VP for Crypto Investigations & Risk,
Pamela works with governments, law enforcement officials, regulators, law firms and financial institutions around the world to understand and mitigate cryptocurrency risk and conduct cryptocurrency financial investigations. She trains and educates officials and staff on cryptocurrency, its underlying technology and relevant regulations to empower them to identify and conduct investigations into financial crimes, money laundering and other criminal activity within the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Prior to joining CipherTrace, Pamela was the Assistant Vice President - BSA and Information Security for First State Bank. She also has over 18 years of international experience with investigations, due diligence and operations mostly in Latin America with the U.S. Government.
Pamela has her Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). She obtained her B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and her MBA from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She has conducted trainings and workshops, and spoken about cryptocurrency and financial crimes globally, to include speaking engagements at INTERPOL, UN, EUROPOL, Basel Governance, ACAMS, ACFCS and other international and federal agencies and organizations. Pamela is an acknowledged industry expert in cryptocurrency intelligence and evidentiary criminal investigations. Her opinions and advice have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and on the TV program News Nation. Pam is fluent in both English and Spanish.