8 05, 2024

Vital4 Named In the Inaugural FinCrimeTech50 List

2024-05-08T10:08:44-04:00

The inaugural FinCrimeTech50 has named the technology companies who are redefining the anti-financial crime industry in 2024.  Launched by specialist research company FinTech Global, the new list identifies the industry’s great innovators who are leading the fight against money laundering, fraud and financial crime in financial services, amidst a rising tide of challenges for compliance teams.  The current geopolitical and economic landscape has intensified this issue, particularly with the widespread adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) by [...]

Vital4 Named In the Inaugural FinCrimeTech50 List2024-05-08T10:08:44-04:00
29 04, 2024

Vital4 CEO, Kristin Stafford, has been included in the Maquis Who’s Who Top Professionals Program

2024-04-29T16:03:35-04:00

Vital4 CEO, Kristin Stafford, has been included in the Maquis Who’s Who Top Professionals Program. The Marquis Who’s Who Top Professionals series celebrates exceptional individuals who excel in their respective fields. Each feature provides in-depth biographical insights into professionals who have attained remarkable recognition and success in their chosen vocations.  The selection process for Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives is thorough and meticulous, aiming to identify professionals who have showcased outstanding achievements in their endeavors. [...]

Vital4 CEO, Kristin Stafford, has been included in the Maquis Who’s Who Top Professionals Program2024-04-29T16:03:35-04:00
23 04, 2024

ACAMS Hollywood 2024 Conference Recap: Unveiling Strategies to Combat Financial Crime

2024-04-23T09:11:21-04:00

The recent ACAMS conference in Hollywood, FL, served as a pivotal platform for stakeholders in the financial industry to converge and strategize on combating illicit finance, enhancing compliance measures, and addressing emerging threats. Here's a comprehensive recap of the key highlights and insights from the event:  Focus on Preventing Financing to Conflict Zones: Regulators and financial institutions (FIs) emphasized the importance of preventing funds and materials from reaching conflict zones, particularly in the context of [...]

ACAMS Hollywood 2024 Conference Recap: Unveiling Strategies to Combat Financial Crime2024-04-23T09:11:21-04:00
4 04, 2024

PBSA Mid-Year 2024 Conference Recap: Insights, Connections, and Chocolate Kisses

2024-04-04T13:01:37-04:00

Another year, another conference - and this time, it was all about the little moments that made a big impact. As we wrap up another successful event, here are the highlights that stood out from the crowd:  Quality Over Quantity: While attendance may have been slightly down compared to last year, this allowed for more meaningful connections to be made. The intimate setting fostered intentional conversations that left a lasting impression.  Immediate Returns: The ROI [...]

PBSA Mid-Year 2024 Conference Recap: Insights, Connections, and Chocolate Kisses2024-04-04T13:01:37-04:00
25 03, 2024

Unveiling Trends: FinCEN’s Analysis on Virtual Currency and Human Trafficking

2024-03-25T16:38:55-04:00

In its ongoing efforts to combat illicit financial activities, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has released a Financial Trend Analysis (FTA) shedding light on the intersection of convertible virtual currency (CVC) and online child sexual exploitation (OCSE) and human trafficking. This analysis, based on Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) reporting from January 2020 to December 2021, reveals concerning trends that underscore the need for heightened vigilance and cooperation across financial [...]

Unveiling Trends: FinCEN’s Analysis on Virtual Currency and Human Trafficking2024-03-25T16:38:55-04:00
25 03, 2024

Enhancing Transparency: FinCEN’s Proposal to Combat Money Laundering in U.S. Real Estate

2024-03-25T16:36:24-04:00

As we usher in the new year, U.S. businesses are bracing themselves for a significant shift in regulatory requirements. Effective January 1, 2024, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) will enforce the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), compelling most U.S. companies to report ownership information. This marks a pivotal moment in the fight against tax fraud, terrorism, and money laundering, with implications that extend to businesses of all sizes, including clients served by Vital4.  The U.S. [...]

Enhancing Transparency: FinCEN’s Proposal to Combat Money Laundering in U.S. Real Estate2024-03-25T16:36:24-04:00
1 03, 2024

Vital4 Named in the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Atlanta for 2024

2024-03-01T10:34:16-05:00

Atlanta Business Chronicle will count down the fastest-growing privately held companies based in the metro area at the 24th annual Pacesetter Awards next month. The event, at The Painted Duck in the Stockyards Atlanta development on the Westside, reveals the rankings of 100 companies, as well as the fastest-growing companies in categories such as technology, health care, staffing, residential real estate and business services. To qualify for Pacesetter Awards companies must have their headquarters in metro Atlanta (subsidiaries [...]

Vital4 Named in the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Atlanta for 20242024-03-01T10:34:16-05:00
29 02, 2024

TAG Announces the 2024 Top 40 Innovative Companies in Georgia

2024-03-01T10:20:26-05:00

ATLANTA (Feb. 29, 2024) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today announced the 2024 Top 40 Innovative Companies in Georgia. This annual program recognizes Georgia-based companies of all sizes for their contributions to innovation and economic growth within the state’s technology sector. Each year, the Top 40 are showcased in an exhibition as part of the programming at the annual Georgia Technology Summit, presented by title sponsor, Honeywell. This year’s Georgia Technology Summit will take place [...]

TAG Announces the 2024 Top 40 Innovative Companies in Georgia2024-03-01T10:20:26-05:00
29 02, 2024

Kristin L. Stafford has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry

2024-03-06T13:52:50-05:00

MARIETTA, GA, February 29, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Kristin L. Stafford has been inducted into Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. Ms. Stafford leverages over 30 years of experience in operations management, process architecture, and software development in her career as [...]

Kristin L. Stafford has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry2024-03-06T13:52:50-05:00
5 02, 2024

Founder and CEO of Vital4 Kristin Stafford Named to NSBA Leadership Council

2024-02-05T15:55:15-05:00

Kristin Stafford, Founder and CEO of Vital4, was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation's oldest small-business advocacy organization and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis. Kristin, a recognized leader in the small-business community, joins the NSBA Leadership Council alongside other small-business advocates from across the country as they work to promote the interests of small business to policymakers in Washington, D.C. "As a dynamic small-business owner, [...]

Founder and CEO of Vital4 Kristin Stafford Named to NSBA Leadership Council2024-02-05T15:55:15-05:00
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