Eric Reusch is a Senior Director with Treliant. He has over 20 years of experience in the consumer financial services industry as a senior executive and former regulator.
In the private sector, he has had management roles with companies such as Capital One, JPMorgan Chase, and Citibank. In these positions, his functional areas of focus included credit policy and risk management, treasury and capital markets, corporate development and strategy, servicing operations and collections, and regulatory compliance. He has assisted large and start-up organizations with establishing and strengthening compliance management systems and corporate governance and controls.
In 2011, Eric joined the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as a founding member. There, he provided subject matter expertise as the Program Manager in the Office of Installment and Liquidity Markets. During his tenure, he participated in a wide variety of policymaking activities in student, auto, and installment/small dollar lending, including a Congressional study of the private market for student loans, fair lending issues in indirect auto finance, and evaluating the need for regulatory intervention in the market for short-term, small dollar loans.
Eric maintains a strong interest in the emerging financial technology (FinTech) sector and the regulatory issues surrounding this market. Immediately prior to joining Treliant, he was a Principal at QED Investors, a premier venture capital fund with FinTech as one of its focal sectors. As an entrepreneur in 2007, he co-founded GreenNote, the first peer-to-peer lender focused on the private student lending market.
Eric holds an MBA with concentrations in finance and strategy from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BBA with honors from the University of Miami.