Jim Arndts is the BSA Officer and Head of Financial Crimes of Americas at MUFG. Mr. Arndts has worked in the Financial Crimes Compliance industry for over 20 years and prior to joining MUFG he served as the Head of Financial Crimes, Payments, Virtual Solutions and Innovation at Wells Fargo N.A. as well as the Director of Financial Crimes Strategy & Transformation for U.S. Bank. Prior to U.S. Bank he was the BSA Officer at Capital Bank where he led the AML and Fraud teams. He also held multiple AML positions with RBC where he was most recently the Head of the Global AML Financial Intelligence Unit, based in Toronto, ON. Prior to joining RBC in 2007, Jim worked at Bank of America where he was a Senior Risk Technology Manager and responsible to manage the AML technology program.

Jim Arndts has an MBA from the McColl School of Business at Queen’s University of Charlotte and a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from Ohio University. Mr. Arndts is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, a board member of the Carolina’s Chapter of ACAMS, participant in industry working groups and regularly speaks at financial crimes industry conferences.