Washington, DC – April 11, 2016 – Ed Kramer has joined Treliant Risk Advisors as a Member of its Senior Advisory Board, bringing the knowledge, skills, and relationships he has built across the financial services industry for decades as a regulator, bank executive and recognized industry advisor. At Treliant, he will help clients coordinate their risk management strategy and enhance their compliance with banking and lending regulations.

“Ed is a consummate banking professional with exceptional industry expertise to contribute to our clients and Senior Advisory Board, and we are delighted that he is joining our growing team,” said Treliant CEO Andrew L. Sandler. “Treliant continues to expand as a source of credible, independent insight and practical guidance for financial services companies contending with today’s rapid market changes.”

“Treliant’s strong relationships within the financial services industry have been built on the firm’s ability to help clients get ahead of the regulatory challenges coming their way and handle the most complicated compliance and risk management requirements,” Kramer said. “I’m so pleased to be working with this impressive team on the cutting edge of financial services business and policy.”

Ed Kramer has worked directly with senior-level risk and compliance executives at the nation’s top banks and lending organizations to meet their specific regulatory compliance needs. His expertise includes compliance strategy in the context of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), fair lending, and anti-money laundering measures including the Bank Secrecy Act (AML/BSA). He is a former Executive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services. His career positions have also included Deputy Superintendent of Banks, in charge of the Consumer Services Division at the New York State Banking Department, and First Senior Vice President of the Dime Savings Bank of New York. He is also currently an Independent Director on the Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) Board of Directors.

“Treliant exercises a leadership role in the industry we serve, built on our solid track record, our clients’ trust, and an ever-widening network of strategic relationships,” said Mark W. Olson, Chairman of Treliant Risk Advisors. “Ed embodies our firm’s commitment to fulfilling and expanding this role for our clients and the industry, and we welcome him to Treliant.”

About Treliant Risk Advisors

Treliant Risk Advisors is 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.

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