ACAMS CEO Scott Liles returned to his roots when he joined the world’s leading mission-driven membership organization dedicated to ending financial crime in November 2020; bringing with him considerable global experience and expertise across a multitude of consumer-facing sectors. Most recently, Scott served as the President of two of Nationwide Insurance’s growth and innovation companies. He led the turnaround of Nationwide Pet Insurance, a $500 MM market leader in pet health insurance. Scott launched Spire Insurance, a new company in Nationwide’s portfolio that is innovation driven, mobile first and millennial focussed. Over the course of his career, Scott has served as a legislative aide in Texas, an economist in South Africa, the director of a U.N. development initiative in Vietnam, a senior manager with Accenture in London and San Francisco, and an associate principal with McKinsey & Co. in Washington D.C. Scott earned his MBA from the London Business School and a Master’s in Economics from the University of Cape Town.