Katie Wisby

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Information Technology, Innovation, and System Leadership Initiative

Katie Wisby


Katie Wisby is a member of the Bank’s executive committee and executive vice president and chief information officer with responsibility for Information Technology, Innovation, Special Projects, and the System Leadership Initiative.

Wisby joined the Bank as a discount window analyst in 1999 and became assistant vice president of Central Bank Services and Discount Window officer in October 2008. In 2010, she created and led the Central Bank Services System Project Specialist Unit that serves as the center of expertise for the Seventh District’s statistics, reserves, and credit risk management functions. In 2013, Wisby was promoted to vice president of Central Bank Services. She was promoted to senior vice president of Central Bank Services and System Leadership in 2017 and gained additional responsibility for Information Technology in 2018. In 2020, Wisby’s responsibilities changed to include Information Technology, Innovation, and the System Leadership Initiative.

During her career, Wisby has led or contributed to numerous Federal Reserve System committees related to credit risk management, payment system risk, and information technology.

Wisby earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management.

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