December’s ACAMS AML Professional of the Month was awarded to Kathalin Carvalho, CAMS. Carvalho was recognized for her tremendous dedication to the anti-money laundering (AML) profession.
Carvalho is currently the director of regulatory risk compliance at Jabil where she is responsible for the development and execution of effective legal and regulatory risk management programs for the company. She has over 15 years of experience working in Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering, risk, regulatory corporate compliance, and criminal investigations with governmental and non-governmental domestic and international institutions.
Prior to working at Jabil, she was the vice president of compliance at Provest and the surveillance manager for the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) where she was responsible for the supervision, maintenance, development and implementation of the companies’ compliance and /or ethics programs. From 2005 to 2010, she worked at Banco Do Brasil and Citigroup in the areas of global AML operations and monitoring, terrorist financing, regulatory compliance, customer enhanced due diligence, USA PATRIOT Act and risk. She was also responsible for implementing a compliance program for BB Money Transfers operations in the U.S. and Brazil, in addition to supporting Banco Do Brasil’s New York, Orlando and Miami offices and liasing with state and federal regulatory authorities to fulfill the bank’s regulatory efforts. Carvalho obtained a law degree from the Universidad del Zulia.
In 2001, she attained a master’s degree in criminology from the University of South Florida, and she holds a master’s degree in international law and business from Stetson University College of Law in Florida. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and a Certified Compliance Corporate and Ethics Professional (International).
Do you have a mentor who has actively influenced your anti-money laundering (AML) career path in a positive way? Does someone in your network exemplify excellence in AML? Recognize their commitment: Nominate them for ACAMS AML Professional of the Month.