Tim has licensed AML and Sanctions Interdiction Software to over a 1400 financial institutions since he started working in the banking compliance arena in 1994.
Tim is an expert on OFAC/Sanctions issues and has addressed OFAC and BSA issues at conferences throughout the United States and internationally. Tim has published articles in the ABA Bank Compliance Magazine, ACAMS Today and Western Banking Magazine. Tim was a member of the ACAMS’ Certification Exam Task Force in 2010 and 2016, as well as ACAMS' Task Force for it's new certification for Certified Global Sanctions Specialist -CGSS. Tim was a member of a working group formed by the United Nation’s Al-Qaida Taliban Sanctions monitoring team pursuant UNSCR 1735 in 2007. In June 2006, at the request of the US Department of State, he addressed an EU-US Workshop on Financial Sanctions and Terrorist Financing in Vienna, Austria. Tim provided training for the; Office of the Comptroller Currency and Federal Reserve Bank’s BSA/AML specialists on OFAC and BSA compliance technologies. In 2004 Tim was a member of the ABA’s BSA -OFAC Working Group on OFAC Examination Procedures. In 2003 he addressed BSA and OFAC as a faculty member of NACHA’s Payments Institute. In 2002, Tim consulted the FBI on interdict software capabilities within the financial institution marketplace. In 2001, while working for Thomson Financial Media, and in conjunction with First Data Western Union, Tim wrote the original product requirements for the first international interdiction database called Thomson’s Global Regulatory File, (now LexisNexis® FircoGlobal WatchList®); the first commercially marketed international sanctions database.
Tim served as the Chairperson of the West Coast AML Forum 2012-2018 and is currently on the Advisory Board. He is an active certified member of ACAMS first graduating class. After earning a Bachelor’s of Business Administration Degree BBA from the University of Iowa he attended Xerox’s International Management Center in Leesburg, VA