Marc Cocorocchio (Communications Director) holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Management, from York University, and a Diploma in Human Resources Management, from Seneca College. Since graduation, while building a career in the Canadian financial sector, Marc has continued his studies and has obtained multiple designations, CFCS, CAMS and CIPP/C. In April 2020, he completed the Regulatory Compliance and Legal Risk Management for Financial Institutions certificate program, from Osgoode Hall Law School, at York University. Presently, Marc is an active member of the Downtown Toronto Toastmasters Club, to further develop his communication and leadership skills.
From a career point of view, since 2005, Marc has held increasingly demanding positions within a number of banking institutions. During this period, he has developed a thorough understanding of the Canadian financial sector. He began his Compliance career at TD Canada Trust in 2012, as a Compliance Officer. In 2016, after more than ten years at TD Canada Trust, Marc decided to leave TD, to take a position with the Home Trust Company, as an AML Advisory Manager. A year later, he accepted a position at the Wells Fargo Bank, Toronto office, as a Financial Crimes Consultant. In this role, Marc advised on the Canada and Latin America business of Anti-Bribery and Corruption Legislation. Within the first six months at Wells Fargo, Marc saw his mandate transition from an advisory to a governance role. He thus played a key role in the implementation of Financial Crimes Risk Management relating to KYC, AML, AB&C, and International Sanctions, across the Canada and Latin America businesses.
Since January 2019, Marc has been with Capital One, Canada Branch. He began as Principal Compliance Advisor. His role was to develop and implement two new testing programs for: (first) Evaluating pre-contract due diligence activities for third parties, post-contract third-party reporting, and general compliance with OSFI’s B-10 Guideline, and (second) Identifying and Examining Emerging Risks through the review of: Self-identified Risks, Compliance Testing, Internal Audit Reviews, Regulatory Examinations and Industry Trends. Within the first six months, he was promoted to Manager, and responsible for two direct reports. Most recently, and with the realignment of his team’s organizational structure, Marc was appointed as Test Lead for the four Canada testing programs.