3400 Miami Tower

100 S.E. 2nd Street

Miami FL 33131

+1 305-375-9220



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Mr. Villa’s background includes private and public sector experience, such as counseling the Colombian Congress, City of Bogotá’s Mayor’s Office, the Columbian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Colombian Institute on Family Welfare, and the Harken Petroleum Company of Colombia.

He was formerly involved with several companies at the compliance-officer capacity, and possesses thorough knowledge of regulation and procedures related to the U.S. Bank Secrecy Act and related laws.


  • Universidad Externado de Columbia, law degree
  • Universidad Externado de Columbia, business law


  • Colombia

Professional Leadership

  • American Bar Association
  • Hispanic-American Bar Association
  • Colombian Bar Association
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists
  • Board of Directors, Colombian American Chamber of Commerce

Professional Recognition

Selected by the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce, Ministry of Justice, and International American Development Bank for its alternative-dispute-settlement-methodology project, focusing on negotiation, mediation, and arbitration procedures.