Juan Carlos Riera
Founder and President of ICS
Mr. Riera, has over 25 years of experience in the international financial industry, particularly in the international wealth management area, including domestic and international broker/dealers, commercial and investment banks, and investment advisory firms.
His experience includes various senior positions in Risk, Compliance, Operations, and Service Support areas, with some of the largest and most successful broker-dealers and private banks in the world. Juan Carlos has served as Regional Compliance Director for Latin America for SFG, SVP & Head of AML for Wachovia Securities and First Clearing LLC in Richmond, Virginia; VP and Compliance Manager for Merrill Lynch in Venezuela, USA, and Panama and Deputy Director and Service Manager for Merrill Lynch Bank (Suisse) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Mr. Riera obtained his JD from the Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (UCAB) Law School in Caracas – Venezuela, Management and Securities Laws Programs at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion (IESA), University of Richmond, and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Mr. Riera is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a Certified Professional in Anti-Money Laundering (CP/AML) by the Florida International Banking Association (FIBA). He also has several U.S. securities licenses.
He is fluent in English and Spanish.