Julie Williams

Executive Vice President, Supervision and Regulation Department

Julie A. Williams is executive vice president responsible for Supervision & Regulation (S&R) at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. She directs the supervision and regulation of banking organizations of various size and complexity, 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. Williams is involved in multiple Federal Reserve System initiatives and serves as a member on System leadership groups that provide input on strategic and policy issues related to supervision and significant supervisory matters. Williams currently is serving the Board of Governors’ Supervision & Regulation Division as senior associate director for community and regional bank supervision and data collections, reporting, and governance.

Prior to becoming executive vice president, Williams was senior vice president in charge of the Large, Specialized and Regional division within the S&R department, which includes the District’s largest bank holding companies, foreign banking organizations, savings and loan holding companies and financial market utilities.

Williams began her career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago as the manager of the Bank Secrecy/Anti-Money Laundering Examination team. During her tenure at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Williams also served as senior vice president in charge of the Community Banking Organizations and Consumer Compliance division, vice president of the Consumer Compliance division and assistant vice president directing examiner teams responsible for safety and soundness, foreign banking organization supervision, and country analyses.

Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Williams worked as an associate with the bank consulting firm of Regulatory Compliance Associates, Inc., served as a national bank examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and held various positions within a regional financial institution including loan officer, commercial credit analyst, and marketing director.

Williams holds an M.B.A. from Governors State University in Illinois.

Chicago Fed Letter
Patrick Driscoll, Wade Perry, Lea Whitney, Julie Williams | 2014 | No. 319a | February Download
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