Washington, DC – November 30, 2016 – Treliant Risk Advisors announced today that John P. Carey has joined the firm’s Senior Advisory Board. John has held a broad mix of senior business, regulatory, legal, corporate governance, compliance, and management roles in major consumer financial services companies, in government, and at a national law firm. As a member of the Senior Advisory Board, he will support Treliant and its senior leadership in providing trusted advisory services to industry clients.

“Business and regulatory strategy must be closely aligned at financial institutions, for successful outcomes in today’s challenging environment,” said Treliant CEO Andrew L. Sandler. “Throughout his banking career, John has addressed this essential balance at premier institutions, and he will deliver tremendous value to our clients.”

John Carey specializes in addressing banks’ external and regulatory challenges, including enforcement actions and investigations, having spent two decades in senior roles in the financial services industry. Most recently, at Citigroup, he was a member of the Executive Committee and a Managing Director at Citi Holdings, where he oversaw legal, compliance, and control issues for consumer businesses slated for sale or liquidation in South America. He was also Head of Governance, Regulatory, and External Affairs for Citi’s global consumer bank, as well as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Citi North America Consumer Banking and CAO of Citi Cards. Previously, at MBNA America and Bank of America, he managed segments of the credit card business and also covered legal and regulatory matters. His board appointments have included Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banamex USA (BUSA), a Citi subsidiary bank; Chairman of the Board of Citibank (South Dakota) NA, Citi’s $140 billion credit card bank; Member of the Board of Department Stores National Bank; and Member of the Board of Clarifi, a consumer credit counseling service. In 2009, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve appointed him to its Consumer Advisory Council. He is also past General Counsel of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and served in the Clinton White House as Chief Counsel to the Office of Presidential Personnel. He has practiced law as a litigator for Paul Hastings in Washington, DC.

“What distinguishes John is the scope of his knowledge and experience in matters of bank business,  regulation, law, and governance,” said Susanna K. Tisa, Treliant’s Chief Business Officer. “His knowledge and insight into the critical issues that large banks are facing today make him a strong addition to the Treliant 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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