Paul M. Nash, Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief of Staff, oversees the external affairs and communications functions of the OCC, including Congressional Liaison, Banking Relations, Press Relations, Internal Communications, Minority Affairs, Disclosure Services, Editorial Services, and Design and Print Services. He also directs the daily operations of the Comptroller’s support staff. Mr. Nash joined the OCC in this role in May 2012.
Previously, Mr. Nash was the Deputy to the Chairman for External Affairs at the FDIC from 2009 to 2012. He served as Executive Director and Counsel at Verizon Wireless in Washington, D.C., from 2001 to 2009. Before joining Verizon Wireless, Mr. Nash was a legislative assistant to Senator Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) from 1997 to 2001. He also worked for the Congressional Research Service and practiced law in Washington, D.C., and New Orleans, La.
Mr. Nash received a bachelor of arts degree in international relations and history from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.