Darlene Wilczynski is vice president and Regional Executive of the Seattle Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco with additional responsibility in the District’s Financial Institution Outreach function. She also oversees Cash Services in the 12th District’s Northern Region. In her role as Regional Executive, Ms. Wilczynski oversees the Seattle Branch Board of Directors and its contribution to monetary policy decisions, and conducts outreach to community bank CEOs and regional business leaders in Washington and Alaska. As Vice President of Northern Region Cash Services, she is responsible for overseeing cash operations and relationships in Washington, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, Alaska and Hawaii.
Ms. Wilczynski joined the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in 1997 as the Assistant Manager of Check Services in Seattle. She has held a variety of management roles including Human Resources and Public Information, Seattle Check Operations including the Portland Check consolidation to the Seattle Branch. In addition, she led the effort to move Cash Services into the new Seattle facility, and has oversight of the Seattle and Salt Lake City Cash Services operations.
Ms. Wilczynski received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy, and served on active duty in the United States Navy for almost six years and in the Naval Reserves for another 17 years before retiring as a Commander in 2009. She also holds a master’s in Business Administration and a Certificate in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University, and is a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School.