Chief Financial Officer
Pete Balint, CFO of the Dominion Advisory Group, also leads the firm's transaction monitoring and suspicious activity identification programs.
Pete has extensive experience in the design and implementation of automated systems used to detect unusual patterns of transaction activity.
focuses on assisting clients in properly setting alert thresholds and the business processes that enable institutions to adequately document transaction analysis as called for by regulators.
Prior to co-founding the Dominion Advisory Group, Peter was an officer of Riggs Bank where he was responsible for developing the bank's program to detect and analyze suspicious activity for all products and services offered by retail, corporate, international, and wealth management banking groups.
While at Riggs
devised comprehensive transaction monitoring programs, including policies, procedures, software, and methods to detect potential money laundering and terror financing.
key contributions at Riggs
was the creation of a system to identify, monitor, and track the transactions of high risk customers including PEPs, money service businesses, and cash intensive businesses.
Pete served as Riggs' primary point of contact on transaction monitoring matters with OCC examiners.
also managed several retrospective projects where Riggs
was required to employ large teams to review transaction activity of hundreds of thousands of bank accounts and millions of transactions to uncover previously unreported suspicious activity.
Pete began his career working with Arthur Andersen's Financial Advisory Services group and later with KPMG's Investigative and Integrity Assurance Services group.
He has a B.S. from Georgetown University.