Bob Kenny is the Director of the Strategic Intelligence Unit (SIU) for First Republic Bank’s AML Operations Group where he oversees Intelligence de-confliction, coordination, and production within AML Operations.
Previously, Bob was a Senior Intelligence Research Specialist with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), for 11 years, where he was assigned working as a liaison for FinCEN in the Northern California Region and as the FinCEN Representative to the San Francisco High Intensity Financial Crimes Area (HIFCA) Task Force working in support of financial investigations and providing liaison assistance to law enforcement agencies in the Northern California area on FinCEN related issues.
Prior to his assignment with FinCEN, Bob spent over fourteen years with the Department of Defense working in support of law enforcement and intelligence community efforts related to criminal investigations and operations, as well as serving in the United States Army for 11 years prior to that.
Bob is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and a member of ACAMS, and an Executive Board member of the Northern California Chapter of ACAMS. In addition, Bob is also Certified Criminal Analyst and a member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts.