Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN)
Panelist Biography - Patience Singleton
Acting Chief Supervisory Policy
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Patience Singleton is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Ms. Singleton has 18 years of experience and expertise in consumer financial services policy development. Prior to joining the FDIC in 2013, Ms. Singleton served as an Advisor in the Office of U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan where she worked on Obama Administration initiatives to preserve homeownership and stabilize housing markets. From 2007-2009, she was a Counsel on the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Financial Services where she advised Chairman Barney Frank on consumer banking, economic inclusion, and community reinvestment issues. From 1998 to 2007, she served as Counsel to Senator Paul Sarbanes on the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. She was responsible for a host of financial services issues, including credit cards, the unbanked, the Community Reinvestment Act, and regulatory reform measures. She began her career as an Associate Attorney in the financial institutions practice of a major Washington, DC law firm.