Professional Bio

Elizabeth M. Kay, CAMS
Elizabeth Kay, a Director with Treliant, is a compliance executive with extensive experience in compliance risk management programs, corporate compliance, anti-money laundering, and wealth management/trust compliance. She has over 30 years of industry experience and 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. 

Prior to joining Treliant, Elizabeth’s recent assignments included the design and implementation of key components of a compliance risk management program as required under Federal Reserve guidance SR 08-8. She has designed and implemented second-line-of-defense corporate compliance and financial crime testing programs at financial institutions that were operating under public enforcement actions. This included developing and implementing policies and procedures, establishing and executing against an annual testing plan, and reporting and escalating plan progress and issue status to senior management and various governance forums.  

In addition, Elizabeth has been responsible for the execution of compliance and financial crime risk assessments associated with banking, securities, derivatives, anti-money laundering, sanctions, and fraud regulations.

Elizabeth earned her BS in accounting with distinction from Marywood University. She has obtained the following certifications/licenses: Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Fiduciary and Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Registered Representative (Series 7), and Registered Investment Advisor (Series 68).