Heritage Risk & AML Services was founded in 2020 to assist firms build, maintain and enhance their AML compliance programs. Specializing in Independent audits, risk assessments, regulatory guidance and risk mitigation.

Utilizing an existing compliance program or building up a program from scratch, I will assist you in building a compliance risk management program that meets todays tough regulatory standards. 

I have provided support for firms in both the United States and Canada with experience in the bank and non-bank financial services industry such as cannabis banking compliance, money transmission and cryptocurrency. 

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Chris Gunias, Principal

BSA Officer, AML & Compliance expert with 18+ years of experience in US, Canadian and global regulatory compliance, Information Governance and Privacy. Former compliance expert and board chairman for WorldRemit's Board of Directors.

A Global Compliance Leader with extensive experience in Financial Regulations, Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist Financing (AML/CTF), Sanctions, Internal and External Auditing, Regulatory Frameworks, Privacy and Risk Management.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)  since 2007, Certified Records Manager (CRM) since 2015 and Certified Commercial Cannabis Expect (CCCE) since 2020