FDIC Announces Personnel Changes

October 19, 2017

On Thursday, October 19, 2017, the FDIC issued a press release announcing several personnel changes.


  • Chief Information Officer Howard Whyte has more than 20 years of information technology and security experience in the federal government, military, and private sector.
  • Office of Complex Financial Institutions Director Ricardo Delfin has served as deputy director of the Resolution Policy Branch in OCFI since 2014. Prior to joining the FDIC, Mr. Delfin held several prominent roles, including executive director of The Systemic Risk Council, special counsel to the Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and senior counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services.
  • Chicago Regional Director John Conneely was appointed regional director for the Chicago Region, effective January 2018. Mr. Conneely presently serves as the deputy regional director for the New York Region and will complete a temporary assignment in the Division of Risk Management Supervision's Complex Financial Institutions Branch the remainder of this year. As regional director, Mr. Conneely will oversee the FDIC's bank supervision and consumer protection activities in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The Chicago Region supervises more than 1,200 institutions with assets of more than $900 billion.