Jon has worked with Treliant and its clients for 10 years. Jon specializes in enterprise risk management, model validation, and Volcker Rule and other capital adequacy and stress testing, liquidity management and contingency funding assessments for registered broker/dealers, securities firms and other diversified financial institutions subject to oversight and supervision by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), Commodities Futures Trading commission (“CFTC”), self-regulatory organizations such as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), and federal banking agencies, including with respect to trade order placement and execution services relating to equities, exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”), options, bonds, futures, American depositary receipts (“ADRs”), proprietary and non-proprietary mutual funds, foreign exchange, and credit and interest-rate derivatives. Jon also leads credit due diligence reviews, commercial mortgage analyses, capital planning, and portfolio stress-testing engagements for Treliant’s financial institution clients.
Prior to Treliant, Jon concluded a 26-year career with Wells Fargo and predecessor banks where he held senior management positions spanning Treasury activities, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, commercial real estate securitizations, and regional and community banking. Jon executed transformational acquisition transactions in corporate development at Wells Fargo and First Interstate; he also served as manager of the Corporate Treasury function at First Interstate Bancorp during the financial crisis of the late 1980s. Jon created a new business for Wells Fargo that securitized commercial real estate loans. Wells Fargo was one of the first successful entrants to this new capital market. He also restructured and grew Wells Fargo’s Commercial Backed Securities (“CMBS”) servicing operations, currently one of the largest in the United States. Jon also created and managed a successful business that invested in capital securities issued by Wells Fargo regional and community bank customers.
Jon earned a B.A. in Economics from Reed College; a M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.