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Patricia Pointer Named Deputy Comptroller for Leadership, Executive and Organizational Development

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced the selection of Patricia Pointer to be the agency’s Deputy Comptroller for Leadership, Executive and Organizational Development.

In this role, Ms. Pointer will serve as the executive responsible for the design, development, and implementation of agency-wide executive, leadership, and career development programs. She will also advise senior management on ways to improve or sustain organization effectiveness, and serve as expert policy advisor on the planning and execution of succession management plans. Ms. Pointer will report to the Senior Deputy Comptroller for Management and Chief Financial Officer Kathy Murphy, and assumes these duties on September 18, 2016.

“Pat’s experience in the human resources field, together with her experience with executive leadership training and development, will serve the agency well as we continue our focus on developing leadership competencies and successful organizational change and performance,” said Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry.

Prior to this position, Ms. Pointer served as Deputy Comptroller for Human Capital, and more recently served as Program Manager for the OCC’s Enterprise Workforce Planning effort, responsible for building an enterprise-wide staffing strategy model. Ms. Pointer served also at the U.S. Department of the Treasury as Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer and managed the Treasury Executive Institute.

Ms. Pointer is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Maryland with a bachelor of science degree in secondary education. She received a master’s in public administration from American University in 2004.

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