Aaron Kahler

Aaron Kahler, CAMS, CFE, CCI, CTCE

Founder / Chief Executive Officer

Aaron Kahler, CFE, CAMS, CCI, CTCE, is the Founder and CEO of the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII). He is also the Chair of the Anti-Human Trafficking Cryptocurrency Consortium (ATCC) and Anti-Human Trafficking Retail Consortium (ATRC).

Prior to ATII, Aaron has held a number of management consulting and private industry roles as a practice leader in the area of AML/BSA Compliance and Financial Crimes within the financial services industry. He was also a Director of AML Market Planning for a large global data and software company.

He has 20 years working with institutional clients within banking, capital markets, brokerage, asset management, money service businesses, crypto exchanges, hedge and private equity funds. Aaron is an Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA PATRIOT Act and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulatory compliance subject matter expert who also specializes in fraud management, financial crimes investigation and investigative due diligence-Know Your Customer (KYC). 

Aaron is an Advisory Member of the Cryptocurrency Compliance Cooperative (CCC), MS Investigations Board Member for the University of New Haven, Advisory Council Member for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and an Advisory Council Member for The Center for Identity Management and Information Protection (CIMIP).  He also serves as a Co-Chair within the Technical Committee on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) at IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS)

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economic Crime Investigation from Utica College of Syracuse University.