Professional Bio

Deborah J. Grissom
Deborah J. Grissom
Senior Director

Deborah Grissom, Senior Director with Treliant, is an experienced business executive and financial services professional with over 27 years in the mortgage industry. Deborah’s experience includes a background in origination, secondary marketing, investor reporting, servicing, due diligence, and securitization.
At Treliant, Deborah provides rebuttal underwriting expert witness services in the firm’s mortgage litigation practice. She also holds leadership positions in regulatory consent order file review projects and the evaluation of regulatory compliance for banks and mortgage companies.

Prior to joining Treliant, Deborah co-founded and led Bladestone Financial LLC, an advisory firm with a global focus on mortgage servicer reviews, securitization surveillance, and due diligence. Prior to founding Bladestone, she was a partner in AGS Financial LLC, an advisory firm that specialized in providing services to international clients looking to implement financing programs and access domestic and US sources of capital. Deborah was also a Vice President in Fixed Income with Credit Suisse First Boston and a Vice President and Manager of Secondary Marketing with Wells Fargo Bank, NA.

Deborah holds an MBA in Finance from the University of San Diego and a BA in Accounting and Business Administration from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Areas of Specialization
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  • Due Diligence
  • Independent Monitorships and Consultancies
  • Litigation Support / Expert Witness Testimony
  • Lookbacks
  • Mortgage Law / Regulations
  • Mortgage Origination and Servicing
  • Project Management
  • Regulatory Exam / Management
  • Strategy / Strategic Planning
  • Third-Party Risk Mitigation
  • TILA-RESPA Integration Disclosure (TRID) Compliance
  • Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP) Readiness

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