Tapia, MBA, CAMS, GAMS, CFE
Andres Tapia has 16 years of progressive financial service experience working with community banks ranging in size from $1 billion in assets to large regional banks of up to $125 billion in assets. Andres has successfully managed retail and compliance teams and has a strong background in retail banking, private banking, fraud, and BSA/AML compliance. He has also started banking divisions as well as a De-Novo Bank.
Being bilingual afforded Andres a unique opportunity to manage multiple groups of compliance analysts and investigators along the US-Mexico border. During this time, he gained experience with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), consent orders, lookback projects, cash intensive businesses, Cross-Border banking, High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, High Intensity Financial Crime Areas and creating and motivating efficient teams.
Andres obtained his MBA from Belmont University in Nashville, TN and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). He is also holds both Gaming Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (GAMS) and Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) designations and is a member of Institute for Certified Gaming Professionals and Certified Fraud Examiners.