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Herbert Mazariegos

Herbert Mazariegos

Enterprise Chief BSA/AML Officer, BMO Financial Group

Herb Mazariegos currently serves as the Chief Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Officer for BMO Financial Group. He is responsible for BMO’s overall Global AML, Anti-Terrorist Financing and Economic Sanctions programs. Herb is the Co-Chair of BMO’s Black and Latino Advisory Committee in support of BMO’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy. He is also the Executive Sponsor of the GenBMO employee resource group that is focused on career development of the bank’s multi-generational employees with a concentration on millennial and GenZ employees.

Prior to joining BMO in July 2014, Herb was the Global Head of Bank of America's Financial Intelligence Unit. During his tenure, he was responsible for AML and Economic Sanctions intelligence, operations, technology, and monitoring and surveillance programs covering the bank’s global footprint. He led strategic anti-money laundering efforts across compliance, risk, global banking and markets, technology and operations.

Herb is an AML subject matter expert and active member of AML industry groups. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Saint Francis College, New York and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Project Management Professional (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt, and has held FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses. In addition, Herb serves as a Director on the Board of Arrupe College of Loyola University, Chicago.