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Matt Quigley Named Director of Community Development

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced today the selection of E. Matthew Quigley as Director of Community Development. He will report to Barry Wides, Deputy Comptroller for Community Affairs.

"We are fortunate to have Matt Quigley join the OCC," said Barry Wides, Deputy Comptroller for Community Affairs. "His background in community development program management as well as policy analysis in city government will expand our ability to communicate best practices in community development."

Mr. Quigley will be responsible for the Community Affairs department's research and publications as well as the management of district community affairs officers.

Mr. Quigley was most recently the Director of Community Affairs at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston where he dealt with community affairs throughout New England. He was also a senior policy analyst in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

Mr. Quigley also served as chief legislative aide and policy director for the city council of Philadelphia and before that was the manager of business programs for the city where he managed business development initiatives for the Philadelphia Empowerment Zone.

A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, where he earned his BA, Mr. Quigley is also a PhD candidate and Lewis Mumford Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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