia, including for central banks, private-sector financial institutions, and universities.  She is also the Program Chair & Moderator for all ACAMS training events, including the Annual Asia/Pacific AML and Financial Crime Conference, and annual country seminars held in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Mumbai, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur.  She is a frequent speaker at AML-related conferences around the region, Europe and the US.  She also conducts the Annual Train-the-Trainer Program to certify ACAMS trainers.

Ms. Dang has more than 20 years’ experience in banking and finance.  She was previously a Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Manager with Barclays Capital’s Investment Banking Division in Singapore, Director for Business Development at Citibank’s Global Consumer Banking Group in Singapore and Director of Business Development, Asia/Pacific, for Thomson Financial in Hong Kong.  Ms. Dang holds educational degrees from the US, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with honors from Amherst College and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Geoffrey Charles Fone
  • Geoffrey Charles Fone, CAMS

  • Vice President, General Manager America’s

Bio

Geoffrey Charles Fone, CAMS is ACAMS Vice President, General Manager America’s and brings over 20 years of management & business development experience to the financial service industry. For the past 6 years he has led ACAMS sales growth both in the United States and into the broader international markets, resulting in 30,000 members in over 100 countries. Prior to his move to the United States, Geoff was Sales Manager at Anglo/Dutch publishing giant Reed Elsevier based out of London UK, with responsibility for penetration, development and growth of major accounts throughout Europe & Asian Sub-Continent. A seasoned executive and respected leader, Geoff is a native of the United Kingdom. He resides in Miami with his wife and three children.

Angela Salter
  • Angela Salter

  • Head of Europe and CIS

Bio

Angela Salter joined ACAMS in 2015 to lead the organisation’s development across Europe and the CIS region. A senior commercial executive with a strong track record in international market development, Salter has spearheaded the growth of several global businesses serving the international financial services community in leadership roles with organisations including Thomson Reuters, Hoppenstedt Bonnier, Moody’s and Financial Times.

Highly rated for market insight, innovation and commercial nous founded in integrity Salter is widely respected as a builder of sustainable, mutually beneficial business relationships for customers and partners.

Fernando Salomao
  • Fernando Salomao

  • Director of Marketing

Bio

Fernando Salomao is a Global Marketing professional with a diverse international management experience, and a broad skill of product development for consumer electronics and consumer packed goods industry. Salomao has an extensive understanding of global marketing campaigns management and execution, bridging clients’ needs with company’s set of products and services, across multiple touch points and platforms. He joined ACAMS in 2017 as the Director of Marketing.

Prior to joining ACAMS, Fernando led multi-cultural teams while managing multi-million business groups at companies such as Kellogg’s and Sony Electronics, with an expertise in developing go-to-market and brand strategies designed to improve customer’s experience.

Fernando is passionate about understanding what drives the buying decision and what strengthens client’s synergy with company. He holds an MBA degree from Kellogg School of Management where he still actively contributes for prospective student orientation.