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Grovetta Gardineer

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Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Risk

Grovetta Gardineer is the Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Risk at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

In that capacity, Ms. Gardineer is responsible for OCC policy and examination procedures relating to consumer issues and anti-money laundering. She serves as a key advisor to the Committee on Bank Supervision and to the Comptroller on compliance/Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) program matters. Ms. Gardineer is chair of the OCC’s Committee on Consumer Issues, which provides input to the National Risk Committee. She also represents the OCC on policy matters related to the compliance/CRA, fair lending, and BSA/AML programs, and serves as the OCC’s representative on the FFIEC Task Force on Consumer Compliance.

Ms. Gardineer brings more than 22 years of experience in bank supervision and regulation to the OCC. Prior to joining the agency, she worked for the Office of Thrift Supervision, where she served as the Managing Director for Corporate and International Activities. Before that, she was the Managing Director for Supervision Policy, where she was responsible for several programs, including capital policy, credit risk, trust operations, accounting policy, and information technology risk assessment. Prior to joining the OTS, Ms. Gardineer spent several years as an attorney with the FDIC handling enforcement actions and preparing policies and regulations affecting the financial services industry.

Ms. Gardineer earned her J.D., cum laude, from North Carolina Central University and her B.A. from Wake Forest University.