Aaron Blankenstein has served as a Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) officer of GE Capital Bank (GECB), since February 2014. In this position, Blankenstein oversees efforts to protect GECB from money laundering and other forms of illicit financial activity. He has over 14 years of experience in the banking industry and has worked in many areas of consumer and commercial compliance. Prior to joining GECB, his duties involved building and sustaining BSA/AML compliance for Ally Bank, an FDIC regulated commercial bank focused on automotive financial services and various online banking products (CD’s, money market, savings and checking accounts). Blankenstein worked for Ally Bank for over eight years and was appointed as the BSA/AML officer in 2011, where he served until his departure in February 2014.
Blankenstein also serves as the chapter representative and co-chair for the newly formed Greater Salt Lake City ACAMS Chapter and is thrilled to be working with such high-quality professionals in the Salt Lake area.
In addition, he holds a master’s degree in organizational management and he is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).