Tyler Williams

Senior Advisor

Tyler is presently the principal of his own financial services consulting firm, BigRockSolutions, LLC, in Washington, D.C., advising financial services companies and corporate leadership on board governance, regulatory policy, corporate development and strategy, data synthesis and development, among other issues. Until May 2020, Tyler served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In that capacity, he was responsible for policy development and programs related to financial institutions (The Office of Financial Institutions Policy), insurance (The Federal Insurance Office), and played a leading role in the Department’s pandemic response in those areas–including serving on the Secretary’s emergency response team. Additionally, Tyler worked on issues related to the integration of technology in both insurance and financial institutions, regulatory matters in the payments industry, housing finance, BSA/AML, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program, among other issues.  

Previously, he served as Banking Counsel for Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), where he managed Senator Tillis’ responsibilities before the Senate Banking Committee in addition handling all tax and trade issues for the office—advising the Senator on S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, CFIUS reform legislation, among other priorities.  During the 114th Congress, Tyler served as Legislative Director and Counsel to Congressman Robert Hurt (R-VA), focusing his work on Congressman Hurt’s duties as the Vice Chair of the Capital Markets subcommittee on the House Financial Services Committee.  

Previously, Tyler spent three years with former Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) team as a Legislative Assistant, and prior to working on Capitol Hill, Tyler spent three years in New York working for an institutional investment research firm, where he focused his research on financial services, payments, and the intersection between finance and policy.  Tyler holds a BA in Economics and minor in Biology from Kenyon College, a JD from The George Washington University School of Law, and is licensed to practice law in the state of New York.