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Darrin Benhart

photo of Darrin BenhartDeputy Comptroller for Supervision Risk Management

Darrin Benhart is Deputy Comptroller for Supervision Risk Management at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

In this role, Mr. Benhart serves as chair of the OCC’s National Risk Committee, which is charged with identifying primary and emerging areas of risk to the federal banking system and ensuring that the risks are communicated throughout the agency and to the industry. Mr. Benhart oversees a team that identifies, monitors, develops, and presents reports on existing and emerging risks and serves as a centralized risk analysis unit within the OCC. He assumed this role in October 2014.

Mr. Benhart previously served as Deputy Comptroller for Credit and Market Risk. In that role, he was a principal advisor on risks facing the banking system and set policies for the Commercial and Retail Credit Policy units.

Since joining the agency in 1992, Mr. Benhart has served in a variety of policy, technical and managerial roles, primarily as a field examiner. In these roles, he directed credit related OCC supervisory activities and managed a staff of resident credit examiners in the commercial and retail credit areas in many of the agency’s largest banks.

Darrin received his undergraduate degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Northern Iowa and is a Commissioned National Bank Examiner.