Beverly F. Cole
Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Supervision
Beverly F. Cole is the Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Supervision at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
In this role, Ms. Cole serves as the operational executive responsible for developing and promulgating compliance operational protocols, examination strategies, and schedules. She oversees a staff implementing bank supervision policy for compliance and establishes programs to ensure efficient bank supervision for compliance. She reports to the Senior Deputy Comptroller for Compliance and Community Affairs and took on these duties in July 2016.
Ms. Cole previously served as the Senior Advisor to the Senior Deputy Comptroller (SDC) for Midsize and Community Bank Supervision where she provided advice on the implementation of a broad range of policies and procedures relevant to effective and efficient supervision of national banks and federal savings associations. Ms. Cole is also the Designated Federal Official for the OCC’s Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee.
Ms. Cole started her OCC career in 1979 as an Assistant National Bank Examiner in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1984, she left the OCC to work in the banking industry. She rejoined the agency in 1987 and was commissioned a National Bank Examiner in 1989 and was cross-credentialed as a Federal Thrift Regulator in 2015.
During her career at the OCC, Ms. Cole served in a variety of supervision roles overseeing banks of all sizes, including Credit Specialist in the former Southeastern District, Credit Team Lead, and Assistant Deputy Comptroller for Specialties and Operations in the Northeastern District Office. A native of Mississippi, Ms. Cole received her bachelor of arts degree in economics with an emphasis in business administration from Tougaloo College.