Joshua Hawkins brings over a decade of experience within the financial services industry to Abrigo, starting his banking career in retirement services and eventually moving to the financial intelligence unit of Santander Bank. There he was responsible for AML investigations, SAR filing, customer risk rating, high-risk customer surveillance, enhanced due diligence processes, special investigations, and OFAC compliance. Today, as the Manager of the Financial Crimes Investigations Unit, he leads a team of experienced BSA professionals assisting community financial institutions with all of their investigation needs. Joshua is a certified anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS) and a member of the Central Texas chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). Joshua earned his bachelor’s degree in business finance from southern New Hampshire University.