Catherine  Brown, Esq.

Catherine Brown, Esq.

Catherine Brown is a Managing Director of Treliant Risk Advisors. Catherine is also a specialist in Consumer Compliance and advises clients on regulatory requirements and trends in Fair Lending, Community Reinvestment Act programs, Anti-Money Laundering, and Enterprise Risk Management. Catherine has designed and implemented regulatory compliance programs for large, complex institutions. She has considerable experience in managing relationships with federal regulatory agencies, which includes preparing banks to anticipate and respond to regulatory inquiries and remediation. Catherine previously consulted in the Financial Institutions Risk Management practice of Crowe Horwath, LLP where she provided significant thought leadership and advisory support in matters pertaining to consumer compliance, enterprise compliance management, and ERM. Catherine is also an experienced operating executive, having held senior management positions at Citizens Financial Group (the U.S. Bank holding company of Royal Bank of Scotland), and its predecessor bank, Charter One Bank. During her tenure, she chaired and participated in various corporate governance committees related to major consumer and enterprise risk management issues. Most notably, Catherine served as Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Compliance and Ethics Officer for this major banking institution. Catherine received her J.D. from the University Of Dayton School Of Law, an M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University, and is active in the American Bar Association.