2019 Speakers

Grovetta Gardineer

Senior Deputy Comptroller, Compliance and Community Affairs

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Grovetta Gardineer is the Senior Deputy Comptroller for Compliance and Community Affairs at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
In this role, Ms. Gardineer serves as a member of the agency’s Executive Committee and Committee on Bank Supervision. She oversees agency compliance exams on national banks and federal savings associations and supervises the agency’s Community Affairs and Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) programs. Ms. Gardineer also has responsibilities for policy and examination procedures relating to consumer issues and anti-money laundering and for representing the agency on interagency groups and activities related to compliance, CRA, fair lending, and the Bank Secrecy Act. She assumed this role in March 2016.

Ms. Gardineer also was named Chair of the NeighborWorks® America Board of Directors in June 2016.

Ms. Gardineer previously served as Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Risk at the OCC and oversaw development of policy and examination procedures relating to consumer issues and anti-money laundering. She served as a key advisor to the Committee on Bank Supervision and to the Comptroller on compliance and CRA matters. Ms. Gardineer joined the OCC in 2010.

Prior to joining the agency, 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, 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

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