7 August, AtoZForex.com, Lagos – New development at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Stephen W. Warren has been named as OCC new CIO (Chief Information Officer). Mr. Warren’s responsibilities as CIO will now primarily be to lead all OCC information technology (IT) programs, as well as supporting the agency’s mission of ensuring the safety and soundness of national banks. Also, to ensure fair and equal access to financial services for all Americans.
Mr. Warren has a wealth of experience in this field, having over 15 years of experience as a CIO or senior IT official. Previous positions in this capacity includes serving as acting CIO at the Department of Veterans Affairs and CIO at the Federal Trade Commission, and for the Office of Environmental Management with the Department of Energy. He holds a masters of science in systems management from the Florida Institute of Technology and a bachelor of science in nuclear engineering from the University of Michigan, starting his career as an active duty officer in the U.S. Air Force.
He is expected to resume his capacity as CIO at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on September 6, 2015.
Kathy Murphy, Senior Deputy Comptroller for Management and Chief Financial Officer: “Stephen brings deep experience in information technology to our agency,” “His experience leading large federal IT functions and overseeing delivery of solutions that have helped other agencies will help us deliver even more effective systems, increase employee engagement, and enhance customer service to our agency’s employees and the institutions we regulate.”
About the OCC
The OCC charters, regulates, and supervises all national banks and federal savings associations as well as federal branches and agencies of foreign banks. The OCC is an independent bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
To ensure that national banks and federal savings associations operate in a safe and sound manner, provide fair access to financial services, treat customers fairly, and comply with applicable laws and regulations.
The OCC is a preeminent prudential supervisor that
- adds value through proactive and risk-based supervision;
- is sought after as a source of knowledge and expertise; and
- promotes a vibrant and diverse banking system that benefits consumers, communities, businesses, and the U.S. economy.