AML RightSource is excited to name Vic Maculaitis as Partner/Head of Financial Crimes Advisory. AML Rightsource’s Financial Crimes Advisory practice assists financial institutions with a wide array of issues, such as financial institution fraud, anti-money laundering, economic sanctions, and combating the financing of terrorism. “His practice will greatly expand our current advisory capabilities and will allow us to better serve our clients,” said Frank Ewing, Partner/Assistant General Counsel of AML RightSource. Mr. Maculaitis and the Financial Crimes Advisory practice will be based out of the firm’s Phoenix office.
Mr. Maculaitis, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), has over 14 years of experience with multiple financial services firms and the United States Government. He has held prominent in-house leadership roles as both a Financial Crimes Program and Operations Executive. He is an expert in strategic policy and operations within the financial crimes risk and compliance space. His domain expertise spans across matters pertaining to the USA PATRIOT Act (USAPA); Bank Secrecy Act (BSA); Anti-Money Laundering (AML); Know Your Customer (KYC); Financial Intelligence (FININT); Economic Sanctions; Corruption and Bribery; Financial Integrity; Threat Finance; and Financial Fraud.
Mr. Maculaitis holds an AAS in Criminal Justice from The University of Akron, a BA in Political Science from Walsh University, and has completed graduate work in Strategic Intelligence at American Military University. In addition to being named Partner at AML RightSource, he serves as the Founder & CEO of i3strategies, LLC, a strategic management consulting firm that focuses on illicit/threat finance issues within the commercial and federal marketplaces.
“I am excited to deepen my relationship with AML RightSource in this new capacity. I have seen the firm’s positive growth and feel closely aligned with the firm’s forward-leaning initiatives,” said Maculaitis.