Rene Perez is a Financial Crimes Consultant & Director of Financial Crimes Sales with Jack Henrysm. He has been with the company since 2007 and has 20+ years of experience in the financial crimes industry. In his current role, Rene is able to share his specialized knowledge directly with Jack Henry clients and the industry through speaking engagements. He is Jack Henry's subject matter expert on financial crimes and has spoken at many major conferences including ACAMS®, the Jack Henry Annual Conference, the Symitar Educational Conference, and SAS's Global Financial Crimes Conference. Prior to Jack Henry, Rene worked as a BSA and Fraud Officer at a top 50 Bank in the U.S. Rene was also one out of 21 people across the country chosen by the Federal Reserve Bank to start the first-ever Federal Reserve Bank Payments Improvement Fraud Work Group. Their first mission was to formally define and categorize fraud to a single definition that can be adopted across the U.S. He lives in Birmingham, AL, with his wife and four kids. When not in the office, Rene can be found at one of his kids' functions.