Norm Williams is Director of the International Analysis and Banking Condition division at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
In this position he is primarily responsible for leading staff efforts in identifying and evaluating systemic risks to the federal banking system. Prior to holding this position, Mr. Williams was with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for 10 years, first as the FDIC’s regional economist in New England, and then as manager of its U.S. economic analysis section in Washington, DC. Before joining the FDIC in late 1996, Mr. Williams was a Vice President with First Interstate Bancorp in Los Angeles, a multi-state bank holding company, with responsibility for U.S. macroeconomic and monetary policy analysis, as well as modeling and monitoring of commercial portfolio credit risks.
Mr. Williams received his BA in economics from California State University and a master’s degree in business and economics at the University of California. He is a long-time member of the National Association for Business Economics.