Oct. 30, 2017, MIAMI — The Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS), a BARBRI professional association, today announced that financial crime prevention and anti-money laundering expert, Jon Elvin, CFE, CAMS, has joined the organization’s Advisory Board.
Elvin currently leads the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions Department for PNC Bank, responsible for the enterprise program within the Independent Risk Management (IRM) organization. He offers nearly 30 years of progressive experience, and has held a variety of positions within banking, the intelligence community, the U.S. Army, and the professional services field.
Prior to his current role, which serves to foster innovation in PNC’s BSA/AML Program and across the businesses, Elvin served as the bank’s chief compliance officer, and before that, he was chief BSA and AML officer. Over the course of his career, he also served as a senior manager and cofounder of an AML service solution for an international services and accounting firm.
“Jon is clearly a welcome addition to our Advisory Board,” said ACFCS Executive Director Garry Clement, CAMS, CFE, CFCS. “He has an excellent reputation with a passion for ensuring impactful disruption against financial crime, and I’m confident will add substantial cross-industry expertise to the team.”
“I’m very excited to further my involvement with ACFCS,” added Elvin. “The organization stands for the highest quality in financial crime prevention education and resources, and I look forward to contributing to its future direction.”
Elvin is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). He retired from the United States Military after honorably serving 20 years in the Army and Army Reserves. His service included seven years active duty and a deployment to Iraq. Elvin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management from Geneva College.
The Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS), a BARBRI Professional Association, is a worldwide organization for professionals who work in diverse financial crime prevention disciplines. ACFCS awards the Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS) certification to qualified candidates who pass a proctored examination. Professionals in financial crime prevention from more than 50 nations have already obtained the CFCS certification.