Jim Arndts is the Head of the Financial Crimes Center of Excellence of the Americas for MUFG. In this role, he is responsible to manage Investigations, Analytics, Data Governance, Quality Assurance testing and all other Operational functions for the Americas region Financial Crimes program. Mr. Arndts has worked in the Financial Crimes Compliance industry for over 19 years and prior to joining MUFG he was the Consumer Lending Financial Crimes Executive with Wells Fargo, N.A. Jim previously lead Financial Crimes Strategy & Transformation for U.S. Bank and prior to U.S. Bank he was the BSA Officer at Capital Bank (now First Horizon Bank) where he led the AML and Fraud teams. He also held multiple AML positions with RBC where he was most recently the Head of the Global AML Financial Intelligence Unit, based in Toronto, ON. Prior to joining RBC in 2007, Jim worked at Bank of America where he was a Senior Risk Technology Manager and responsible to manage the AML technology program.
Jim Arndts has an MBA from the McColl Scholl of Business at Queen’s University of Charlotte and a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from Ohio University. Mr. Arndts is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, a board member of the Carolina’s Chapter of ACAMS, participant in industry working groups and regularly speaks at financial crimes industry conferences.