Scott A. Trapani, CFA


Chief Risk Officer

Work History

Work History
Jul 2013 - Apr 2015

Chief Risk Officer

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

Recruited to rebuild entire risk management function across the Bank.  Reporting into the CEO and the Board Risk Management Committee,  I designed and implemented a true Enterprise Risk Management function including Credit, Market, Operational and Model Governance Risk.  Implemented new GRC platform for operational risk measurement (RSA Archer) and a new market risk platform (Polymaths).  Chaired the Credit Risk Committee and the Operational Risk Committee. 

Feb 2008 - Jul 2013

Chief Compliance Officer

Invesco, Ltd.

Lead compliance functions at WL Ross & Co LLC, Invesco Private Capital, Invesco Senior Secured Management, Invesco National Trust Company, and Stein Roe Investment Counsel.  Established compliance and risk infrastructures for SEC registered investment advisers, 40 Act funds, hedge funds, private equity vehicles, and bank loan products. Reviewed and strengthened compliance staff and reorganized functions to lessen duplication and better use compliance, risk and audit personnel. Managed the development of all regulatory policies and procedures addressing each unique business and regulatory environment, as well as implementing compliance calendars, testing and reporting procedures.

Sep 2005 - Dec 2007

Group Vice President, Risk Analytics

SunTrust Bank

Developed new regulatory-compliant loan loss reserve and portfolio management units while guiding bank through severe regulatory problems concerning risk management practices. Recruited experienced financial modeling professionals and reorganized both units. Developed regulatory-compliant statistical modeling program to estimate credit losses and reserve requirements. Organized and presented quarterly financial results to various committees of the Board of Directors and Federal Reserve staff while clearing all regulatory issues and reestablishing regulatory communication and credibility.

Aug 2002 - Sep 2005

Vice President, Risk Regulatory

GE Capital

Lead the risk management function for GE Capital International Financing Company, an international multi-bank holding company. Responsible for the regulatory compliance and risk functions for all of GE's banking entities operating in 38 countries with more than $500B in assets including more than 45 global risk and credit professionals. Developed unified regulatory compliance and risk platforms to meet US and European banking requirements and led all GE Capital’s bank regulatory communications.

Oct 1997 - Aug 2002

Senior Manager - Resident Advisor

KPMG Consulting

Led the bank regulatory advisory teams in Warsaw, Poland (97-99), Chisinau, Moldova (99-00) and Kiev, Ukraine (00-02). As resident advisor, worked directly for the central bank of each country to establish bank regulation, policies and procedures and train supervisory staff. Worked directed with local banks to develop lending products and bank operating procedures. Projects funded by US government through USAID and worked in conjunction with IMF and World Bank.

Feb 1993 - Oct 1997

Senior Banking Analyst

FDIC San Francisco Regional Office

Selected to lead FDIC’s Large Bank Analysis Department that supervised regulated activities for the largest FDIC-insured banks in the Western US region. Developed offsite-monitoring programs to oversee lending and investing activities and assign limited examination personnel to potential “high-risk” institutions. Developed a regional team that was comprised of 25+ analysts across various field offices.

Sep 1987 - Feb 1993

FDIC Commissioned Bank Examiner

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Recruited as an Assistant Examiner in the Phoenix Field Office.   Responsible for onsite safety and soundness examinations for all size banks. Received commission in 1990 and led the onsite examinations of several high-profile banks including Lincoln Savings & Loan, American Continental Corporation, Coast Saving and First Interstate Bank. Works as Managing Agent on RTC receiverships across Arizona, Nevada and California. Received numerous awards for work done in the field and was promoted to the San Francisco regional office in 1993.  


Dec 1986

Bachelors of Science


Finance Degree


Aug 2000

CFA Charterholder

CFA Institute

Chartered Financial Analyst designation after successfully passing three year certification program.  Charter awarded in August 2000



Leadership and Execution

Enterprise Risk Management

Credit Risk

corporate assurance