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MBAMA & Associates LLC, DBA AKUN AML/BSA & Financial Consultants is a California based company. The president of the company isAmadiebube Robert Mbama, MBA, FCA, CGMA, CFF, CPA, CAMS.

 

Amadiebube Robert Mbama was a former online faculty member of Accounting and Finance classes at the University of Phoenix. Currently he is inactive due to the opportunity of managing MBAMA & Associates LLC. He was a Supervisor with the Department of Financial Institutions, State of California.  He has a BS in Accounting and MBA in Finance & Banking both from the University of San Francisco, California. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, a Chartered Global Management Accountant, a Certified Financial Forensic, a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

 

He helped to develop training and also train money transmitter regulators association examiners (MTRA). MTRA is an arm of various state banking department/financial institutions regulatory agencies that specialize in transmitters of money abroad, payment instruments issuers and travelers checks issuers. He is an anti money laundering consultant for many financial institutions in the U.S.

He was a former Financial Institutions Supervisor. As a Financial Institutions Supervisor, he was responsible for the senior, mid and entry level Financial Institutions Examiners.  He assisted in planning, organizing, and implementing the examination program and regulatory oversight for a group of licensees.  Prior to being promoted to this supervisory position, he was a Senior Financial Institutions Examiner with the Department of Financial Institutions, State of California. As a senior examiner, he was appointed by the Commissioner of Financial Institutions to the Internet Task Force and Special Licensees Task force. He was also one of the point persons during the Y2K conversion. In December 2002, he was awarded a rare State ofCalifornia Superior Accomplishment Award and in the same month, he was awarded a Team Player of the Year Award by the Department of Financial Institutions for exhibiting a positive attitude, inspiring others to excel, and his contributions that continuously exceed expectations.   Prior to joining the Department of Financial Institutions, Amadiebube was a Savings and Loan Examiner for the State of California and was involved in examining troubled Savings and Loans during the Savings and Loan crises.

An active member of his community, he was the past Chairman of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) USA District Society and a current member of the Board of Trustee. He was a former President of the Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce. In 2004 and 2005, he was the President of the Parish Council and prior to that, he served as a member of the Finance Committee for seven years. Effective July 2006, he became a member of the Finance Committee and Parish Council.

 

Mr. Mbama, the President of MBAMA & Associates LLC has over twenty five years of experience in the financial services sector as a government regulator and a consultant. His years of hands on experience will add significant value to your company