Senior Vice President, Supervision and Regulation Department
Julie A. Williams is senior vice president in the supervision and regulation department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Williams is responsible for the large, specialized, and regional institutions division, which includes the District’s largest bank holding companies, foreign banking organizations, savings and loan holding companies and financial market utilities. She is involved in multiple Federal Reserve System initiatives. Currently, she is serving on several committees and work groups, including the System’s financial market utilities supervision committee and the large and regional banking organization management group.
Prior to joining the large, specialized and regional institutions, Williams was responsible for the supervision of community banks. Her responsibilities also included supervision of regional and large banking organizations for consumer compliance. During her tenure at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Williams also served as assistant vice president directing examiner teams responsible for safety and soundness, foreign banking organization supervision and country analyses focusing on Canada and the Nordics. She began her career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago as the manager of the bank secrecy/anti-money laundering examination team.
Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Williams worked as an associate with the bank consulting firm of Regulatory Compliance Associates, Inc. (REGCOM), served as a national bank examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and held various positions within a regional financial institution including loan officer, commercial credit analyst and marketing director.
Williams holds an M.B.A. from Governors State University in Illinois.