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Kathy K. Murphy

kathy murphy Deputy Comptroller and Chief Accountant

Kathy K. Murphy is Deputy Comptroller and Chief Accountant at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

As Deputy Comptroller and Chief Accountant, Ms. Murphy serves as the OCC's authoritative source for bank accounting and financial reporting, providing accounting counsel to examiners, the banking industry and the accounting profession. She also represents the OCC on the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's Reports Task Force and the Accounting Task Force of the Basel Committee on Bank Supervision. She assumed these duties in July 2009 after serving various roles at the OCC, including four years as Deputy Chief Accountant. In addition, she has led numerous OCC and interagency initiatives surrounding the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses.

Ms. Murphy joined the OCC in 2002 after serving in public accounting with two large national accounting firms. She graduated in 1997 from the University of Maryland cum laude with a bachelor of accountancy and finance degrees. She is also a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Women in Housing and Finance.