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K2 Intelligence Names Danny McGlynn SVP to Modernize Financial Crime Risk; Chip Poncy Quoted

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Danny McGlynn, former principal deputy assistant secretary of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (OIA) for the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has been appointed senior vice president of K2 Intelligence Financial Integrity Network, the company announced on Wednesday

"Danny's leadership experience working for the Treasury Department is invaluable, having played a key role in developing several of the counter-illicit finance strategies that guide global policies today…adding Danny's expertise and management skills to help grow our best-in-class team,"said Chip Poncy, co-head of the firm's financial crimes risk and compliance practice.

McGlynn will be responsible for managing and expanding the firm's online products and services team, with particular focus on developing the firm's newest offering, the Dedicated Online Financial Integrity Network (DOLFIN), an eLearning platform and online interface that offers continuing education, training, testing and certification resources and risk management tools. 

He will bring over 20 years of experience to his new position with K2 Intelligence. In McGlynn’s former role as principal deputy assistant secretary, he was responsible for leading intelligence research and analysis to safeguard the international financial system from abuse and combat threats to national security.

McGlynn has held a variety of positions in OIA and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). As acting assistant secretary for OIA, he was responsible for managing the organization’s receipt, analysis and dissemination of intelligence related to the Department's mission to safeguard the international financial system, ranging from abuse and to combat threats to U.S. national security. 

He previously served as the Director for OIA’s Middle East-Europe and Iraq Issues offices, helping to lead the Department’s effort to utilize intelligence information to conceptualize, coordinate and implement strategies to deny terrorist and insurgent groups access to funding.

During his career, Mr. McGlynn has also served as Treasury’s liaison to the United States Central Command, as a Compliance Specialist and Foreign Terrorist Programs Analyst with OFAC and as a Presidential Management Fellow.

"Deepening our bench of experts and enhancing our core offerings for clients will continue to set us apart as the leader in risk management solutions, and we look forward to working with Danny to help drive training and other initiatives," Thomas Bock, co-head of the firm's financial crimes risk and compliance practice, commented. 

About K2 Intelligence Financial Integrity Network (FIN)

K2 Intelligence is an industry-leading investigative, compliance, and cyber defense services firm founded in 2009 by Jeremy M. Kroll and Jules B. Kroll, who is credited with originating the modern corporate investigations industry. Redefining 21st-century corporate intelligence, the firm combines subject-matter expertise with cutting-edge technology, bringing to bear the industry's best multidisciplinary teams to solve its clients' most difficult problems.

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