AML RightSource, a Gabriel Partners Company, is the leading provider of co-sourced AML transaction monitoring. Our team of nearly 100 professionals provides transaction monitoring, high-risk enhanced due diligence, and subject matter expertise to our clients.
Christopher R. Brauser
CPA/ABV/CFF, CIRA, CAMS
Mr. Brauser is a founding member and Chief Executive Officer of Gabriel Partners. In this role, he provides leadership in product and market development, company strategy, and subject matter expertise. He is an accomplished financial and consulting professional and has frequently served as an expert in the areas of financial analysis, mathematics, econometrics, and forensic accounting in a number of courts and arbitrations. Mr. Brauser is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania (BSc Economics) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (MSc Finance and Accounting). Mr. Brauser is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Ohio, is Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, is a Certifies Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor, and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.
John S. Ellis
Mr. Ellis is the partner in charge of quality control and also assists in various advisory and client service matters. He provided and led corporation valuation and related advisory services for over 18 years, with a primary focus on the value of equity, derivative securities, invested capital, and intangible assets. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the Case Western Reserve School of Law.
Frank H. Ewing, Esq.
Mr. Ewing is the partner in charge of operations and subject matter expertise in the firm’s risk and compliance practice and also serves as Assistant General Counsel. He is a licensed attorney and anti-money laundering expert with over 13 years of combined professional experience in global consulting, banking, and law. Mr. Ewing has extensive hands-on experience in the areas of anti-money laundering compliance, regulatory enforcement actions, regulatory affairs, internal audit, commercial litigation, corporate investigations, fraud, and risk management.
Mr. Ewing earned his undergraduate degree at LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York and his juris doctor at the University of Buffalo Law School.
Eric M. Fudo
CPA, ABV, CFF
Mr. Fudo is the partner in charge of the firm’s advisory practices. He specializes in providing forensic investigations related to accounting and cash flow related issues, along with providing opinions related to lost profits and other forms of economic damages. His dispute analysis experience spans many different industries in a number of different venues, including Federal court, state court, and in the arbitrated proceedings run by American Arbitration Association and FINRA. His corporate recovery experience spans the globe, having performed financial forensic investigations across Asia, Europe, South America, and, of course, North America. Mr. Fudo earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Syracuse University and began his career in New York City as a big-four (the, big-six) auditor, serving several Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Fudo is a Certified Public Accountant in Ohio and New York, is Accredited in Business Valuation, and Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Paul W. Linehan, Esq.
Mr. Linehan is heavily involved in the firm’s risk and compliance practice as a subject matter expert. Prior to joining the firm, he spent 16 years as an attorney at a large Cleveland-based firm, advising clients in multiple areas of complex litigation including representing financial institutions and other corporations negotiating forbearance agreements and debt restructurings, and evaluating and purchasing troubled companies. Mr. Linehan earned his B.B.A in Accountancy from the University of Norte Dame and spent four years as an audit-side CPA at a big-four (then, big-six) accounting firm before returning to law school at the Case Western Reserve School of Law. Mr. Linehan serves his community as a member of the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation Board. Mr. Linehan also serves as the firm’s General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer.