WASHINGTON—The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced the selection of Kristen Baldwin to be the agency’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective February 26, 2023.
As CIO, Ms. Baldwin will lead all OCC information technology (IT) programs, supporting the agency’s mission of ensuring that national banks and federal savings associations operate in a safe, sound, and fair manner.
“Kristen brings extensive experience developing IT strategies and services that are both effective and efficient,” said Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu. “We are fortunate to have her leadership and expertise at the OCC.”
Ms. Baldwin previously served as the Assistant Administrator for Information and Technology Services, and the CIO, at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In this executive leadership role, she was responsible for the delivery of IT services and products that enable the FAA’s mission and strategic plan. Prior to joining the FAA, she held several leadership positions within the U.S. Department of Transportation, serving as Deputy CIO and as Associate CIO for IT Policy and Oversight. Ms. Baldwin also served as the Director of the Resource Management Office for the Office of the Chief Information Officer.
Ms. Baldwin holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Virginia and a master of science degree in information systems from the George Washington University.