February’s AFC Professional of the Month was awarded to Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) Harold Davis. Davis was nominated for being a true partner to private and public sector colleagues and partners across multiple different agencies. His integrity, hard-work, passion and drive to prevent fraud and money laundering threats have positively influenced anti-financial crime investigations. Davis entered into duty as a special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in May 1999. From 1999 through 2012, he was assigned to the FBI Phoenix Field Office, to work on international terrorist investigations and various white-collar crime violations, including investment, securities, bank, mortgage and healthcare fraud.
In 2012, Davis was promoted to FBI Headquarters and assigned to the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Unit. Davis served as the FBI’s primary asset forfeiture program manager while supporting all 56 field offices on complex fraud and money laundering matters.
In July 2016, Davis was assigned to supervise the Financial Crimes Squad in New Orleans and led a squad of investigators, analysts and forensic accountants working significant financial crime and money laundering investigations.
In June 2019, Davis served as a supervisor in the FBI’s Cyber Division, Mission Critical Engagement Unit in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for liaising with the public and private sector on emerging and persistent cyber threats.
Since 2021, Davis has been assigned as the FBI detailee to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Davis coordinates and provides input to FinCEN on Bank Secrecy Act regulations and disseminations, as well as deconfliction to domestic and foreign agencies.
Do you have a mentor who has actively influenced your AFC career path in a positive way? Does someone in your network exemplify excellence in AFC? Recognize their commitment: Nominate them for ACAMS AFC Professional of the Month.