WASHINGTON -- The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has appointed Gregory P. Bottone Regional Director, Chicago Region, effective, Monday, March 29, 2021. In this position, he will direct both Risk Management and Consumer Protection supervision programs for financial institutions in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin.
Mr. Bottone has been with the FDIC for more than 35 years and has held a number of leadership positions within the Division of Risk Management Supervision, including Assistant Regional Director for the Boston Area Office of the New York Region for the past 23 years. He has also previously served as Acting Area Director for the Boston Area Office and Acting Deputy Regional Director for the Chicago, Kansas City, and New York Regions, where he oversaw both Risk Management and Consumer Protection supervision programs.
He began his FDIC career as a bank examiner in the Concord, New Hampshire Field Office. Mr. Bottone also served as a review examiner and case manager in Boston and as acting section chief in the headquarters office during the height of the 2008 financial crisis.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, and a Master of Business Administration from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
Mr. Bottone fills the vacancy created by the promotion of John P. Conneely to Director, Division of Complex Institution Supervision and Resolution, earlier this year.