John Moody, III, CAMS—Brecksville, OH, USA

John Moody is a native of the greater Cleveland Ohio area and an accomplished CAMS professional. With a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Akron and a CRCM from the Institute of Certified Bankers, Moody's career covers a wide-banking background. He specializes in the analysis, creation and maintenance of anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing compliance programs that effectively integrate with financial institution business initiatives.

He started his career in 1981, working in various roles at seven different banks. These banks ranged from small U.S. banks to two large U.S. regional banks. Moody has been with KeyBank N.A. since April 2005 as the BSA officer and vice president. He is responsible for governing Bank Secrecy Act compliance topics and reports to the chief AML officer.

In addition, he is a founding director of the ACAMS Northern Ohio Chapter and was recently re-elected for another term. Moody participates in several AML peer call groups. In his current compliance manager role, Moody draws from various earlier roles, such as branch manager, accountant, compliance officer and senior compliance auditor. Moody's outside interests include traveling to the National Parks of the U.S. and Canada, hiking, rafting and canoeing in the Rocky Mountains and other locations as well as reading and watching science fiction.

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