Washington, DC – September 7, 2022 – Treliant, an essential, consulting partner to the financial industry globally, has named seasoned bank HR executive, Joan Burns to the position of Chief Human Resources Officer.
This position is critical for supporting the rapid growth of Treliant and fulfilling the commitment to employee satisfaction, DE&I, career pathing, and many other critical programs including, helping to drive the company’s empowerment and accountability initiatives.
In addition to leading the firm’s efforts in these areas, Joan will also be a member of the executive leadership team, contributing to the overall strategy and operational direction of the company.
“Our firm prides itself on the caliber of its people and the quality of their work environment,” said David Samuels, Chief Executive Officer at Treliant. “With a broad background in HR, benefits and recruiting, combined with extensive financial services knowledge and experience, Joan is uniquely positioned to help us create a global environment of excitement, job satisfaction, and long-term retention.”
Joan comes to Treliant with over 30 years of experience in human resources for financial services firms, concentrated in Commercial and Retail banking as well as, Capital Markets and Mortgage Lending. She successfully planned and implemented HR processes, programs, and tools with business leaders to build and enhance organizational capability.
Prior to Treliant, Joan was the Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer at Israel Discount Bank of NY for 4 years and spent 25 years at HSBC in a variety of senior roles, two of note, being the Head of Recruitment for US, Canada, and EMEA, and the Head of HR for Commercial Banking in North America.
“Treliant’s team members have impressed me as passionately committed to earning and keeping their client’s trust, by being forward thinking and providing industry leading advice and solutions,” said Joan. “I’m just as passionate about making a positive impact at Treliant, empowering the team through cultural enhancement, robust career development, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.”