Roberto C. Castro-Fuentes (Membership Director) is the AVP, AML Investigations Manager in Jacksonville, FL combating financial crimes via retail banking, including fraud, human trafficking, terrorist financing, risk activities related to wires (High-Risk Geography), possible structuring, amongst others. He started his career in the financial services industry in 2008 at Caracas International Banking Corp in private/international banking and transitioned to fighting financial crime at Citi Bank in 2015. He has managed teams in the AML sector for Citi Bank, Deutsche Bank, and Ameris Bank involving strategic planning, compliance application & adherence, analytics, transaction monitoring, cross-border wires, informal currency exchange, and investigations.
Roberto attended the University of Puerto Rico. He has a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management and Finance. Professionally, he is a certified anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS) and completed courses in entrepreneurship, business plan strategies, marketing, human resources, financing, planning and development, insurance, and budget strategies, among other business-related topics.