March 7, 2023 – Washington, DC – Treliant, an essential consulting partner to the global financial industry, has named Michael Finn as a Senior Advisor and member of the firm’s global advisory board. His appointment underscores Treliant’s commitment to serving the needs of financial industry leaders as they effectively implement and execute risk focused programs for management and mitigation, corporate governance, and regulatory relations, in order to meet today’s accelerating pace of change.

Mike has over 35 years of experience as a Chief Risk Officer at several public banks and a senior regulatory leader at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS). He has significant achievements executing corporate growth strategies, improving financial performance, and maximizing returns by enhancing governance, controlling risks, and instituting risk management teams, systems, and processes.

Most recently, Mike served as Senior Executive Vice President/CRO for Sterling National Bank through the merger with Webster Bank in 2022. In government, he worked as Senior Advisor to the Deputy Comptroller in the OCC Northeastern District. He also held numerous leadership positions with OTS, including as Regional Director in both the West and Northeast Regions, and as an executive leader in OTS’s Washington headquarters.

“Treliant’s driving motivation is to help financial services companies transform their risk and compliance programs to be more consistent, efficient, and effective,” said Treliant CEO David Samuels. “As a Senior Advisor, Mike can draw on his long experience in transforming risk programs to be compliant and optimally effective, as he advises our clients—with the added perspective of both a banker and a regulator.”

“Companies stand to maximize their financial performance as they overcome risk management obstacles, enhance corporate governance, and control regulatory risks,” Mike said. “I look forward to sharing with clients my career experiences in these critical areas and contributing to Treliant’s drive to advance enterprise risk management program transformation.”

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