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Christina Tetreault

Deputy Commissioner, Office of Financial Technology Innovation
California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation

Last Updated: August 17, 2021

Photo of Christina TetreaultChristina Tetreault is Deputy Commissioner, Office of Financial Technology Innovation, at the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI). Christina joined the DFPI in May 2021 after serving as Manager of Financial Policy for Consumer Reports (CR). She is a lawyer whose expertise includes emerging financial technologies, financial data use, and cryptocurrency. As Deputy Commissioner for the Office of Financial Technology Innovation, Christina is charged with creating a national model for fostering responsible innovation by offering early guidance to entrepreneurs developing financial products and services in California. She is meets with people to provide support and guidance to emerging businesses that will spur job creation and safeguard consumers. At Consumer Reports, Christina was responsible for day-to-day policy efforts to realize a fair and just financial services marketplace. She previously represented consumer interest groups on the steering committee of the Federal Reserve sponsored Faster Payments Task Force and on the working group to establish faster payments governance. Christina is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.