ACAMS 17th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference

Professional of the Year

The ACAMS Professional of the Year Award has been bestowed upon an elite group of professionals over the last several years and we are currently seeking nominations for the 2017 award recipient. This year, ACAMS will again recognize a member who has made an outstanding contribution to AML/CTF and financial crime prevention. The winner will be recognized in front of nearly 3000 industry peers during the awards presentation portion of the conference, highlighted on the ACAMS website, and given special recognition in the ACAMS Today publication.

All entries must be submitted electronically and include:

  • Full contact information
  • Synopsis of your submission
  • A biographical synopsis of the nominee’s background

Incomplete, emailed or handwritten entries will not be considered. All entries must be submitted through the online system and provide sufficient information regarding note-worthy accomplishments that occurred during June 2016 – June 2017.

Nominations will be reviewed by the ACAMS Advisory Board. Board members are not eligible for nomination.

ACAMS will consider nominees who have made a significant, positive impact on the AML industry during June 2016 – June 2017. Examples of the kinds of contributions that will be considered include the following: successful money laundering investigations, enforcing key regulations, drafting and passing laws or implementing an innovative AML training method, to name a few. The nominee must be an active ACAMS member.

  • Difficulty in initial problem/mission/challenge
  • Efficiency of plans or methods to resolve problem/fulfill mission
  • Creativity of approach in solving problem
  • Results of professional efforts in terms of bottom-line impact
  • Must be an ACAMS member

You will have only one opportunity to submit your nomination information online. We recommend you draft your proposal in a Word document first, and then cut/paste the text into the online form when you are ready to submit a final version. (Once you have all of your submission information gathered, it takes approximately 30 minutes to complete the online form).

The applicant organization/company may be asked to provide additional information in support of their application. All submissions and any attachments become the property of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). Materials cannot be returned and may be publicized and included in the Association’s publications and resources.

Important Information

  • July 28
    Last day for entries and supporting documents to ACAMS
  • August 11
    Finalists will be announced
  • September 26
    Winner will be announced in Las Vegas


Contact the event manager:

Patricia Cabrera, CAMS

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