Board of Directors

SomBhattacharyaDr. Som(nath) Bhattacharya, PhD, MBA, BA
Chairman,  Co-Founder
Dr. Som(nath) Bhattacharya is the Dean of the Gus Machado School of Business and Professor of Accounting at St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida. He previously served as Interim Dean and Associate Dean for the College of Business at Florida Atlantic University.

 

 

Ms. Michelle N. Martin, CAMLFC, MACC, CAMS, ACA
President, Vice-Chair, Co-Founder
Ms. Michelle Martin is President, CEO ComplianceAid & a Partner at theList.pro. She possesses over twenty-four years of experience in banking, insurance, regulatory compliance, public and private accounting.  She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Prevention Professional (CAMLFC) and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS). Ms. Martin is a co-founder of the Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Institute (AMLFC Institute). During the last few years; Ms. Martin was an invited speaker at 43 Conferences/Seminars in 37 countries where 10,000+ Financial Industry executives were educated on Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT) & Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) topics. Ms. Martin has trained over 800 Senior Public Officials, Members of Parliament and Ministers from the Americas. She developed and implemented 77 AML/CTF Policies, Procedures and Risk Assessment Program for Financial Institutions active in multi-jurisdiction that led to uniform risk mitigating procedures design to detect, deter, prevent for compliance with laws and regulations of 21 countries.

 

Mr. Calvin Wilson
Board Member

Mr. Calvin Wilson is Principal at Calvin Wilson and Associates, Global Strategic and Public Affairs Consulting Firm United Kingdom and Trinidad and Tobago. Mr. Wilson served as Executive Director of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) for 19 years and a year as Deputy Executive Director. He is an adviser to Governments and Boards of Directors and Senior Management on G7/G20 Initiatives and Compliance Issues on Financial Crime, Corruption, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. Calvin served as a Diplomat representing between twenty-seven and thirty-one countries in the Caribbean, Central and South America, protecting the international financial system from money laundering and the financing of terrorism . Mr. Wilson worked for eight and half years as Senior Crown Prosecutor, Crown Prosecution Service, London, United Kingdom and was a Commercial Banker for seven years in Trinidad and Tobago. Mr. Wilson holds a Master of Laws, London School of Economics, Bachelor of Laws, London University and Barrister, Inns of Court School of Law Lincoln’s Inn.

 

Mr. E. Jay Saunders
Board Member

Mr. Saunders is the Chairman and CEO of Domus Semo Sancus (DSS), a company he founded to give persons who need it most the tools to achieve financial inclusion and in so doing “Make Lives Better”. DSS’ digital wallet ecosystem – named Wowlet – is being developed to achieve this goal at a global level. SafetyNet.ai, another one of DSS’ products, helps organizations comply with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Client (KYC) rules and regulations. E. Jay is the former CEO of Digicel Turks & Caicos Ltd. (Digicel TCI), and his company, Telemedia Holdings Ltd., is the minority shareholder in Digicel TCI and Digicel Play – part of the Digicel Group of telecommunications and cable TV companies that operates within 32 countries – which he co-founded in 2006. He is currently the Chairman of the Turks & Caicos Islands Civil Aviation Authority (TCICAA) – the statutory body responsible for aviation regulatory oversight – and a Director of the Pine Cay Project – a non-profit organization that has donated over US$1M to promote high academic achievement. Mr. Saunders holds a BSc. in Computer Science from Brock University.

 

Dr. John Mitterer
Board Member

Dr. John Mitterer holds a PhD in cognitive psychology from McMaster University. He has taught psychology at Brock University in Canada to more than 30,000 students. He was also cross-appointed in computer science as a specialist in human-computer interface design. His several post-secondary teaching awards include two national awards, a Canadian National 3M Teaching Fellowship and the Canadian Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology. He has created textbooks and online support materials, such as websites and learning apps, for both students and instructors, and published and lectured on post-secondary instruction, both face-to-face and online, throughout Canada and the United States.

 

Mr. Neal Carter
Board Member
Mr. Neal Carter is an entrepreneur and Corporate and Convention Sales Manager for Southeast Market of the United States Convention and Visitors Bureau. Mr. Carter has ten years’ experience in the fields of hospitality, tourism, and marketing. He holds a degree in Marketing and is currently involved in the development of numerous mobile application software projects.

 

Sandro_Garcia-RojasMr. Sandro Garcia-Rojas Castillo
Board Member
Mr. Sandro García-Rojas Castillo is a lawyer with multiple Master Degrees on fundamental economic aspects including economic criminal law as well as the protection of assets and people. Mr. García-Rojas Castillo is Vice– President of Supervision of AML/CFT Preventive Processes at the National Banking and Securities Commission. He also holds two Anti-Money Laundering certifications. Mr. García-Rojas Castillo taught at several universities. Prior to his current position, he has been involved in various International Forums, where he attended as Mexico’s representative for anti-corruption matters as well as anti-money laundering and organized crime. Mr. Garcia-Rojas Castillo has work experience in both the private sector and with the Federal Government; he was Attache of the Mexican Attorney’s General Office to the European Union and Switzerland; Chief of the International’s Affair Unit with the Mexican AG, General Director of the Legal Department at the Ministry of Finance’s Administration Service and Transfer of Assets.

 

Mr. Vaughn Martin
Board Member – Secretary
Mr. Vaughn Martin is an innovative leader with Big 4 audit and Fortune 100 Finance/ Internal Audit experience in developing, managing, or improving financial processes and IT systems aligned with: IFRS/US GAAP/USGAAS/SASs; Sox; Six Sigma; FCPA; and COSO Framework requirements. Adept at facilitating change management at the business CFO, President, and Controller level in global matrix reporting organizations; while executing career development of large, diverse, cross-functional teams.

 

vyomie_greenMrs. Vyomie Greene, CPA, MBA
Board Member – Treasurer
Mrs. Greene serves as a manager with Greene, Greene & Associates, LLC.  She has more than 18 years of experience in accounting and finance. Mrs. Greene is a former manager with KPMG, LLP in South Florida, where she was employed for more than 7 years. While there, she performed numerous audits and consulting engagements in various industries including Banking, Manufacturing, and various non-for profits including Higher Education clients. Mrs. Greene is a Florida CPA for more than 16 years and her educational background includes undergraduate degrees in Finance, International Business and Accounting.

 

 

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