Luis Trujillo, is the Founder and Managing Partner of PAARC. He leads strategic advisory engagements for the firm. Luis helps organizations bring new financial products to market, develop governance, risk and compliance programs, establish strategic partnerships and secure regulatory licenses.

As a former prominent regulator at the North Carolina Office of the Commissioner of Banks and seasoned C-Level executive at regulated financial institutions and financial technology firms, he has directly supervised or worked with some of the most innovative companies around the globe over the past two decades. Companies he has directly supervised or worked with include: Alviere, Amazon Payments, AutoPayPlus, Block (formerly Square), Coinbase, Google Payments, Microsoft Payments, MoneyGram, OneMain Financial, Paypal, Springleaf Financial, Uphold and Western Union to name a few. Luis knows what it takes to succeed in regulated industries. Along the way, Luis has built life long and trusted partnerships for the level of expertise that he holds in the space and the quality of work that he produces. Luis founded PAARC because he is passionate about innovation and thrives in finding solutions to the challenges and complexities of financial services, Fintech and AI.

Luis is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, holds a Master’s of Science in Accounting and Business degree from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from South University, Savannah.