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Mooresville, NC, United States, 2009/03/05 - SightSpan™ is pleased to officially announce that Mr. Thomas Nollner, formerly of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), U.S. Dept of Treasury, joins the team as a Senior Consultant in the AML/Financial Crimes Risk Management Group.
Mr. Nollner joins SightSpan Inc.™ as a Senior Consultant, bringing over thirty years experience as a National Bank Examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), U.S. Department of Treasury. His work experiences include the examination of banks and federal branches, covering a broad range of sizes, complexity, and geographic locations, and the leadership of several policy related projects at agency headquarters.
For the past twenty years his specialty and focus has been on Bank Secrecy Act, Anti-Money Laundering, and Office of Foreign Assets Control issues. Several of Mr. Nollner’s assignments have been at multi-national institutions with enforcement actions involving Politically Exposed Persons, Correspondent Banking, and Suspicious Activity Reporting concerns.
Tom, will play an important role within SightSpan’s™ AML and Financial Crimes Management Division, assisting global clients on Fraud/Compliance/AML and Training, AML reviews and Overall Risk Assessments initiatives. Tom is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
When asked why he was interested in joining SightSpan Inc.™, Mr. Nollner responded, “I was attracted to SightSpan™ because there is an opportunity to join an expanding team on the forefront of AML/CTF risk management consulting. The programs SightSpan™ have developed, and the motivation shown by management and front line employees, show that SightSpan is the leader in the AML/CTF consulting field. In addition, SightSpan™ has new and innovating risk management and business process improvement programs for other lines of business and for Financial Investigations Units (FIUs) worldwide. The opportunity to be a member of a team implementing these types of programs was a personal and professional goal that I have long wanted to reach.”
John Walsh, CEO and President of SightSpan Inc.™, commented “SightSpan™ was pleased that Mr. Nollner joined our global Financial Risk Management Division. We at SightSpan™ realize that many firms tried to attract Tom due to his extensive AML background and his many years as an OCC Regulator. However, SightSpan’s™ global position as a recognized leader in AML Training and developer of Financial Crimes Risk Management Programs drew him to the SightSpan™ team.”
Mr. Walsh added, “Our clients have already begun to benefit from Tom vast experience and the SightSpan™ team welcomed him with open arms.”
SightSpan™ is a management consulting firm, specializing in business process improvement, corporate governance and risk and compliance programs globally.