Peter Kim is a Principal in Withum’s Forensic and Valuation Services Group specializing in regulatory compliance. With extensive experience and a diverse background as a federal regulator, financial services consultant and compliance leader with various financial institutions, Peter is an accomplished professional capable of managing and executing a variety of functions; including review and testing of compliance programs through audits and independent testing, remediation and BAU execution of transaction monitoring, sanctions risk mitigation, Know Your Customer (KYC) reviews, create and deliver compliance training and enhancements of compliance programs.
Prior to joining Withum, Peter served as a BSA/AML and Sanctions subject matter expert for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York performing examinations of BSA/AML/OFAC functions of member banks. Peter served as the Bank Secrecy Act Officer for Shinhan Bank America and served as compliance leader with Bank of the West (BNP Paribas), JP Morgan Chase (Bear Stearns) and Habib Bank Limited. Peter was formerly with Ernst and Young in their financial services advisory group’s compliance practice.
Peter is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMLS) and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at Pace University. Peter also sings tenor at Arumdaun Presbyterian Church choir.
Try and leave this world a little better than you found it, and when your turn comes to die, you can die happy in feeling that at any rate, you have not wasted your time but have done your best. Robert Baden-Powell