CEO, Nominodata, LLC
Al McDonald has over 30 years of experience in the computer industry and 22 years building AML compliance systems working both domestically and internationally. His extensive experience covers the major areas of computing technology including networking, web application design, database, imaging, and client/server environments. Al McDonald has focused his career on developing a technical, customer-centric view spending time in applications development, customer support, technical sales, and IT management. This places him in a unique position to design and build applications that minimize support costs and have end-user appeal, as well as being commercially viable.
Formerly the Chief Technology Officer for Regulatory Data Corporation (http://regulatorydatacorp.com). Al designed, project managed and implemented the replacement system for the earlier RDC system that used the CDC/Equifax platform. This process included setting up a data center to run the new system as well as recruit the staff needed to operate the new platform. During this time RDC filed a Patent based on Al’s design and methods. The RDC system is used by the largest financial institutions in the world to screen accounts against the RDC’s terrorist, money laundering, and fraud database to comply with the PATRIOT act screening requirements.
Before RDC Al spent the previous 6 years at Compliance Data Center (acquired by Equifax) directing their application development and computer centers in the brokerage market. CDC/Equifax is a leading consumer and business financial health information suppliers. While at CDC Al designed and implemented a highly secure, online, massive library of media information on individuals and companies, dating back to 1962 that is used extensively by the financial industry. Prior to CDC, Al was a technical sales manager at Computer Base. Before that in the City of London, UK solution selling to F100 size institutions for Morse Group.