Associate Deputy Comptroller for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and Fair Lending Supervision
Bobbie Kennedy is the Associate Deputy Comptroller for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and Fair Lending Supervision in the Compliance and Community Affairs Department at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
In this role, Ms. Kennedy serves as a senior advisor to the Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Supervision and the Senior Deputy Comptroller for Compliance and Community Affairs. She provides counsel on supervision issues related to Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), Fair Lending and Fair Housing Act compliance, and Unfair or Deceptive Acts and Practices (UDAP). She also oversees the implementation OCC policies and procedures for CRA, Fair Lending, and UDAP supervisory activities to ensure agency effectiveness and consistency.
Ms. Kennedy previously lead the OCC’s CRA Policy Team tasked with restructuring the CRA examination procedures and processes and managed the internal CRA training program. In 2014 and 2015, Ms. Kennedy served as functional Examiner-in- Charge for compliance at Santander Bank, NA.
Ms. Kennedy joined the OCC after 20 years with the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) as a Federal Compliance Regulator and Senior Compliance Project Manager. Before joining OTS, she worked for Merrill Lynch and Company.
Ms. Kennedy holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and international business from Lehigh University and a master of business administration degree in strategic planning and operations management from Boston College.