Forman CAMS, CGSS
Ms. Forman is presently the Managing Director for the Global Financial Crimes Investigations and Intelligence unit for Citigroup. With over 30 years of Federal Law Enforcement experience, Ms. Forman brings a wealth of anti-money laundering and trade fraud expertise to this position. Under Ms. Forman’s leadership, the GIU conducts complex global investigations of high-risk clients. The enterprise-wide nature of the GIU’s investigations requires coordinated analysis of client activity in multiple jurisdictions and business sectors.
Prior to joining Citigroup, Ms. Forman served as the Independent Court Monitor for the Western Union and State of Arizona judicial settlement. In addition, Ms. Forman was a consultant in private practice specializing in business compliance in the fields of anti-money laundering, trade fraud, IPR and immigration. Ms. Forman served for over five years as the Director, Office of Investigations where she oversaw the largest investigative arm for DHS, with over 6,200 Special Agents and administered a budget of more than $1.6 billion. Ms. Forman was the architect and Executive Director of Operation Green Quest, a highly successful U.S. Department of Treasury led multi-agency task force that was immediately established after September 11, 2001 to address the threat of terrorist financing.
Ms. Forman is currently an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law, where she instructs on AML Compliance and Terrorist Financing. In addition, Ms. Forman serves on the Board of Directors for the ASIS International Council on Global Terrorism, Political Instability and International Crime. She is the recipient of the prestigious Presidential Rank award for meritorious service, the Women in Federal Law Enforcement President’s award and the Secretary of Homeland Security’s Silver Medal for leadership. Ms. Forman holds a Master of Science degree in management from National-Louis University, a Bachelor of Science degree from American University and has completed the Senior Executive Fellowship Program at Harvard University.