Ellen Rose is a Managing Director with Treliant. She is a seasoned financial services professional with executive experience in all facets of commercial and residential mortgage banking. Ellen has over 35 years of industry experience in directing originations, secondary marketing, servicing, support, and vendor activities. With a focus on compliance, she has led large and small projects in situations ranging from mortgage startups to mergers and acquisitions.

At Treliant, Ellen advises clients on a variety of regulatory compliance and operational needs including design, improvement, and transformation of business controls and compliance processes. She also runs Treliant’s Testing Center of Excellence that performs quality loan reviews, loan lookbacks, and performs transaction testing across the financial services spectrum. Treliant’s benchmarking practice also falls under Ellen and focuses on ensuring that fees paid and received are within fair market value ranges for the services performed.

Prior to joining Treliant, Ellen held a Senior Director position with Newbold Advisors, where she developed and led numerous client engagements spanning compliance, business process engineering, and operational assessments. Previously, she founded and managed Dynamic Global Solutions, LLC, assisting clients with capital markets and consulting needs. Here she specialized in trading manufactured housing portfolios and creating mortgage start-ups for banks. She has held executive and senior positions with Bayview Financial Trading Group, Carteret Savings Bank, Merrill Lynch, and Shearson/American Express.

Ellen studied ancient Greek at Grinnell College and holds a degreed certificate in international affairs from Sveučilište u Zagrebu.

Areas of Specialization

  • Bank Management
  • Charter Applications
  • Commercial Banking
  • Compliance Audits
  • Compliance Programs
  • Conduct Risk
  • Consumer Laws / Regulations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Risk (Business)
  • Credit Risk (Consumer)
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Privacy
  • Data Risk Management / Data Science
  • Due Diligence
  • Email Review / Surveillance
  • Ethics Programs
  • Executive Leadership
  • Fair Lending
  • Fraud Risk Management
  • Government Investigations / Whistleblower Response
  • Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)
  • Independent Monitorships and Consultancies
  • Information Security
  • Litigation Support / Expert Witness Testimony
  • Lookbacks
  • Mortgage Law / Regulations
  • Mortgage Originations and Servicing
  • Operational Risk
  • Project Management
  • Regulatory Exam / Management
  • Regulatory Relations
  • Remediation Plans / Implementation and Effectiveness Testing
  • Retail Sales Incentive Practices
  • Risk Assessments
  • Strategy / Strategic Planning
  • Technology Services
  • Third-Party Risk Mitigation
  • TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Compliance
  • Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP) Readiness