Eric Scofield (Co-Chair) is a Partner and CEO of Abaxx Associates, LLC, a professional services firm based in northern Virginia where he serves as an expert advisor, management, and data consultant to his clients. Mr. Scofield’s core focus is assisting clients to leverage financial data and intelligence in support of their domestic and international financial investigations, enforcement, analysis, and policy missions. Through public and private sector experience he has helped evaluate the financial underpinnings of national security threats, the impact of U.S. targeted financial measures, and assess vulnerabilities and tactics used by illicit financial networks. During his time as a U.S. Treasury officer, he acted as an important liaison channel between policymakers and the greater U.S. national security infrastructure.
He offers specific expertise in supporting anti-money laundering and financial crimes investigations, financial sanctions policy and enforcement, and combatting terrorism financing. His clients recognize him for his strong technical depth in sanctions analysis and enforcement and his ability to manage international financial intelligence strategies. Mr. Scofield has a degree in Systems & Information Engineering, dual MBA and MSBA graduate degrees, CFCS and PMP certifications, and published research on anonymous online financial transactions.
Abaxx is a proud member of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) Financial Threats Council which works to strengthen public-private cooperation and information sharing regarding the broad range of threats faced by government, the financial services sector, and other industries, which include cyber security, money laundering, terrorist finance, transnational organized crime, corruption, and confidence in U.S. and global financial infrastructure. Mr. Scofield supports domestic and international engagements with financial service firms, firms specializing in financial investigations data and software, and a range of U.S. government agencies to include Treasury, FBI, IRS, Department of Justice, and various national security organizations.