Chris Cuzzucoli joined Schwab in March 2010 as the AML/OFAC officer for Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., and was later appointed to the same position for Charles Schwab Bank and Charles Schwab Global Services, a money services business. He is also the officer responsible for Schwab’s Anti-Bribery program.
Cuzzucoli’s career has included positions in the legal, compliance, operational and risk management areas of AML. Prior to joining Schwab, Cuzzucoli served as North American head of AML for Barclays Corporate Bank, and previously served in the same capacity for TD Bank USA/TD Ameritrade and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein/Dresdner Bank. While at Citi, he served in various roles, including global head of AML and global head of Account Intelligence Units for Global Transaction Services, and as AML counsel for Salomon Smith Barney.
Cuzzucoli started his career on Wall Street working on securities litigation and has 17 years of experience in banking and securities. He is a member of the Bar in New York, Colorado and Washington, D.C., is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and has presented at AML conferences in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Caribbean. Cuzzucoli is a member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) AML Committee, served on the 2011 ACAMS Conference Task Force and as the co-chair of the 2012 ACAMS Conference Task Force.