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Justin Vick, CAMS, CSMBE

Justin Vick, CAMS, CSMBE

Managing Consultant

Justin Vick is a Managing Consultant with the Money Services Business (MSB) Practice Group. In this role, he provides support for diagnostic assessments of BSA/AML/OFAC compliance programs, MSB licensing, independent reviews, and risk assessments. He also provides ongoing support for compliance matters and training.

Justin comes to Bates Group from CEX.IO Corporation, where he served as Senior Compliance Manager. While at CEX.IO, Justin was responsible for ensuring compliance with regulatory reporting requirements through the NMLS and licensed states and territories and maintaining money transmission licenses (MTLs), coordinating requests from regulatory examiners and due diligence requests from third-party service providers, and gathering, sorting, and formatting data for volume reporting, including state-specific requirements for reportable volume, permissible investments, and transmission liabilities. Prior to CEX.IO, Justin was a Senior Financial Examiner with the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions for 11 years.

Justin is an experienced and knowledgeable compliance manager and regulatory examiner with 10-plus years of experience working with MSB anti-money laundering (AML) compliance programs. He is adept at analyzing and evaluating the adequacy of AML/BSA compliance-related issues, including required federal reports (SAR, CTR, etc.), AML risk assessments, internal controls, policies and procedures, and legal requirements.

Justin is a consultant and subject matter expert in these Practice Areas and Services:



Bates Group LLC, Senior Consultant, 2022-Present

CEX.IO Corporation, Senior Compliance Manager (Remote), Puyallup, WA, 2022

Washington State Department of Financial Institutions, Senior Financial Examiner, Tumwater, WA,



Bachelor of Arts (BA), Finance and Economics (magna cum laude), Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA


Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) - July 2015

Certified Senior Money Service Business Examiner (CSMBE) - May 2021