Posted by Brian Monroe - firstname.lastname@example.org 10/27/2021
ACFCS Member Spotlight: The secrets to success for Jumio’s Craig Fetterman? Treat those under you like they were your boss, continually broaden knowledge, network
Who inspires you?
What is one thing - industry-related or not - that you learned in the past month?
What is something about you that not many people know?
What do you do in your current role
What does your career trajectory in financial crime look like?
What is the best advice you have ever received?
What is the worst advice you have ever received?
What would you say are the most important attributes for someone in your position to succeed?
When you’re in a customer success role such as mine, you need to be able to see things from other people’s perspectives.
What may seem like a small inconvenience from a technology perspective can be a major issue for somebody that has a regulator arriving for an audit the following week.
Or a software interface that requires a few more clicks to accomplish a task may seem insignificant, but to a team of analysts who are overwhelmed by alerts to investigate, those extra few seconds add-up.
It’s important to empathize with the position that they’re in so that you can make more informed decisions.
How has (compliance, investigations, etc.) changed and evolved during your career?
Why did you join ACFCS or gain the CFCS designation?
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
How did you get your first job in the field and what advice would you give other job seekers to help land their first position.
For professionals with 5-10 years of experience, what advice would you give them to help advance to senior management roles?
See What Certified Financial Crime Specialists Are Saying
"The CFCS tests the skills necessary to fight financial crime. It's comprehensive. Passing it should be considered a mark of high achievement, distinguishing qualified experts in this growing specialty area."
KENNETH E. BARDEN
"It's a vigorous exam. Anyone passing it should have a great sense of achievement."
(CFCS, Official Superior
de Cumplimiento Cidel
Bank & Trust Inc. Nueva York)
"The exam tests one's ability to apply concepts in practical scenarios. Passing it can be a great asset for professionals in the converging disciplines of financial crime."
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"The Exam is far-reaching. I love that the questions are scenario based. I recommend it to anyone in the financial crime detection and prevention profession."
(CFCS, CAMS Lead Compliance
Trainer, FINRA, Member Regulation
Training, Washington, DC)
"This certification comes at a very ripe time. Professionals can no longer get away with having siloed knowledge. Compliance is all-encompassing and enterprise-driven."
CFCS, CAMS, CFE, CSAR
Director, Global Risk
& Investigation Practice
FTI Consulting, Los Angeles