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Kevin Grimes is a Senior Manager with Treliant. Kevin has worked as a federal regulator and intelligence analyst with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) as well as in global, large, and midsize financial institutions. He has a strong background in financial crimes compliance and extensive regulatory knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) requirements for financial institutions.

At FinCEN, Kevin served as both a Senior Regulatory Research Specialist and an Intelligence Analyst, responding to regulatory inquiries from financial institutions, regulators, attorneys, and law enforcement. He simultaneously managed the terrorist financing hotline and disseminated reports to other US Treasury bureaus, financial regulators, and law enforcement agencies. He also authored articles for FinCEN publications, created training materials, and drafted web content.

In addition to his regulatory experience, Kevin worked at several large financial institutions where he conducted compliance testing to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls, policies, procedures, and processes. He also managed Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) filing units that reviewed accounts for suspicious transactions, and he was responsible for remediating aged inventory to meet enforcement action deadlines.

Kevin holds a degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

Areas of Specialization

  • Anti-Money Laundering / Bank Secrecy Act
  • Due Diligence
  • Financial Investigations
  • Independent Monitorships and Consultancies
  • Lookbacks
  • OFAC / Economic Sanctions
  • Remediation Plans / Implementation and Effectiveness Testing