Banking Consulting Services

Our Story

A leading bank consulting firm


CCG Catalyst was founded by Paul Schaus, a visionary leader with over 20 years of experience as an executive in the banking industry. Since 2012, CCG Catalyst has been a trusted and respected consulting firm in the banking sector, serving over 600 clients across the United States and internationally. Our team of consultants, researchers, analysts, and experts bring diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills to every engagement, helping banks of all sizes and types navigate the complex and rapidly changing landscape of financial services. Our mission is to be the catalyst for change and growth for our clients, providing them with the best insights, advice, and solutions in the industry. We are constantly learning, evolving, and innovating to stay ahead of the curve and serve our clients better. We are CCG Catalyst, and we are ready to be your catalyst for success.


We offer a range of services across the banking value chain, including strategy, core banking, digital, innovation, payments, contract negotiations, compliance, market research and data analytics. We help our clients navigate the complex and evolving banking landscape and leverage emerging technologies and opportunities. We also provide thought leadership, research, and insights on the latest trends and best practices in banking.

Why Choose Us

We are your partners in success. We bring to the table a unique combination of skills,
experience, and values that set us apart from other firms.

  • Skills: We have a team of seasoned professionals who have deep knowledge and expertise in the financial services industry. We have the skills and the tools to solve any challenge you face.
  • Experience: We have a track record of delivering successful outcomes for our clients. We have worked with hundreds of banks and fintechs of all sizes and segments, across the US and globally. We have the experience and the insights to help you achieve your goals.
  • Values: We are committed to excellence, integrity, and collaboration. We are passionate about what we do and we care about your success. We are transparent, honest, and ethical in everything we do. We work with you as a team, sharing our knowledge, ideas, and feedback.

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Meet our leader

Paul Schaus

Paul Schaus

Managing Partner

As Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer he leads a successful team of subject matter experts. Throughout his successful career Paul has been a banker, management consultant, strategist, thought leader and strong advocate to the financial services industry.

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If you are looking for a consulting firm that can help you take your business to the next level,
look no further than CCG Catalyst. Contact us today and let us show you how we can help you.