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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seasoned Bank Compliance and Audit Professional Elizabeth M. Kay Joins Treliant as Director

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Washington, DC – February 28, 2018 – Elizabeth M. Kay, who has amassed more than 30 years of experience in compliance, risk management, and audit at global financial services companies, has joined Treliant as a Director, the consulting firm announced.

Based in Treliant’s growing New York office, Kay will serve financial services clients nationwide as they cope with steady increases in the nature, frequency, and complexity of risk management challenges. Her areas of expertise include corporate compliance, Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money-laundering compliance, and wealth management and trust compliance.

“Over three decades, Elizabeth has managed compliance, audit, and risk management for some of this industry’s premier global companies,” said Treliant Chief Executive Officer Susanna K. Tisa. “During this career-long immersion in all aspects of risk governance, Elizabeth has learned what it takes to create a risk-aware company culture across all lines of defense, and she is ready to help Treliant clients improve and excel.”

“I’m eager to put my industry experience to work on behalf of financial services clients of all sizes, which turn to Treliant for compliance, risk management, and audit expertise,” Kay said. “We live in a time of intense regulatory scrutiny, and financial services companies often benefit from help in translating regulatory and supervisory requirements into management and operational practices.”

Kay has held senior compliance, audit, finance, and project management positions at prominent financial services organizations, including Citigroup, American Express, Commerzbank AG, Royal Bank of Scotland, the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), and Lehman Brothers.

She has designed and implemented key components of a wide range of compliance risk management programs, including designing financial crimes testing programs for financial institutions operating under enforcement actions.

About Treliant
Treliant provides financial services companies and consumer-oriented businesses with trusted advisory services that strengthen compliance, risk management, and business performance. As a firm of leading professionals from industry and government, we assist our clients in navigating changing regulatory agencies and policies while meeting strategic and operational objectives.

We focus on the industry’s most pressing concerns, including consumer compliance, global financial crimes, mortgage operations, financial markets conduct, fair and responsible banking, litigation support, wealth management compliance, and cybersecurity. We serve companies from Main Street to Wall Street and across the globe, often in partnership with premier law firms. Our firm continues to grow in the service of our clients, with headquarters in Washington, DC and offices in New York and Dallas. For more information, visit