Cathy Lemieux is executive vice president in charge of Supervision and Regulation at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Cathy directs the supervision and regulation of more than nine hundred banking organizations including bank holding companies, state-chartered member banks, bank and savings and loan holding companies, financial holding companies, and U.S. foreign bank branches within the Seventh Federal Reserve District. Additionally, she chairs the System’s Large Banking Organization (LBO) management group and serves as the chair of the Federal Reserve System Subcommittee implementing Basel II training.
Cathy began her career with the Federal Reserve System at the Kansas City Fed in 1990. She joined the Chicago Reserve Bank as a senior examiner, and has assumed a number of management positions of increasing responsibility within the department. Cathy has over thirty years of experience in the industry, serving as a lender, professor, policy analyst, and bank regulator. She holds a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.