Kazzandra Ruaro completes anti-money laundering certification
May 6, 2022, Hagåtña, GU -Bank of Guam is proud to announce that Kazzandra Ruaro, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti-Money Laundering Support Manager, has earned the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification. This credential is the gold standard in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) certifications and recognized internationally by financial institutions, governments and regulators as a vested commitment to protecting the financial system against money laundering.
The designation is awarded by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) to professionals who pass the exam, earn 40 qualifying credits based on education, professional certifications, work experience and professional references.
ACAMS is the largest international membership organization for AntiFinancial Crime Professionals which supports individuals and organizations who are dedicated to ending financial crime through thought leadership, continuing professional education and their “bestin-class” peer network.
Kazzandra’s certification is a great reflection of her dedication to protecting our customers and combatting money laundering. As we continue to enhance our digital delivery channels, it is important for us to continue our investments deep into the development of our people as well. Kazzandra’s certification and the work she does every day is part of why we’re proud to be The People’s Bank. -Josephine Mariano, Senior Vice President, Chief BSA & Central Operations Officer.