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


Brooke joined Second Line Advisors as an Associate in July of 2019. She is establishing the firm’s Privacy and Data Protection practice specifically within Financial Services. Prior to entering the executive search industry, she interned at Ad Age, where she worked closely with the marketing, sales and events teams. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Political Science.




Colleen Graham

Senior Advisor

Colleen Graham is the Founder and CEO of NextGen Compliance LLC, a consulting firm specializing in innovative risk and compliance solutions. Colleen serves as an advisor to start ups including assistance with regulatory approvals and building compliance programs. Colleen conducts risk assessments and facilitates remediation for financial institutions. She also serves as a subject matter expert in connection with regulatory investigations.

Prior to launching NextGen Compliance, Colleen served for 20+ years as a Managing Director and in senior level front and back office control roles at Credit Suisse, including as Head of Compliance Americas and Global Chief Control Officer for Global Markets.

In her most recent years at Credit Suisse, Colleen was the Founder and Credit Suisse’ Highest Ranking Executive of Signac LLC, a joint venture between Credit Suisse and Palantir Technologies. Signac built state-of-the-art software and holistic solutions to detect rogue trading and unauthorized activity and mitigate compliance and operational risk. Colleen focused on product build, client service, marketing, hiring, governance, legal and compliance, and she was a media spokesperson on CNBC.

Colleen is a graduate of Boston College Carrol School of Management with degrees in Finance and Marketing. She also received a law degree from St John’s University School of Law, where she had a full tuition academic scholarship.

Colleen lives in New York with her husband and four children.

Beth Scarborough

Senior Advisor

Beth Scarborough is a senior business leader with international risk management and regulatory relations experience in organizations undergoing significant change.

Beth was most recently the Managing Director and Regulatory Affairs Leader for GE Capital International based in London. In this role Beth had oversight of the relationship with GE Capital’s regulators outside the US and direct responsibility for its relationship with the Prudential Regulation Authority. In her previous role as the Managing Director of Supervisory Affairs for Credit Risk, Beth provided advice and guidance in managing GE Capital’s relationship with its US prudential supervisors and in meeting regulatory expectations, primarily in the areas of risk management and culture.

Before joining GE, Beth spent nearly 18 years with Société Générale in regulatory and risk management roles. These included Head of Regulatory Relations for the US, Head of Credit Risk for the Asia Pacific region (based in Hong Kong), Group Credit Officer for the asset securitization and gaming portfolios, and Chief Operating Officer of the Risk Management Division in the Americas. Beth received her BA from Wellesley College and MBA from the University of New Hampshire.

Steven Tiegel

Senior Advisor

Steven Tiegel is a senior business leader with deep experience in Recruiting and HR primarily within financial services. Additionally, 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.