Daniel Solo

President & Head of Client Engagement

Dan is the Founder of Second Line Advisors and is an industry leading expert within the Risk, Regulatory and Compliance functions since 1999. He has conducted searches for executives in the compliance, risk, legal, internal audit and regulatory affairs functions throughout the world, particularly in Financial Services.  His portfolio of work includes Chief Compliance Officers, Chief Risk Officers, Chief Auditors and Chief Legal Officers. He has been noted in various industry periodicals and is engaged in industry events with The Clearing House, SIFMA and GARP.


Christopher Kelly


Chris is a Director at Second Line Advisors. Previously, he served as a Senior Associate with Sheffield Haworth, assisting in the identification and placement of executives within the risk, compliance, legal, technology and finance functions. Prior to his executive search career, Chris was a journalist with Thomson Reuters for 12 years, where he covered the daily commodity futures trading, with a particular focus on the precious and industrial metals markets. His career in finance began in 1998, working in the middle office clearing function of Liberty Brokerage.


Brooke Sweeney

Search Assurance & Diversity Officer

Brooke joined Second Line Advisors in 2019 to help establish the firm’s Privacy and Data Protection practice. Currently, she is the firm’s Search Assurance & Diversity Officer overseeing and assessing best practices towards diversity and addressing unconscious biases throughout the search and selection process – essentially our Compliance/Assurance Officer. Prior to executive search, she was with Ad Age, where she worked closely with the marketing, sales, and events teams. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Colgate University.




Colleen Graham

Former Head of Compliance Americas, Credit Suisse

Colleen Graham is the Founder and CEO of NextGen Compliance LLC, a consulting firm specializing in innovative risk and compliance solutions. Prior to launching NextGen Compliance, Colleen served for 20+ years in senior level 1st and 2nd line control roles at Credit Suisse, including Head of Compliance Americas and Global Chief Control Officer for Global Markets. In her most recent years at Credit Suisse, Colleen was Chief Supervisory Officer of Signac LLC, a joint venture between Credit Suisse and Palantir Technologies which built state-of-the-art software and holistic solutions to detect rogue trading and unauthorized activity and mitigate compliance and operational risk. Colleen received her BS from Boston College Carrol School of Management and her JD from St John’s University School of Law.

Beth Scarborough

Former Head of Regulatory Affairs, GE Capital

Beth Scarborough was most recently MD, Regulatory Affairs Leader for GE Capital International, where she had oversight of the relationship with GE Capital’s regulators outside the US. In her previous role as MD, Supervisory Affairs for Credit Risk, Beth provided advice and guidance in managing GE Capital’s relationship with its US prudential supervisors and meeting regulatory expectations. Prior to GE, Beth spent nearly 18 years with Société Générale in regulatory and risk management roles, including Head of Regulatory Relations for the US, Head of Credit Risk for the Asia Pacific region, and COO of the Americas Risk Management Division. Beth received her BA from Wellesley College and MBA from the University of New Hampshire.

Steven Tiegel

Former Head of Recruiting, RBC Capital Markets

Steven Tiegel is a senior business leader with deep experience in Recruiting and HR primarily within financial services. Steven has worked in the executive search industry and conducted searches for senior level professionals primarily within investment banking. Early in his career he worked on corporate and financial restructurings as an investment banker and consultant. Steven’s prior work experience includes RBC Capital Markets, Bear Stearns, Marathon Asset Management, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, Heidrick & Struggles, and Westwood Partners. Steven received his BS from SUNY Albany and his MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.