Max designs and operationalizes strong and sustainable partnerships between fintechs and banks. He brings practical experience having served within a fintech partner bank, evaluating and onboarding fintech products including cards, lending, and small business banking. He brings a depth of expertise in consumer compliance, financial crimes, and third party risk management in particular.
Max was previously a Compliance Lead at Column N.A., a nationally chartered bank, where he played a key role in the design and launch of their Banking-as-a-Service offering. Prior to Column, he was on FS Vector’s Advisory Team and Treliant’s Financial Crimes and Fair and Responsible Banking teams. Max began his career at EXIM Bank and US Department of the Treasury.
Max holds a BA in International Relations from the School of International Service at American University and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.