As a Managing Director, Joe Veckerelli is responsible for Alacer’s Financial Services AML/Financial Crimes, Risk, and Compliance practice where he has built a proven track record of helping clients successfully manage through complex regulatory challenges while working to improve the underlying processes. Joe manages client engagement teams and is accountable for acquiring new clients and ensuring the satisfaction of existing clients.
Joe is a seasoned executive with 20+ years of leadership experience in the financial services industry working with financial institutions to help strengthen their AML/Financial Crimes, Risk, and Compliance programs. He spent 15 years at GE Capital in roles of increasing responsibility including Chief Operating Officer of GE’s Canadian Trust Company and President of GE’s Canadian Residential Mortgage business.
Joe has helped numerous clients strengthen their AML/Financial Crimes, Risk, and Compliance programs. He is skilled at helping clients manage through regulatory enforcement actions, MRIAs, MRAs, and other internal or external findings. Joe has worked with U.S., Canadian, and European Banks in a leadership capacity and has managed more than 110 client engagements. In addition to his hands-on banking, operations, and compliance experience, Joe is a certified Lean Six Sigma Leader with strong analytical, process improvement, communication, and project management skills. He takes a practical approach to solving complex problems and applies the appropriate knowledge and tools to each client engagement.