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Senior Managing Director
Treliant, LLC
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John P. Carey
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John Carey, Senior Managing Director with Treliant, is an accomplished banking executive and attorney with a broad mix of business, regulatory, legal, corporate governance, compliance, and management experience in major consumer financial services companies, at a national law firm, and in government service. He is particularly strong in addressing and solving regulatory challenges, including consent orders, deferred prosecution agreements, and other enforcement actions. He also has extensive experience in board governance, having served on numerous bank, community, and non-profit boards.
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John is currently serving as an independent compliance auditor for a self-regulatory organization that is under a Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement agreement for securities regulations violations. Recently, John completed a successful compliance monitorship for a financial institution that was under a deferred prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice for aiding and abetting wire fraud and for willfully failing to implement an effective anti- money laundering program.

Professional Experience

Senor Managing Director

Treliant, LLC, Washington, DC

2016 - Present

Serves as a consultant, trusted advisor and independent compliance monitor for banks and other financial institutions in the following areas:

• Independent Compliance Monitorships
• Consumer Banking (Retail, Mortgage & Credit Card)
• Board and Corporate Governance
• Bank Regulatory, BSA/AML, Compliance & Consumer Protection
• Regulatory Relationship Management
• Federal and State Government Relations
• Control & Operational Risk Management

Chairman and Member, Board of Directors

Banamex USA, Century City, CA  

2013 – 2016

Served as Chairman of the Board of a state chartered Bank, wholly owned by Citigroup.

  • Provided leadership to the bank’s board and management to ensure effective oversight of the bank’s remediation efforts related to a BSA/AML consent order enforcement action and other regulatory enforcement actions.
  • Successfully led the bank in its effort to develop and implement its self-liquidation plan.
  • Served as the principle point of contact with the bank’s regulators and rebuilt its credibility.
  • Enhanced the overall management and governance of the institution, recruited independent directors, vastly improving oversight of the bank.

Managing Director

Citigroup, New York, NY

2006 - 2016

Senior Executive Vice President

Bank of America and MBNA America Bank, N.A., Wilmington, DE

1997 - 2006

General Counsel

Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC

1993 -1997

Chief Counsel, Office of Presidential Personnel

The White House, Washington, DC


Of Counsel and Associate

Paul Hastings, Washington, DC

1985 - 1993

Judicial Law Clerk

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Washington, DC

1983 - 1985


J.D. - Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC

A.B. - Georgetown College, Washington, DC

Professional Memberships

Member, International Association of Independent Compliance Monitors


Member, District of Columbia Bar

Member, New York State Bar

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