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Tamara Culler

Director for Governance and Operational Risk Policy

Tamara Culler is the Director for Governance and Operational Risk Policy in the Operational Risk Policy Division at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC).

In this role, Ms. Culler manages the team responsible for establishing governance and operational risk policy. She addresses emerging issues in corporate and risk governance, bank management, and operations, and represents the OCC on various interagency working groups, committees, and forums. She assumed these duties in June 2022.

Before her current role, Ms. Culler served as the Senior Advisor to the Senior Deputy Comptroller for Large Bank Supervision, where she was an expert advisor on a broad range of policies, procedures, and special projects affecting the large bank portfolio, specific institutions, and OCC operations. Before that, Ms. Culler served in various supervision roles in Large Bank Supervision and Midsize and Community Bank Supervision. She was also a member of the agency’s inaugural enterprise risk management team.

Ms. Culler began her OCC career in 2005. She was commissioned as a National Bank Examiner in 2010 and attained the Federal Thrift Regulator certification in 2014. Ms. Culler is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a concentration in finance.