Ronald Schwartzman currently serves as the Chief Legal & Compliance Officer at UniTeller and has been an integral part of the UniTeller family since 2002.
At UniTeller, Ron is responsible for leading and overseeing the global compliance department. He is exceptionally knowledgeable in all facets of Compliance for financial services entities involved in global money transfer. In particular, his expertise include all areas of Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations (OFAC, KYC, EDD, SARs, Risk Assessments, and licensing). He has also been recognized by his peers for his expertise as a speaker at the Florida Int’l Bankers Ass’n conference, industry conferences and previously at the Homeland Security/US Treasury/Dept. of Justice Conference on Money Laundering. In addition, he has addressed the MTRA Conference of State Banking Regulators for over 8 years. Most recently, he addressed the Digital Currency and Blockchain AML Conference to debate the issues facing the use of digital currency in remittances. Ron is responsible for developing, monitoring, and updating all risk rating and compliance policies & procedures at UniTeller, acting as the liaison for UniTeller with all regulatory agencies and managing the examinations performed by State and Federal authorities.
Prior to his role at UniTeller, Ron was a founding partner at the firm of Mezan, Stolzberg & Schwartzman in New York City, where he specialized in a corporate practice representing financial industry clients. Ron is a graduate of Vassar College and the University of Florida School of Law, where he was Senior Editor of the Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif and Phi Kappa Phi honorary academic societies. He has been published in the University of Florida Law Review regarding Investor Protection.