Ryan Reichenbach is a Senior Manager with Treliant. He is a seasoned financial services professional with over 20 years of experience in implementing information security programs, compliance management systems, vendor risk management programs, operational risk controls, and fair lending analysis.

At Treliant, Ryan has assisted clients by providing virtual chief information security officer services and assisting banks in preparations for NY DFS Part 500 Cybersecurity exams. Ryan has also served as an internal IT auditor for clients and conducted various risk assessments to ensure alignment with PCI-DSS, NIST and FFIEC IT guidance.

Prior to joining Treliant, Ryan held multiple positions at BMW Financial Services, driving the establishment of key information security, operational risk, and compliance teams and functions. He was responsible for directing the creation and implementation of the organization’s Compliance Management System (CMS) to ensure compliance with federal and state consumer lending regulations (including: SCRA, FCRA, ECOA Reg. Z, etc.) and other guidance from agencies such as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC).

He led various remediation efforts to address consumer compliance and fair lending risks and oversaw the management of all internal and external compliance audits and examinations; including acting as the central point of contact for all federal and/or government agencies (e.g. CFPB, NY DFS, FDIC). He also co-chaired the Regulatory Compliance Committee, a cross-functional senior management group overseeing compliance and information security.

His data security experience also includes the creation and execution of the information security program and serving as the Data Privacy Protection Officer (DPPO) for the US Financial Services division, and responsibility for compliance with market-specific data privacy protection laws, regulations, and requirements.

Ryan holds a BA in Accounting, Economics, and Business from Muskingum University. He is also a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), and a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA).

Areas of Specialization

  • Compliance Programs
  • Consumer Laws / Regulations
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Privacy
  • Information Security
  • Operational Risk
  • Risk Assessments
  • Technology Services
  • Third-Party Risk Mitigation