BLAKE SNYDER is the Director for FINRA’s AML Investigative Unit, which consists of a specialized team of examination staff that conduct complex Anti-Money Laundering examinations. The AMLIU’s other functions include providing guidance to other FINRA examination and Enforcement staff in connection with examinations and investigations; providing training to FINRA staff throughout the country; and providing education and training to the industry on AML issues through conferences and other training events. Blake assists in developing FINRA’s AML-related priorities and serves as a Regulatory Specialist within FINRA in the areas of AML, fraud and financial crime. Blake holds the Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP) designation, and graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. Blake works from FINRA’s Florida District Office, and has been with FINRA for 17 years.