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Edilberto
edilberto.berrios@gmail.com
787-397-1117
274 Calle Uruguay PH2
Bda Bitumul, PR 00917
President/CEO
18 years experience W2
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Summary

Result oriented leader that excels in dynamic and demanding environments. Superior analysis, implementation, and interpersonal skills, capable of resolving multiple and complex issues involving compliance, legal, financial, operations, technology, customer service, among others. Additional competencies include:

  • Risk Management
  • Research Experience
  • Project Management
  • Contract Negotiation & Writing
  • Legal/Regulatory Expertise
  • Customer Engagement
  • BSA/AML Expertise
  • Compliance Experience
  • Bilingual Spanish/English
  • Network & Server Experience
  • Investigations Experience
  • Juris Doctor

Experience
President/CEO
Information Technology
Aug 2015 - Jan 2020
San Juan, PR
  • President of telecommunications and ISP start-up leading operations and strategic direction of the organization, including financial, strategic, regulatory, technological, and end-user performance.
  • Direct all operations from installation and service provisioning to end-user support of infrastructure systems including LAN, WAN, fiber optics, VoIP, data networks, cloud services, and SaaS.
  • Create, develop, and maintain strategic relationships with government, suppliers, companies, clients, and end-users.
  • Develop, test, and deploy Disaster Recovery and Disaster Mitigation solutions.
  • Direct employees and various contractors to maximize net worth.
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Paralegal
Banking/Financial
Feb 2012 - Mar 2015
San Juan, PR
  • Paralegal in law firm specializing in banking litigation.
  • Conduct database and library legal research.
  • Based on case facts submitted recommendations to formulate a legal strategy.
  • Draft judicial correspondence and legal documents including pleadings, motions, briefs, interrogatories, agreements, contracts and memorandum.
  • Assisted in the discovery process gathering, cataloging, and identifying key pieces of evidence.
  • Person of contact for out-of-office attorneys and manage client relationships.
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BSA/AML Analyst
Information Technology
Oct 2010 - Dec 2011
Orlando, FL
  • Internally audited existing accounts for suspicious activity, new accounts in compliance with KYC procedures, and digital transactions for possible OFAC risks.
  • Initiated, processed closed, and documented investigations in accordance with KYC, OFAC, and BSA/AML guidelines.
  • Prepared and sent SARs to FinCEN.
  • Submitted narrative summary of findings, including recommendations for further action.
  • Conduct 314a and subpoena searches compliant with the USPA.
  • Maintained records consistent with BSA record retention requirements.
  • Provided proper documentation and assisted during federal audits.
  • Assisted with risk assessment to determine exposure related to new regulations, client activity, and current policies making recommendations on appropriate actions.
Auditing BSA Compliance KYC OFAC Risk Assessment AML SAR Reports
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EDD Analyst
Banking/Financial
Feb 2006 - Apr 2010
San Juan, PR
  • As part of the compliance division, work to prevent Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing by discussing, and modifying internal policies and procedures to better comply with FDIC regulations.
  • Implement changes and review accounts and transactions in accordance with due diligence procedures.
  • Handled on-boarding of clients in compliance with KYC, OFAC, and bank policies.
  • Met with bank representatives and clients during investigations and during on-boarding, ensuring accuracy of information compliant with KYC policies.
  • Lead initiatives to improve compliance activities.
AML Compliance KYC OFAC Terroris Financing
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Paralegal
Information Technology
Feb 2004 - Dec 2005
San Juan, PR
  • Work directly with the firm's senior partners in all aspects of the legal process.
  • Managed research projects, client interviews, evidence reviews, and litigation strategies as lead Paralegal to deliver positive results and win cases.
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Education
Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Bachelor's in Finance and Economics
Loyola University
Certifications
Currently pursuing ACAMS Certification
Skills
AML
2011
5
Compliance
2011
5
KYC
2011
5
OFAC
2011
5
Terroris Financing
2010
4
Auditing
2011
1
BSA
2011
1
Risk Assessment
2011
1
SAR Reports
2011
1
Awards
Scholarship for Academic Excellence, 1998