Elzbieta Pascual leverages her background in the banking industry to provide financial institutions a variety of risk advisory services. With her experience in the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), anti-money laundering (AML) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), she helps clients in both the public and private sectors identify and address risk.
Elzbieta assists various financial institutions with a variety of regulatory compliance and consulting matters that include: risk assessments of BSA/AML/OFAC controls, gap analyses on the BSA program’s policy, procedures, and practices, high risk customer reviews, BSA/AML/OFAC independent reviews, and input/model validation testing for the transaction monitoring systems.
Before joining Kaufman Rossin in 2017, Elzbieta worked in the banking sector for more than five (5) years. She held positions at the state of Florida’s Office of Finance and Regulation (OFR) and at one of the largest banks in the United States. As a regulator, Elzbieta conducted risk-focused examinations of state charter banks, trust companies and foreign branches and offices. She reviewed compliance with Florida state laws and regulations and assessed BSA/AML/OFAC programs and Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income.
She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CPAML) and is bilingual in both English and Spanish.
Bachelor of Science, Finance, Florida International University
Juris Master, Banking Concentration, Florida International University