José García is the Compliance Officer for Barri Financial Group, LLC. He received his J.D from Carabobo University in Venezuela and his M.D. from Catholic University Caracas – Venezuela, before eventually becoming a Lawyer for Venezuelan Oil and Gas Company (PDVSA), and a Compliance Officer for Western Union in 2006. After his six year career as a senior Compliance Officer there, Jose Garcia accepted the Compliance Officer position at Barri. As a Compliance Officer Jose Garcia is responsible for overseeing compliance within an organization, and ensuring compliance with laws, regulatory requirements, policies and procedures. As the compliance leader and subject matter expert, Jose Garcia is responsible for establishing standards and implementing procedures to ensure that the compliance programs throughout the organization are effective and efficient in identifying, preventing, detecting and correcting noncompliance with applicable laws and regulations. Jose Garcia provide reasonable assurance to senior management and the Board that there are effective and efficient policies and procedures in place, well understood and respected by all employees, and that the company is complying with all regulatory requirements. Jose Garcia is ACAMS certified since year 2013. Jose Garcia currently resides in Brookshire, Texas with his wife Desiree and their two kids. He can be contacted at