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Travillian is a nationally focused executive search and talent advisory boutique dedicated to exclusively serving the financial services industry. We have helped the corporations, service providers and investors within these sectors improve their businesses since our establishment in 1998. We have an excellent reputation and ​adhere to the highest ethical standards.

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We offer a wide range of executive search services. We utilize a team approach to execute search and advisory projects, leveraging the unique but interlocking relationships and knowledge base of each search consultant.


Financials sector specialist focus for private equity companies and asset managers, including hedge funds, pension funds, and long only funds.

Banking & Fintech

Deep focus on community banking, tech-powered financial institutions, CDFIs, and the fintechs themselves.

Diversified Financials

Specialty finance companies, including mortgage lenders/servicers, consumer and commercial finance, leasing, asset managers and more.

Investment Banking

First in class coverage of FIG specialists within investment baking, research and fixed income, as well as business line heads and operations professionals.   


Placement of targeted, industry-specific consultants in the areas of risk, strategy, regulatory, management.


Skilled Attorney placement with a financial institution-focus, regarding M&A, capital, regulatory hurdles, formations, and fintech.

Travillian Next

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Travillian Next, launched in early 2020, is dedicated to producing original, behind the scenes content for the banking & fintech industries.

Lessons Learned: Insights from an Ex-FDIC Regulator on Navigating Bank Collapses

Alexander Rolfe, a former FDIC official and current Managing Director at JCSmithAdvisors, recently joined Travillian’s Head of Banking & Fintech, Brian Love, and Head of Strategic Advisory, Indra Elangovan, to…

Bank Board Insights Series Part II: Risk Governance with Contributing Guest Michele Wucker

Are you ready to take your risk governance to the next level? Our latest, must-read article is the second edition of Travillian Next’s Bank Board Insights Series, which explores the… 

The Future of Cross-Border Transactions: Faster, Cheaper, and Revolutionized by CBDCs

In his Travillian Next debut, Dimitris Malisianos, Principal, Banking & Fintech Search at Travillian, engages with two recognized influencers and advocates of payments, innovation, and fintech: Jason Mikula, Publisher of…

Client Feedback

Our Client Reviews

Travillian focuses on building long-term, trust-based relationships with financial services companies and their service providers. Whenever a partner engages us, we consider it our utmost responsibility to deliver our best work on time, every time.

Erik Skovgard

    On a recent high-level executive search Travillian presented us with seven outstanding candidates. I wanted to hire all seven prospects. Travillian guided us through the entire hiring process and helped us make the best decision possible for our organization.

    Erik Skovgard

    CEO & President at Lincoln Savings

    Mary Jayne Crocker

      Working with Travillian was simple, entertaining and extremely productive. Not only did I thoroughly enjoy the process, but the end result exceeded expectations. All evidence to date suggests that Travillian delivered and they did so in less than 3 months.

      Mary Jayne Crocker

      EVP & CEO at Bridgewater Bank

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