Juan is the co-founder, EVP and Compliance Officer of Unidos Financial Services, Inc., an innovative financial services and technology provider catering to merchants and under-banked end consumers in the US. He is responsible for the company’s technology strategy formulation and execution, as well as its AML and compliance risk management infrastructure. Previously, he was Chief Compliance Officer of Remesas Quisqueyana, Inc. in New York City.
A Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist since 2003, Juan has over a decade’s experience of building and managing AML/CFT and regulatory compliance programs for multiple international jurisdictions, including Canada, Italy, the United States and Spain, and is recognized as a pioneer in the development of compliance and risk management best practices for the money transfer industry.
Juan has been a lecturer, moderator, panelist and organizer of Anti-Money Laundering and Regulatory Compliance conferences, seminars, workshops and webcasts on dozens of occasions. He is an international thought leader in applied technology, hands-on skills for success, operational excellence and leadership in the AML Compliance domain.
In August of 2008, Juan was granted permanent resident status by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services by reason of extraordinary ability in the fields of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT).