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Tanya Smith

Deputy Comptroller for Large Bank Supervision

Tanya Smith is a Deputy Comptroller for Large Bank Supervision at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

In this position, Ms. Smith is one of four deputy comptrollers overseeing the supervision of the OCC's large bank portfolio. She assumed these duties in March 2021 and reports to the Senior Deputy Comptroller for Large Bank Supervision.

Prior to this role, Ms. Smith served as the Examiner-in-Charge for Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. where she was responsible for leading the OCC's supervisory team, including directing the overall supervisory strategy for the bank.

Her previous roles include Examiner-in-Charge of the London Office, Basel II Program Manager for Large Bank Supervision, and Credit Team Lead in charge of the supervision of commercial and retail credit activities at a large, U.S. national bank. Ms. Smith has represented the OCC on various Basel Committee and Standards Implementation (SIG) working groups, including the SIG Banking Book Group.

Ms. Smith previously worked for the International Monetary Fund as an Advisor, covering supervision issues, including anti-money laundering, corruption, and anti-terrorism financing in Francophone Africa and the Middle East. Ms. Smith began her career as a bank supervisor with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Ms. Smith received a bachelor of science in finance and a bachelor of arts in French from the University of Connecticut. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst.