Regional Manager, Community Development
Alaska, Idaho, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, and Guam
Craig leads community and economic development initiatives primarily in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam and the Pacific Islands. Craig is especially concerned with the needs of low-and-moderate income individuals and geographies, economic revitalization, and small businesses and farms, and affordable housing, and collaborates with a wide variety of agencies and organizations. Craig serves a national point-of-contact for the Federal Reserve System regarding the needs of Native Communities, including Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Chamarros, and is engaged in national efforts to assist those communities.
Craig holds local training and makes presentations at national conferences on the Community Reinvestment Act, based on his extensive bank regulatory background and community development experience, and current knowledge of community needs and available resources.
Craig holds examination credentials from the Office of Thrift Supervision (now merged into the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency) and the Federal Reserve. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve, Craig reviewed bank merger and acquisition proposals, conducted financial analysis of bank operations, and was a Compliance Examiner with the Office of Thrift Supervision (now merged into the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency). Craig holds an M.B.A. from City University, and a B.A. degree in Finance from Seattle Pacific University. Craig is based in Seattle, Washington.