NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a distinguished thirty-year career at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Tim Long has joined the New York office of Protiviti (www.protiviti.com), a global consulting firm, as a managing director and a leader in the U.S. financial services practice. In his new role, Long brings deep skills as a recognized expert in large and complex bank supervision, regional financial institutions and community banking, and he will work with an integrated team of regulatory and risk experts advising Protiviti's clients on regulatory, credit, corporate governance and other risk issues.
In his most recent role with the OCC, Long served as senior deputy comptroller, bank supervision policy and chief national bank examiner. In this position, Long oversaw supervisory policy guidance for the agency's entire examination force and was a key advisor to the comptroller and a member of the OCC's Executive Committee. During this period, Long was also a key advisor to the U.S. Department of the Treasury during the recent financial crisis. He served as the Regulatory Council chair of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) Capital Purchase Program and was a member of the Financial Stability Oversight Council Deputies Committee created under the Dodd-Frank Act.
Earlier in his tenure with the OCC, Long also held the positions of senior deputy comptroller for midsize/community bank supervision and deputy comptroller for large bank supervision, and was the examiner-in-charge of several large, complex national banks.
Long has a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Montana. He is a member of the board of directors of the Pacific Coast Banking School in Seattle, Wash., a non-profit organization that offers a three-year graduate-level management education program for the financial services industry.
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