Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry announced Grace Dailey will become Senior Deputy Comptroller for Bank Supervision Policy and Chief National Bank Examiner and Grovetta Gardineer will fill the newly created position of Senior Deputy Comptroller for Compliance and Community Affairs.
Ms. Dailey will succeed Jennifer Kelly, who is retiring at the end of April after 37 years of service to the OCC. Ms. Gardineer assumes her new title and responsibilities immediately.
In her new position, Ms. Dailey will direct the formulation of policies and procedures for supervising and examining national banks and federal savings associations. She will serve on the agency's Executive Committee and Committee on Bank Supervision. Ms. Dailey previously served as a National Bank Examiner, Assistant Deputy Comptroller in Midsize and Community Bank Supervision, Examiner-in-Charge of two of the nation’s largest banks, and Deputy Comptroller for Large Bank Supervision.
In the new role of Senior Deputy Comptroller for Compliance and Community Affairs, Ms. Gardineer will oversee compliance exams of national banks and federal savings associations and will manage the agency’s Community Affairs and Community Reinvestment Act programs. In addition, Ms. Gardineer retains her responsibilities for policy and examination procedures relating to consumer issues and anti-money laundering. She will continue to represent the OCC on interagency groups and activities related to compliance, CRA, fair lending, and the Bank Secrecy Act.
Ms. Gardineer has more than 28 years of experience in bank supervision and regulation. Prior to joining the OCC, she worked for the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), where she served as the Managing Director for Corporate and International Activities. Before that, she was the Managing Director for Supervision Policy and was responsible for capital policy, credit risk, trust operations, accounting policy, and information technology risk. Ms. Gardineer also spent several years as an attorney at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation handling enforcement actions and preparing financial services policies and regulations.