Brian Waldman

  • Financial Management
  • Aurora, Colorado 80015
  • Apr 23, 2017
Full time Financial Services

Personal Summary

Growth-focused, results-driven, and highly analytical professional with comprehensive experience in regulatory compliance, business analysis, background investigations, risk mitigation, and program development.

Armed with strategic skills in conceptualizing and implementing organizational policies and business requirements; boosting employee performance and productivity; and executing training initiatives. Recognized for solid work ethic in handling multiple priorities to successfully attain set-forth objectives. Articulate communicator with well-honed interpersonal abilities in cultivating and maintaining positive rapport with all levels of professionals.

Work Experience

Senior Compliance Officer
Western Union
  • Initiate store audits to ensure conformance to AML program set by Western Union and travel around United States visiting agent location which offer the company products

  • Demonstrate auditing skills and good customer relations in verifying the adherence of requirements and conducting training regarding Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti Money Laundering (AML) program

  • Provide immediate action in responding any compliance-related questions as well as executing follow up with agent to guarantee collection of all necessary documents

AML Compliance Supervisor
Global Field Organization
  • Led a team of six traveling employees in charge of assessing, developing, and mentoring Western Union and affiliate agents in AML/BSA regulations

  • Displayed proficiency in evaluating team effectiveness and compliance with corporate and governmental regulations and policies

  • Communicated with various business groups, including the United States Global Field Organization and Compliance System Team; as well as with upper management and internal and external clients

  • Assumed accountability in hiring and training new employees and external customers, while addressing problems and challenges

  • Oversaw in-office and remote team members, while expertly conceptualizing and implementing organizational policies

Senior Business Analyst
iWatch Development Team
  • Improved system experience for global compliance business groups by developing business requirements and executing user acceptance testing

  • Presided over weekly status meetings with the Development Team

  • Worked collaboratively with project managers, developers, executive management, and colleagues in resolving problems and guaranteeing program progression

  • Played a key role as change agent in supporting the organization throughout project rollouts and implementations

  • Administered all responsibilities associated with GFO global rollout, including staff members training on global level, follow-up plans execution, problem resolution, and conflict mitigation

Senior Compliance Officer | Strategic Account Relationship Manager
iWatch Development Team
  • Rendered effectual support to Western Union and affiliate agents in AML compliance

  • Maintained productive business relationship between compliance and national accounts

  • Ensured adherence to the Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, and other anti-money laundering regulations by developing and executing efficient programs

  • Guaranteed high-risk agents in the United States and Canadian branches of Western Union, Vigo, and Orlandi Valuta in conformance with government regulations

  • Mentored high-risk agents in anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist laws and regulations, including execution of audits for compliance purposes

Education

Coursework in Business Management
University of Phoenix
Associate of Arts in General Studies and Business Management
Aurora Community College