Executive Vice President, Supervision and Regulation Department
Julie A. Williams is Executive Vice President responsible for Supervision and Regulation 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. Julie 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.
Prior to becoming Executive Vice President, Julie was Senior Vice President in charge of the Large, Specialized and Regional division within the Supervision and Regulation department which includes the District’s largest bank holding companies, foreign banking organizations, savings and loan holding companies and financial market utilities.
Julie 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, Julie 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, Julie worked as an associate with the bank consulting firm of Regulatory Compliance Associates, Inc. (REGCOM), served as a National Bank Examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), 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.