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John C. Lyons

photo of John C. Lyons, Senior Deputy Comptroller Bank Supervision Policy and Chief National Bank Examiner
Senior Deputy Comptroller Bank Supervision Policy and Chief National Bank Examiner

John C. Lyons was appointed Senior Deputy Comptroller Bank Supervision Policy and Chief National Bank Examiner at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in October 2011.

In this role, Mr. Lyons directs the formulation of policies and procedures for the supervision and examination of national banks, chairs the agency's Committee on Bank Supervision, and serves on the OCC's Executive Committee.

Since joining the OCC in 1977, Mr. Lyons has held a variety of leadership and staff positions in bank supervision as a field examiner, a credit team lead, and examiner-in-charge of several banks including First of America Bank (Kalamazoo, Michigan), Firstar Bank (Milwaukee, Wisconsin), LaSalle Bank (Chicago), and Citibank (New York).  Other assignments have included participation in examinations of community banks, multinational and international branches, and special supervision.

Mr. Lyons holds a bachelors of science in business administration from DePaul University (Chicago) and a masters of business administration from Loyola University (Chicago).  He was named a Senior National Bank Examiner in 2010.