Kathy K. Murphy is the Senior Deputy Comptroller for Management and Chief Financial Officer at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
In this role, Ms. Murphy has responsibility for the OCC's financial management, human resources, continuing education, information technology, security, and workplace services. She serves as a member of the OCC Executive Committee as well as the Budget and Finance, Human Capital, Internal Review, and Technology and Systems, subcommittees. She took on this role in October 2014 and served in an acting capacity since June 2014.
Ms. Murphy previously served as Deputy Comptroller and Chief Accountant where she was the OCC's authoritative source for bank accounting and financial reporting, providing accounting counsel to examiners, the banking industry and the accounting profession. She also represented the OCC on the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's Reports Task Force and the Accounting Expert Group of the Basel Committee on Bank Supervision. She assumed these duties in July 2009 after serving various roles at the OCC, including four years as Deputy Chief Accountant. In addition, she has led numerous OCC and interagency initiatives surrounding the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses and served as a member of the OCC’s National Risk Committee and co-chaired the Capital and Accounting Steering Committee.
Ms. Murphy joined the OCC in 2002 after serving in public accounting with two large national accounting firms. She graduated in 1997 from the University of Maryland cum laude with a bachelor of accountancy and finance degrees. She is also a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
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