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FDIC Announces the Appointment of Suzannah L. Susser as Chief Learning Officer and Director of Corporate University

December 5, 2014
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David Barr (202) 898-6992

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the appointment of Suzannah L. Susser as Chief Learning Officer (CLO) and Director of Corporate University, where she had served as acting director since November 2013.

Prior to being named acting CLO, Ms. Susser served as Deputy Director of Corporate University (CU), where she oversaw technical learning and development programs for FDIC employees. Corporate University is the training and employee development arm of the agency.

Before joining CU in 2008, Ms. Susser was Regional Manager in the Division of Insurance and Research in the FDIC's New York Regional Office, where she led studies concerning existing and emerging risks to the FDIC's Deposit Insurance Fund. Ms. Susser has also served as Deputy Regional Director for the Division of Risk Management and Supervision (RMS) in the FDIC's Chicago Regional Office where she oversaw risk-management examinations and enforcement functions, as well as human resources, staffing, and budgeting for the region. She began her career at the FDIC in 1988 as an examiner trainee in RMS.

Ms. Susser holds a Bachelor of Science (Finance) degree from the University of Missouri, and is a graduate of New York University's Institute of Women and Management in Public Service. She became certified as a Chartered Financial Analyst in 1998 and worked on Capitol Hill for a year as part of the Brookings Institution's LEGIS program, a congressional fellowship program for federal government executives.

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Congress created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 1933 to restore public confidence in the nation's banking system. The FDIC insures deposits at the nation's banks and savings associations, 6,589 as of September 30, 2014. It promotes the safety and soundness of these institutions by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to which they are exposed. The FDIC receives no federal tax dollars — insured financial institutions fund its operations.

FDIC press releases and other information are available on the Internet at, by subscription electronically (go to and may also be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center (877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200). PR-106-2014