John Beccia

Mr. Beccia brings a substantial amount of experience providing legal guidance with respect to complex financial matters with him to Circle. Prior to joining Circle, Mr. Beccia was Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and BSA Officer at Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc., a national financial services organization that specializes in private banking, where he advised on bank regulatory, anti-money laundering, and corporate law issues. Prior to his time at Boston Private, Mr. Beccia served as the Assistant General Counsel of Investors Bank & Trust Company and as Chief Regulatory Counsel and Research Director for The Financial Services Roundtable, which represents 100 of the largest integrated financial services companies providing banking, insurance, and investment products and services to American consumers. Mr. Beccia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Providence College, a J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law, and a LLM in Banking and Financial Law from Boston University School of Law. He is Chair of the In-House Counsel Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Banking Law Committee and currently serves on the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group.Mr. Beccia is an adjunct professor at Boston University School of Law and is a frequent speaker on legal and regulatory issues impacting the financial services industry.