Keenan Mahoney has expertise conducting large-scale financial crime investigations involving advanced due diligence of both foreign and domestic subjects and synthesizing large data sets to identify suspicious activity. He has experience remediating deficiencies at financial institution BSA/AML departments, including building and managing investigative teams, reviewing and filing Suspicious Activity Reports, and evaluating the suitability of AML monitoring software, including the scope and coverage of transaction monitoring rules.
Mr. Mahoney was responsible for leading a team of analysts at a medium-sized financial institution following the removal of the institution’s BSA Officer, which occurred after revelations that the CEO of the institution embezzled funds through numerous transactions not reported by the internal compliance and fraud teams.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Mahoney previously worked for JPMorgan Chase & Co. as a Compliance Officer in the Global Financial Crimes Compliance division, where he specialized in conducting customer due diligence and transactional review on the clients of JPMorgan’s foreign correspondent banks. Previously, he held research and administrative positions with the Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University and with Senator Bill Nelson of Florida in his Washington, D.C. office.
Mr. Mahoney received his B.A. in Political Science and International Affairs cum laude from Florida State University. He graduated with a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in 2013 with a concentration in International Security Policy. Mr. Mahoney is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.