ABOUT US

MSB Solutions was created to provide independent 3rd party compliance oversight and consulting services to Money Service Businesses throughout the continental United States. A brief synopsis of the founding members experience follows:

Philip D. Laufman, AMLCA:  Mr. Laufman has extensive banking and MSB experience.  He is an Anti-Money Laundering Certified Associate (AMLCA) by the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA). Additionally, he maintains membership with Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) as well as the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).He was a founding member of Financial Exchange Network, Inc., a licensed check casher, payday advance provider with 6 locations in Broward and Dade counties.  Over 16 years ago, he left the company to dedicate himself full time to MSB Solutions.  His banking experience includes serving as Regional Vice President of South Florida Operations and East Coast Compliance Officer for Peninsula Bank for 4 years. During his tenure at the bank, he was involved with consumer and commercial lending, daily deposit operations, training of staff in regulatory, compliance and security policies and procedures as well as internal branch audits. He was also responsible for the opening of new branches in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Prior to Peninsula Bank, he spent at total of 7 years in branch banking with Barclay’s Bank of New York and Citibank before relocating to Florida.

Luis M. Valle-Lisboa, AMLCA: Mr. Valle-Lisboa is an Anti-Money Laundering Certified Associate (AMLCA) by the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) He is also a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) as well as The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). He has been in the money service business field for the previous 16 years.  He previously owned and operated American Quick-Cash Centers, a licensed check casher, payday advance provider in North Lauderdale, Florida. During the previous years in North Lauderdale he has assisted and trained numerous people in the MSB arena so that they could open up their own businesses.  Additionally, for over 15 years he has been providing compliance and consulting services as an independent consultant in the money service business arena. He has led training sessions for MSB’s on compliance issues that have been accepted by Western Union, MoneyGram. Prior to his experience with MSB’s he was with Great Western Bank and Glendale Federal Savings and Loan for over 5 years. His banking experience includes branch banking operations as well as branch reconciliation and the processing of all subpoenas.