Forman, CAMS, CGSS
Ms. Forman is Citigroup’s Managing Director for the Global Financial Crimes Investigations and Intelligence unit (GFCII). The GFCII’s function is to conduct complex global investigations across financial crimes risks, including anti-money laundering, sanctions, terrorist finance, anti-bribery and corruption, and other illicit activity that poses a risk to the bank. Prior to taking on this role, Ms. Forman was Citigroup’s Global Head of the Global Investigations Unit, whose mandate was focused on enterprise-wide investigations of high-risk clients, focusing on anti-money laundering and terrorist finance.
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.