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Carolyn G. DuChene

Photo of Carolyn G. DuChene, Deputy Comptroller for Operational Risk Deputy Comptroller for Operational Risk

Carolyn G. DuChene is the Deputy Comptroller for Operational Risk at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

In this role, Ms. DuChene oversees policy and examination procedures development addressing operational risk issues, including bank information technology. The Operational Risk Department is also the focal point for the OCC's core policy platforms that govern how the OCC supervises national banks. She assumed these responsibilities in October 2010.

Prior to her current assignment, Ms DuChene served as Assistant Deputy Comptroller for the Northern Ohio Field Office located in Cleveland with satellite office in Detroit. The office is responsible for the supervision of 30 institutions totaling approximately $9 billion in assets.

Ms. DuChene joined the OCC in 1984 as a Field Examiner in Iowa City, Iowa. Since then, she has held numerous bank supervision positions with the OCC, including Field Examiner positions in both Iowa City and Columbus, Ohio; Problem Bank Supervision Specialist in the Western District; and Field Manager for the OCC's San Francisco and Kalamazoo field offices. From July 1997 to February 2003, she served as Assistant Deputy Comptroller for the Evansville (Indiana) Field Office and was responsible for supervising a portfolio of community national banks in southern Indiana, southern Illinois and northwest Kentucky. From March 2003 to March 2008, Ms. Duchene served as Examiner-in-Charge of Citizens Financial Group in Providence, Rhode Island.

Ms. DuChene holds a bachelor of science in Business (Accounting & Economics) from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.