Ronald Schwartzman, Esq. currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer at UniTeller Financial Services, Inc. and Servicio UniTeller, Inc., subsidiaries of both a US Bank Holding company and of Banorte, the largest Mexican-owned Bank and Number 3 in the country. Ron has held these positions at the Company since 2007; he began as GC/CCO at the Company in 2001. Prior to his role at UniTeller, Ron was a founding partner at the firm of Mezan, Stolzberg & Schwartzman in New York City, where he specialized in a corporate practice representing financial industry clients.
At UniTeller, Ron has developed an expertise in all facets of compliance for financial services entities involved in global money transfer. In particular, his expertise includes all areas of anti-money laundering laws and regulations (OFAC, KYC, EDD, SARs, Risk Assessments and licensing) and oversight of a global compliance department. He has been recognized by his peers for his expertise as a speaker at the Florida Int’l Bankers Association (FIBA) conference in 2014 and previously at the Homeland Security/US Treasury/Dept. of Justice Conference on Money Laundering and, in addition, for the past eight years he has addressed the Annual Conference of the state banking regulators, which attracts many federal banking regulators as well.
Ron is responsible for developing, monitoring and updating all risk rating and compliance policies and procedures at UniTeller, acting as the liaison for the Company with all regulatory agencies, and managing the examinations performed by state and federal authorities. Ron is a graduate of Vassar College and the University of Florida School of Law, where he was Senior Editor of the Law Review.