Brian Arrington is Managing Director of CIBC Bank USA’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Office of Foreign Assets Compliance (OFAC)/Sanctions compliance program (AML Program). In his current role, he helps direct and administer AML Program governance for CIBC’s US Region with regard to: compliance strategy; risk assessment; operations; training; management information systems (MIS) and reporting; key management initiatives; and, special projects, among other duties.
Mr. Arrington has spent over 20 years within the financial services industry in both the public and private sectors. He has served in various roles including: AML Specialist Master, as well as Manager, with Deloitte, LLP’s Advisory practice; Senior AML Examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; AML and OFAC Compliance Officer and process coordinator for a large bank in the Chicagoland area.
Mr. Arrington has also served on ACAMS’ Editorial and Educational Committees since 2013, written articles for ACAMS Today magazine, and participated on panels at both ACAMS’ Annual and International AML & Financial Crime Conferences. He received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, DePaul University, and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).