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Phaxis Spotlight: Alex Roberto

Phaxis Spotlight: Alex Roberto

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We had the opportunity to sit down and speak with Alex Roberto. Alex serves as the Managing Director and Solutions Lead for the Professional Services division of Phaxis. A 20-year veteran of the banking industry, Alex brings industry expertise to the ongoing battle against financial crime.

 

1. What is your professional background?

 

I’ve spent the last twenty years leading large and complex business units within the Top 10 U.S. Banks, scaling operations to drive compliance and efficiency by streamlining processes, implementing automation, redesigning operating models and delivering on C-level strategic initiatives.

 

My last role was leading Commercial KYC operations and Client Service for a large bank. I am a CAMS-certified professional with lots of passion for protecting our people and institutions from the threat of financial crime.

 

2. What brought you to Phaxis?

 

What drew me to Phaxis is the great people, strong culture and opportunity to help our clients solve big and complex problems. The firm has a stellar reputation in the industry and has filled nearly 100,000 roles across multiple industries in the last 20 years.

 

3. How is Phaxis different and how do you add value for clients?

 

As a premier consulting and staffing firm, our team is comprised of professionals that have been in the trenches with over 60 years of operational experience. We have in-house access to the best industry talent and the processes required to deploy them quickly and effectively. Quality, speed, expertise, reputation, and value are how we help firms gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

 

4. What are your goals going forward?Search jobs

 

Many financial firms are struggling to keep up with financial crime trends, evolving regulatory guidance and massive backlogs and workloads. It all adds up to increased risk, falling behind on the innovation agenda and staff burnout. My goal is to add value to the anti-money laundering community by providing thought leadership, empathy and partnership in tackling our toughest industry challenges.

 

5. What do you enjoy doing on your personal time?

 

I love creating memories and new experiences with my wife, our two kids and our Shorkie pup. I also enjoy endurance athletics and have completed 5 marathons and a full Ironman in recent years.

 

Connect with Alex Roberto on LinkedIn to learn more!

 

About Phaxis

Founded in 2002, Phaxis is now one of the country’s leading recruitment firms. Specializing in healthcare, information technology, accounting, financial services recruitment, office support, legal, HR, and marketing, Phaxis partners with highly qualified talent and top employers to create rewarding career opportunities that result in long-term success for candidates and employers. Visit us at www.phaxis.com.

Michael Dimitrov

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Dimitrov is Chief Financial Officer of Phaxis, a workforce solutions company. He is based in Boston.

 

An accomplished Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Michael has over 25 years of experience at IT staffing and solutions-based companies and has a demonstrated track record of guiding both large, multi-national public and small, privately-held companies through profitable growth.

 

Michael joined Phaxis predecessor Park Hudson in 2021 as Chief Financial Officer from Hollister Staffing, where he held the same role. Previously, Michael was Chief Operating Officer of MRCC, an IT/software services provider. Prior to that he was Chief Financial Officer of Softworld, a staffing and consulting firm specialized in technology services, banking, government, engineering and clinical and biometric sciences.

 

Earlier in his career, Michael spent time in a variety of finance roles at well-known companies such as Randstad USA, Stride Rite, Wang Laboratories and TAD Resources International.

 

He is a graduate of Plymouth State University with a Bachelors in Management and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University.

 

Favorite Book: Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand
Favorite Team: The New England Patriots
Inspirational Quote:  “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”, Michael Scott (but really Wayne Gretzky)

Drew Anson

Chief Delivery Officer

Drew Anson is Chief Delivery Officer at Phaxis, a workforce solutions company based in New York.

 

In this role, Drew leads the delivery and recruiting working closely with the leadership team to define a model that is efficient at supporting the firm’s current needs and is scalable for future growth.

 

Drew is a seasoned executive with more than 13 years of Services & Recruitment experience. In that time, he has supported numerous Fortune 100/500/1000 organizations across industries by providing global workforce solutions, namely resources and thought leadership for large-scale projects, implementations, and managed services.

 

Prior to joining Phaxis predecessor firm Park Hudson in 2021, Drew spent three years at engineering technology and talent solutions firm, Collabera, as Director of Sales in North Carolina. Earlier in his career, he spent nearly eight years at Insight Global, most recently as Sales Manager of the Columbus, OH office.

 

He holds a degree from Central Michigan University in Sales & Marketing.

 

Favorite Book:   Extreme Ownership – Jocko Willink & Leif Babin
Favorite Team:   Michigan Wolverines
Inspirational Quote:  “There is no substitute for hard work.”  – Thomas A. Edison