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Chris Campbell

Chris Campbell 

Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Chris Campbell was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate in 2017 as the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions.

Mr. Campbell is responsible for coordinating the Department’s efforts regarding financial institutions legislation and regulation, legislation affecting Federal agencies that regulate or insure financial institutions, and securities markets legislation and regulation. Specific policy and program areas include government-sponsored enterprises, critical infrastructure protection (cybersecurity) and compliance policy, and small business, community development, and affordable housing policy.

Prior to his confirmation, Mr. Campbell served as Staff Director to the United States Senate Committee on Finance. In that role he designed, managed, and coordinated the U.S. Senate agenda in the areas of international and domestic taxation, international trade, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, the U.S. National Debt, and oversight of three cabinet departments. Prior to his promotion to Staff Director on the Finance Committee, Mr. Campbell served as Legislative Director to Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah). In that role he coordinated and managed all legislative activities for the Senator.

In addition to his experience in public service, Mr. Campbell owned a business-consulting firm that specialized in business strategy catering to a wide variety of corporate clients spanning diverse sizes, geographies, and industries.

He received an M.B.A. from Thunderbird School of Global Business Management and a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Political Science.



Last Updated: 12/20/2017 9:19 AM

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