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McGladrey’s Patricio Perez Joins ABA Money Laundering Enforcement Conference Advisory Board



McGladrey, the nation's leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, is pleased to announce that the American Bankers Association (ABA) recently appointed Patricio Perez, the firm's southeast financial industry leader – to the ABA's advisory board for the association's 2014 Money Laundering Enforcement Conference (MLEC).

In his role as a member of the conference advisory board, Perez, will be responsible for the conference's highly anticipated programming, including content coordination and event execution.

The Money Laundering Enforcement Conference brings together the experience and expertise of the ABA and the American Bar Association. The annual conference provides attendees with an unparalleled opportunity to benefit from the perspectives of both organizations, which are on the watch for what's next and committed to helping banks prepare for upcoming challenges.

"Patricio's appointment to the MLEC advisory board is a direct result of his experience with banking clients, and his deep understanding of the issues and challenges they face," said Jeff Baker, McGladrey National Financial Institutions Leader and Partner. "Patricio's insights into the Bank Secrecy Act, anti-money laundering laws and other regulations relevant to the banking industry have proven invaluable as McGladrey continuously strives to provide our banking clients with the best possible service to help them succeed in today's increasingly competitive environment."

About the American Bankers Association (ABA)
The American Bankers Association is the voice of America's $14 trillion banking industry, representing banks of all sizes and charters, from the smallest community banks to the largest bank holding companies. ABA members rely on the ABA for advocacy, information, training, products and services to make their banks more successful. Every member bank employee enjoys access to ABA resources and expertise that offer insights, analysis and solutions on the range of topics that impact the financial services industry. In addition, the ABA's strong alliance with state bankers associations ensures the ABA is responsive to bankers' views at the local, state and national levels.

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