FDIC Announces Retirement of Barbara A. Ryan, Deputy to the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer/Chief of Staff

March 28, 2018

(March 27, 2018) - - Barbara A. Ryan, Deputy to the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer/Chief of Staff, has announced that she will retire from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) on April 30, 2018.

Ms. Ryan was appointed FDIC Chief of Staff in July 2011 and Deputy to the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer in January 2014. In this dual capacity, Ms. Ryan assisted the FDIC Chairman in the overall operation of the agency, chaired numerous internal committees, and was instrumental in initiating several of the FDIC's key employee engagement programs. Previously, she served as Deputy to the Vice Chairman from February 2006 to July 2011, and as Associate Director of Regional Operations in the FDIC's Division of Insurance and Research from February 2005 to February 2006.

"I would like to thank Barbara for her extraordinary service to the FDIC," said Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg. "There is no one I have relied on more since I joined the FDIC Board, particularly for her exceptional judgement, expertise, and management skill. She helped make the FDIC a great place to work."

Ms. Ryan joined the FDIC in 2005 following a 26-year career serving as an economist and in executive and advisory positions in the public and private sectors. She has a B.A. in Economics and English from Georgetown University, an M.A. in Economics from The George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University.

Courtesy: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation