Martin Prego

Senior Vice President & Group Chief Compliance Officer

Martin G. Prego was appointed Senior Vice President and Group Chief Compliance Officer in April 2014 and is responsible for managing all aspects of regulatory compliance Brickell Bank and its subsidiaries: Brickell Global Markets, Inc.SM (Member of FINRA/SIPC) and Brickell Global Advisory, Inc.SM, a Florida registered investment advisor.

“I have known Martin for many years, and am delighted — and our Bank is certainly privileged — to have him lead our Regulatory Compliance teams,” says G. Frederick Reinhardt.

Prego was the Senior Vice President Compliance Manager of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust (Coral Gables, FL) from 2012 to 2013.

From 2010 to 2012, Prego was the Senior Vice President & Head of Premier360 at Espírito Santo Bank where he managed a team of bankers and private banking portfolios and developed business in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and the domestic retail segment.  During his tenure, he served as Senior Vice President & Head of Compliance from 2006 to 2011, and was Vice President and BSA/AML/OFAC Compliance Officer from 2004 to 2006.

He began his career at Merrill Lynch Bank & Trust Co. (Miami, FL) in 1997 where he rose through the ranks to Assistant Vice President of Risk Management and Compliance before leaving in 2004.

Prego received his Bachelors of Arts (with honors) in Political Science from the Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires, Argentina) in 1995, and graduated from the International Business Program at the University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) in 1997 with a degree in International Relations.  He is expected to receive his J.D. from William Mitchell School of Law (St. Paul, MN) in 2018.  He is fluent in Spanish and English and holds a Series 7, Series 24-Securities Principal, and Series 66 licenses, and is a Certified Money Laundering Specialist.  Prego presents at seminars, webinars and global conferences as an anti-money laundering expert, and has published articles on money laundering and compliance issues for the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering (ACAMS).