Noted Financial Services Lawyer Cantwell F. Muckenfuss III Joins Treliant Risk Advisors
Washington, DC – August 2, 2016 – Chuck Muckenfuss has joined Treliant Risk Advisors as a Member of its Senior Advisory Board. He brings to the firm more than forty years of senior experience in the financial services industry – as a partner in a major law firm, senior official at two bank regulatory agencies, founder and Chairman of the Board of a community development bank, and an investor, advisor and board member in the evolving FinTech space. At Treliant, he will contribute to the firm’s strategic direction as a member of the Senior Advisory Board, in addition to engaging with clients on regulatory and business strategy.
“We welcome Chuck as an innovator and leader who has helped shape the financial industry’s evolution in the public and private sectors for more than four decades. We are proud to have him as a colleague.” said Treliant CEO Andrew L. Sandler.
Chuck Muckenfuss is a recognized thought leader and skilled practitioner in the fields of financial institution supervision and regulation, community development finance and financial inclusion, and the formation and evolution of for-profit and non-profit enterprises including FinTech companies. His distinguished career includes serving as Senior Deputy Comptroller of the Currency for Policy and Counsel to the Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. For 33 years, he represented financial institutions as a partner in the Washington, DC, office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.
He is Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of City First Bank of DC, a community development bank, and is a Board Member and past Chairman of the Board of City First Enterprises, the bank’s nonprofit parent. He is an Operating Partner of Vista Capital Advisors, a Board Member of Ethos Lending LLC, and Advisory Board Member of several FinTech companies. He is a Clinical Visiting Lecturer at Yale Law School.
“Chuck’s extensive accomplishments position him to provide considerable insight and to help guide our clients and enhance our firm’s own strategic direction,” said Susanna K. Tisa, Treliant’s Chief Business Officer. “We are so pleased to have him join our team.”
About Treliant Risk Advisors
Treliant Risk Advisors is a multi-disciplinary compliance, risk management, and strategic advisory firm for the financial services industry and consumer-oriented businesses. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in New York and Dallas, Treliant’s team of highly experienced professionals includes executives who have held senior positions in Fortune 100 companies, financial institutions, and regulatory agencies. Treliant provides its clients with critical advice and solutions in the following areas: regulatory compliance, including program development, consumer compliance, and fair lending; financial crimes, including AML/BSA, economic sanctions/OFAC, and anti-bribery/anti-corruption; mortgage practices review, including litigation support and expert services, residential and commercial loan review, and mortgage servicing and operations; and risk management, including operational risk management, information assurance and cybersecurity, technology solutions, and capital and liquidity planning. For more information, visit www.treliant.com.
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