Cathy Lemieux is executive vice president in charge of supervision and regulation at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. She directs the supervision and regulation of more than 800 banking organizations including bank holding companies, state-chartered member banks, bank and savings and loan holding companies, financial holding companies and U.S. foreign bank branches within the Seventh Federal Reserve District. Additionally, she co-chairs the Supervision Performance and Planning Committee.
Lemieux began her career with the Federal Reserve System at the Kansas City Fed in 1990. She joined the Chicago Reserve Bank as a senior examiner, and has assumed a number of management positions of increasing responsibility within the department. She has more than 30 years of experience in the industry, serving as a lender, professor, policy analyst and bank regulator. She holds a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.