FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: David McCrea and Timothy A. Westrick Join Treliant Risk Advisors, Expanding Compliance and Financial Crimes Practices


Washington, DC – March 2, 2017 – Treliant Risk Advisors is pleased to announce two additions to its rapidly growing financial crimes practice. David McCrea is joining the firm as Director and Timothy A. Westrick as Senior Manager. Both David and Tim have extensive banking and consulting experience with respect to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML). 

“David and Tim further expand our capabilities in assisting our financial services clients as they continue to grapple with increased regulatory expectations and enforcement activity related to Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and FCPA requirements,” said Treliant CEO Andrew L. Sandler.

David McCrea is an experienced executive with a background in compliance, BSA/AML, operations, vendor management, security, and fraud/loss control at banks, thrifts, and a core banking software company. He joined Treliant from Infosys Finacle, an international banking software company, where he was the Manager of US compliance, performing risk and impact analyses of regulatory change on deposits, retirement accounts, consumer lending, mortgage lending, student lending, commercial lending, tax reporting, loan origination, online banking, and mobile banking. He also served as Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations for Horizon Bank and Frontier Bank, where he directed compliance functions supporting consumer lending, mortgage lending, commercial lending, deposits, operations, fair lending, BSA/AML, and marketing.

Tim Westrick has 20 years of domestic and international experience as a white-collar attorney and compliance professional. His positions in government, industry, and advisory services have included: Anti-Money Laundering Consulting Manager at Deloitte Advisory; Vice President, Global Financial Crimes Compliance, at JP Morgan Chase & Co.; Trial Attorney in the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice; and Senior Assistant Prosecuting Attorney at the Lucas County, Ohio, Prosecutor’s Office. His experience has involved investigation, prosecution, counseling, assessments, and advising across a wide spectrum of practice areas including the FCPA, BSA/AML, anti-bribery/anti-corruption compliance, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) matters, financial crimes compliance, antitrust, and internal investigations.   

“As we continue to grow the firm, we are gratified to find talented professionals like David and Tim who are so proficient – not only across a range of compliance and enforcement areas, but also with such broad expertise regarding bank operations,” said Susanna K. Tisa, Treliant’s Chief Business Officer. 

About Treliant Risk Advisors 
Treliant’s trusted advisory services focus on meeting the growing needs of our clients in the compliance, risk management, and operational landscape. As a privately-owned firm of leading professionals from government and industry, we help bankers, brokers, mortgage enterprises, and FinTech companies grow and serve consumer, small business, and capital markets clients while navigating the changing policies, rules, and agencies influencing the world of finance. 

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