AML/BSA Compliance Veteran to Expand Company’s Financial Crimes and Compliance Operations
AML RightSource announced today that Chuck Taylor, CAMS, JD, will join the company as Executive VP, Head of Financial Crimes Advisory. Mr. Taylor brings over 20 years of progressive business achievement with a proven track record of success in regulatory compliance, along with exceptional skills in research, risk analysis, and training. He is an expert in Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) compliance. In January, Mr. Taylor moves from California to join the AML RightSource executive team in Cleveland, Ohio, reporting to Frank Ewing, CEO.
Mr. Taylor joins AML RightSource from City National Bank where he was the Senior Vice President, BSA & OFAC Officer. At City National Bank, Mr. Taylor was responsible for overseeing all aspects of enterprise BSA/AML/OFAC compliance. Prior to City National Bank, Mr. Taylor worked at California National Bank as Vice President, Director of BSA Compliance. Before then, Mr. Taylor was the Assistant Vice President, Operational Risk Manager, BSA Officer, and Manager of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) at Pacific National Bank.
“Chuck brings significant financial crimes and compliance expertise to AML RightSource, and the ideal background needed to understand the complex challenges and ever-evolving financial risk landscape,” stated Mr. Ewing. “Chuck is a true AML practitioner and a leading industry expert who can effectively lead our Financial Crimes Advisory practice and provide practical, proactive solutions that will support our clients’ financial assets and operations.”
John Byrne, AML RightSource Vice Chairman adds, “I have been fortunate to have worked with Chuck at conferences, seminars and other training events and his grasp of the wide array of AML/Sanctions/CTF issues is extraordinary. Most importantly, his ability to explain the complicated challenges we face will greatly assist the AML community.”
“I am excited to join such a respected AML company, and to help expand its Financial Crimes Advisory practice,” said Mr. Taylor. “In my new position, I will take the next step in my career bringing more creative, progressive and strategic solutions to AML. I hope to make a positive impact on the future of the AML community, while helping AML RightSource realize its maximum potential.”
Mr. Taylor speaks regularly at local and national AML conferences, is a founding member of the ACAMS SoCal Chapter, and serves as Board Chair of the West Coast AML Forum. He attended the Pacific Coast Banking School, obtained his bachelor’s degree in communications from University of California, Santa Barbara, and earned his juris doctorate at Santa Barbara College of Law.