As the chief legal officer of the company, Tristan oversees GS2’s legal team and is responsible for all legal affairs of the company and its subsidiaries, including litigation, compliance, legal strategy and corporate governance. He brings over 12 years of experience in legal and compliance matters, most of which has been focused on student loans. Previously, Tristan spent 9 years as General Counsel of GCO Education Loan Funding Corp., a student loan company with over $6B in assets under management at its peak. Prior to GCO, Tristan was an associate at the law firm of Thacher Proffitt & Wood, LLP in New York City, starting out in the Corporate and Financial Institutions group and then specializing in private student loan securitizations. Tristan holds a B.A from The University of Virginia and a J.D. from Georgetown University.