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Director - Wealth Management Advisory

Treliant LLC provides financial services companies and consumer-oriented businesses with trusted advisory services that strengthen compliance, risk management, and business performance. As a firm of leading professionals from industry and government, we assist our clients in navigating changing regulatory agencies and policies while meeting strategic and operational objectives.

We focus on the industry’s most pressing concerns, including consumer compliance, global financial crimes, mortgage operations, financial markets conduct, fair and responsible banking, litigation support, wealth management compliance, and cybersecurity. We serve companies from Main Street to Wall Street and across the globe. Our firm continues to grow in the service of our clients, with headquarters in Washington, DC and offices in New York and Dallas. For more information, visit

Director, Wealth Management Advisory

The Director role of Wealth Management (WM) is a key member of Treliant’s Wealth Management Service Area and responsible for working closely with the Managing Director of Wealth Management Advisory to define and execute on the overall WM Service Area strategy, manage key client relationships and engagements, and develop staff.  In this senior level role he/she will focus on leading key client initiatives that capture growth, generate operating leverage, address regulatory change, risk management and compliance requirements and ultimately enhance competitiveness.  The WM Service Area at Treliant includes businesses that serve the mass affluent through ultra-high net worth segments.  This includes retail and on-line brokerages, robo advisors, independent RIAs and broker dealers, regional and national wirehouses, private and trust banks as well as the platform and product providers that serve these businesses.  Preferred office locations are Washington, DC and NY. 

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Provide input to the development of the Wealth Management Service Area offering with a particular focus on risk, regulatory and compliance implications for the WM industry sector.

Support the identification and pursuit of new clients and engagements through demonstrated subject matter expertise in the wealth management industry with a particular focus risk, regulatory and compliance implications for the sector.

Define, lead and manage client engagements and relationships to address the most pressing strategic, risk and regulatory issues facing the sector.    

Provide wealth management business, compliance and risk management subject matter expertise and core advisory/consulting skills to lead engagements across key clients.

Provide strong program/project and people management skills.  

Develop and promote Treliant’s wealth management practice by marketing the firm’s wealth management services.

Support the development of thought leadership through developing content for conferences, speeches, and articles on timely wealth management topics.

Support the development and management of a team of high performing professionals.


10 + years’ experience demonstrating outstanding skills in a wealth management or retail brokerage setting.   

Deep understanding of the regulatory frameworks that apply to the wealth management and retail brokerage industries, particularly applicable SEC and FINRA regulations.   

Clarity in written and oral communication.

Prior experience in financial services consulting. 

Strong work ethic, confidence, humility, openness, kindness, and a commitment to learning and teaching others.

Ability to manage large teams, complex projects, and high-performers.

Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to develop concise and effective communications tailored to specific audiences.

Track record of success as a consultant, interfacing with clients and delivering wealth management advisory/consulting services.

Entrepreneurial spirit to help build and grow the business.

Excellent communication and prioritization skills.

Must be innovative and a self-starter with the ability to deliver multiple projects/initiatives on deadline.  

Ability to manage a high volume of assignments with varying complexity and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment with integrity and professionalism.

Excellent planning, time management, collaboration, decision-making and presentation skills. 

Willingness to travel as needed.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university.

Masters or advanced degree preferred.

If you want to be part of a dynamic team of professionals join Treliant.  We invest in people, and challenge you to advance your career while achieving your aspirations and goals.  Here at Treliant, we pride ourselves on our collaborative team culture, where we embrace diversity of thought and innovation. If you strive for excellence and seek an inclusive environment apply on-line and follow us on LinkedIn.  

 Compensation Benefits

In addition to a competitive base salary, candidate will be eligible for incentive pay as well as a full range of health benefits, vacation plan, and 401k plan.

Treliant Risk Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability, or military status in employment or provision of services. When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office so that proper arrangements can be made.