Brian is a Managing Partner of Stratis Advisory with more than 15 years of experience in strategy, risk, legal, and compliance serving startups through Fortune 500 companies. He manages an international portfolio of FinTech start-ups, money service businesses, financial institutions, government agencies, universities, and entertainment. Brian has served as an expert in civil and regulatory matters related to anti-money laundering (AML) and digital currency compliance, and international bond swaps. Moreover, he has testified before domestic and foreign governments.
Brian previously co-founded CoinComply, the first risk and compliance solutions provider devoted exclusively to the FinTech and digital currency ecosystem. Prior to CoinComply, he led Booz Allen Hamilton’s west coast strategy and risk practice on advising board of directors, audit and compliance committees, and executive management of global financial institutions under consent orders for AML deficiencies, money service businesses, and international intelligence firms. Moreover, he has served as a guest lecturer at New York University’s Law School and Stern School of Business on AML laws, regulations, and digital currency compliance. Brian is a frequent presenter at international risk and compliance conferences.
Brian is a recipient of Stony Brook University’s 2014 Top 40 Under Forty Award. He serves as a Non-Executive Director for a post-IPO global FinTech firm and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the Chairman of the ACAMS Chapter Steering Committee, and an Executive Board member of the award winning ACAMS Northern California Chapter. He received his J.D. from New York Law School and his B.A. in Political Science from Stony Brook University.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, @StratisAdvisory, or 917.554.9903.