Daniel Boylan leads the team responsible for covering Global Financial Crimes Intelligence at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He is a veteran financial crimes professional with over 21 years of experience in Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF), financial services and federal law enforcement. Mr. Boylan is a recognized public speaker on the topic of financial crimes.
Mr. Boylan’s career began in law enforcement working as an Intelligence Analyst for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office where he assisted federal law enforcement agencies in the New York High Intensity Drug Trafficking / Financial Crimes Area (HIDTA/HIFCA) with high priority investigations related to drug trafficking, gangs and money laundering. He was recognized on two occasions by the White House Drug Policy Office for his work in law enforcement and also received Certificates of Appreciation from the U.S. Secret Service New York Field Office.
He is a graduate of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Drug Intelligence Academy in Quantico, VA.
Mr. Boylan is highly trained in analytics, intelligence and innovation and has leveraged those skills to lead several Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) in his career. He was also the U.S. Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Officer for one of the largest banks in the world.
He served as one of the financial crime professionals who assisted in constructing the Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS) Certification Examination and is a member of CFCS Charter Class. He is on the Advisory Board for the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS) and the Carolinas Chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). Mr. Boylan also sits on the Wolfsberg Group’s Surveillance Committee and is a member of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s (FinCEN) BSA Advisory Group (BSAAG).