Senior Vice President Teresa M. Curran oversees the Banking Supervision and Regulation Division, which is composed of 340 staff located throughout the Twelfth Federal Reserve District. In this role, Teresa oversees holding companies, State member banks, and foreign banking organizations. She contributes to Federal Reserve System policy regarding financial institution supervision, financial stability, and consumer protection and participates in numerous System strategic committees.
She also oversees the Division’s Asia program, which hosts the Reserve Bank’s biennial international conference on Asian banking and finance. Curran recently completed an extended assignment at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to coordinate implementation of several provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Curran is a member of the Bank’s Executive Committee, which oversees Reserve Bank operations and policies.
Curran joined the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in 1995 and has worked in a variety of functions within Banking Supervision and Regulation with increasing responsibility. She was promoted to senior vice president in 2011. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank, Curran served as Assistant to the U.S. Executive Director at the Asian Development Bank (Manila, Philippines), as a financial analyst at the U.S. Department of Treasury (International Economics Division), and as a staff member of the Committee of Foreign Affairs (Subcommittee on Asia and Pacific Affairs) of the U.S. House of Representatives. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Pomona College, a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University, and an MBA certificate from the University of California, Berkeley.
Curran is active in numerous professional associations and non-profit organizations.