Professional Bio

B. Scott Fisher
Chief Operating Officer
Scott Fisher, Chief Operating Officer of Treliant, is a senior financial services executive with a 32-year career in banking, including responsibility for mortgage, retail banking, consumer credit, product management, brokerage, private banking, commercial banking, network planning, e-commerce, call centers, and operations. He has overseen large-scale mortgage originations, fulfillment, and servicing at major U.S. banks. He has overseen annual originations of $11 billion, a balance sheet of $3 billion in residential mortgages, and a servicing portfolio of $8 billion.

Scott has led multiple mergers and acquisitions from due diligence through integration, as well as variable compensation design and administration, credit policy, and balance sheet/liquidity management. He has significant regulatory relations experience, including state and federal examinations, complaint resolution, and exam remediation. Scott has partnered to build compliance programs in retail banking, brokerage, mortgage, and wealth management from the first-line-of-defense perspective.

At Treliant, Scott counsels clients on sales practices, third-party risk management, mortgage operations, brokerage, and compliance matters. He has a hands-on perspective on the industry, future trends, and emerging risks, enabling him to provide strategic and practical advice to financial services companies on the challenges they face today. Scott directs Treliant’s strategy, corporate development activities, senior talent recruitment, marketing, and business development. He oversees the firm’s infrastructure operations including finance, human resources, legal, and information technology. He is a member of Treliant’s Executive Leadership Team, based in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining Treliant, Scott held senior leadership positions with First Niagara Financial Group and Wachovia National Bank. He is active in financial services trade associations, including the Consumer Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Investment Advisors Association, and Mortgage Bankers Association. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BS in Business Administration.
Areas of Specialization
News and Articles
Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
Asset Portfolio Review
Balance Sheet Management
Broker-Dealer, Hedge Fund, and Private Equity Compliance 
Compliance Program Development
Corporate Governance
Ethics Programs
Executive Leadership
Fair Lending
Litigation Support
Model Validation
Project Management Office
Recovery and Resolution Planning (Living Will)
Regulatory Relations
Retail Sales Incentive Practices
Strategic Planning
Strengthening the Compliance Program
Third-Party Risk
UDAAP Readiness