K. Frankel, CAMS, CFE
Brian has specialized experience in Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) compliance, federal fraud investigations and various regulatory compliance matters in both the public and private sectors.
Currently, Brian leads consulting engagements that include: consent order remediation, risk assessments of BSA, AML, and OFAC programs, BSA/AML independent audits, and model validation testing for the transaction monitoring systems at various financial institutions nationwide.Brian also assists client with implementation of Robot Process Automation (RPA) projects, creation of custom algorithms to detect suspicious activity,and optimization of the existing transaction monitoring and sanction screening models to reduce the false positives observed.
Prior to joining Kaufman Rossin, Brian performed complex AML investigations at one of the Big Four banks and was responsible for overseeing a team of 15 analysts conducting high risk reviews in the areas of suspected human trafficking, trades based money laundering, and foreign corruption and bribery.
Brian speaks across the country at various events with the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and has been published in a global journal on the subject of human trafficking and the emerging risks of money laundering in the U.S.
Brian is currently on the Board for the ACAMS South Florida Chapter and the FinTech and USF Program. Brian is also currently pursuing his Master’s of Science in Data Analytics from Texas A & M University.