Mr. Fleming has over 46 years experience in both the financial services industry and Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) compliance.
Most recently he was the Assistant Director for the Office of Compliance at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) responsible for ensuring industry compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act through active partnerships with regulatory and law enforcement agencies as well as financial institution trade associations. Prior to that, he was the Assistant Director for FinCEN’s Policy Office and previously served as the Deputy Assistant Director for Compliance and Enforcement at FinCEN’s predecessor agency, Treasury’s Office of Financial Enforcement. Prior to returning to FinCEN he worked as a Senior Compliance Specialist for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency where he developed BSA/AML policies and examination procedures. In these positions he reviewed, analyzed and advised on BSA regulations, rulings and policies, supervised civil penalty investigations of BSA violations and negotiated civil money penalty settlements.
He also worked as a Program Analyst for Treasury’s Office of Thrift Supervision providing educational programs and compliance assistance to financial institutions, primarily in the area of BSA.
Prior to joining the government he was a banker for over 22 years. He was responsible for successfully developing and implementing numerous compliance programs as regulations were brought into force or amended.
During his government career, Mr. Fleming was recognized as an expert and authoritative speaker on BSA/AML issues and has spoken extensively on these matters to audiences throughout the U.S. and abroad over the last 20 years.