Introducing “One Minute With…,” our new series featuring industry leaders. In this debut episode, meet Tony, President and CEO of Shield Compliance, an expert in navigating legal cannabis compliance for financial institutions.
Tony leads Shield Compliance, overseeing operations and product development. With over two decades in the banking sector, he’s a compliance authority, having served as a senior executive at a Washington State community bank. His deep understanding of regulations in high-risk industries is invaluable, especially for financial institutions venturing into the legal cannabis market.
Tony’s academic credentials include degrees from Western Washington University and the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, the nation’s top banking graduate school. Tony is actively involved in industry organizations; He serves on the Board of Directors of the Emerging Markets Coalition (EMC), collaborating with peers to tackle financial sector challenges.
In 2019, Tony earned recognition as a Puget Sound Business Journal Innovator of the Year for his forward-thinking contributions.
Join us for “One Minute With…” as we dive into insightful conversations with leaders like Tony, shaping their industries.
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