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Executive Vice President, Policy & Supervision

Washington, District of Columbia 20036 Work Remotely
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

At the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, we vibe as “One CSBS” and are dedicated to developing a diverse, inclusive, and equitable culture of belonging. We appreciate our employees as they bring various backgrounds and experiences as well as model collaboration, teamwork, respect, and trust which generates conversation, deeper insights and innovative solutions that serves our members, employees and communities.

CSBS is proud to be a certified Great Place to Work®. This distinction is awarded to companies who strive towards building and sustaining a high-trust, high-performance culture which drives better business performance.

The Executive Vice President, Policy & Supervision role will be a member of our Executive Leadership Team and will lead and coordinate CSBS’ legislative, regulatory and supervisory processes. As a steward of the fulfillment of initiatives outlined in our strategic plan, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of policies and practices aligned with our organization-wide objectives. These objectives focus on CSBS serving as a platform for a strong state system of networked supervision and driving the development and adoption of common supervisory practices and standards for multi-state supervision. Achievement of these objectives and strategies will contribute to ensuring CSBS’ mission is attained. As the Executive Vice President of Policy & Supervision, you will be the primary advisor to our CEO for policy and supervisory affairs.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

1) Strategic Planning

a. Works collaboratively with the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and our Board of Directors in establishing and implementing CSBS’ strategic plans.

b. Will identify and pursue new opportunities that will directly impact CSBS’ values, vision, and mission.

c. Actively prioritize, ensure alignment of strategic initiatives, and share pertinent information in a timely manner with their leadership and business unit teams.

2) Legislative

a. Ensures influence of federal policies to advance state-chartered banking through speeches, written congressional testimony, position papers, correspondence, and advocating for legislators and regulators.

b. Oversees the development and implementation of key organizational advocacy efforts.

c. Manages a constructive dialogue with key congressional legislative and committee staff and state professional associations.

d. Acts as a liaison with key financial services trade associations.

3) Regulatory

a. Acts as a liaison with the federal regulatory agencies and supports the state representative on the Financial Stability Oversight Council, FFIEC, etc.

b. Coordinates with state banking departments, federal regulatory agencies and trade groups on multiple projects.

c. Oversees the review, analysis, and interpretation of federal regulatory proposals and final regulations promulgated by federal regulatory agencies to determine the impact on state-regulated industries and state agencies.

d. Develops and promotes harmonization of state laws and practices where possible to advance interstate banking for state-chartered banks.

4) Supervision

a. Leads the organization’s functions to aid in the states’ supervision of bank and non-bank entities.

b. Ensures efficient, seamless interstate supervision by promoting the development of uniform supervisory applications, forms, and platforms.

c. Empowers the development of examination tools to increase coordination and effectiveness of state supervision.

d. Possess a fundamental knowledge of cybersecurity principles to oversee the advancement of the level of state IT and cybersecurity supervision.

e. Advises states on federal agency policy and supervisory practices and assists with specific cases as requested by the states.

f. Facilitates projects designed to support state regulators and to improve the quality and attractiveness of the state system.

5) Strategic Support

a. Provide a structure that delivers unified support for government relations, including policy analysis and development, surveying, and administrative support.

b. Ensures the business unit team builds and maintains strategic relationships throughout the federal government to best serve the ongoing and emergency needs of the members.

c. In consult with the CFO, prepares and manages the business unit’s budget.

d. Consults with staff on a variety of business needs and challenges to provide context and consistency in management’s decision making; develops and oversees timely delivery of and accurate management reports and other management tools.

e. Assists with removing any roadblocks encountered.

f. Work across CSBS to build holistic engagement strategies and provide mentorship.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual should possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed and meet the amount of education, training and/or work experience required.

Education and Experience

· Bachelor’s degree and ten (10) years of progressive management and leadership experience.

· Proven record as a strong, visible, influential, and strategic leader who promotes state and federal regulatory policies and the interpretation, analysis and assessment of federal/state bank regulations, statues, and other legal policies.

· Experience in public policy which includes working on or with Capitol Hill representatives and/or with a regulatory agency.

· Has a commensurate combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

· Strong management, negotiation, and ability to lead and influence cross-functionally.

· Demonstrated ability to lead multiple teams to achieve desired outcomes.

· Demonstrated experience in leading and implementation of strategic plans.

· Excellent communication skills: ability to lead, engage and collaborate with others.

· Knowledge of state banking issues and public policies that affects state banking (desirable).

· Proven success working within a matrixed environment and establishes strong relationships across CSBS.

· Proven track record of leading, influencing and managing their team, members and stakeholders through change and growth.

· Desire to work in a diverse and inclusive organization; participate in various cultural initiatives and activities.

· Demonstrated relationship building skills.

· Solid judgment and critical thinking skills.

· Ability to make decisions, render judgments, and take appropriate actions.

· A sense of teamwork and community.

· Highly organized individual with the ability to handle multiple tasks.

· Ability to effectively and clearly present information to groups and/or individuals.


• Please note that CSBS adheres to a mandatory COVID vaccination requirement for all employees, subject to applicable reasonable accommodation requirements. A condition of employment is that all employees be fully vaccinated or receive an exemption for bona fide medical/disability or religious reasons that can be reasonably accommodated. Employees granted an exemption will be subject to COVID testing requirements.

· Must be eligible to obtain or currently possess a U.S. Government clearance at the Public Trust Moderate (NACI) level or higher.

· Must be a United States Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (LPR) with at least three (3) years of consecutive residence in the United States as indicated on the United States Citizenship and Immigration services (USCIS) LPR issued card.

• Due to the nature of CSBS’s business in support of state financial services supervision, all CSBS employees have the potential of interacting with confidential information related to the supervision of financial services companies (“Confidential Supervisory Information”). As a result, in addition to general business conflicts of interest, all CSBS employees are expected to disclose conflicts of interest in financial services companies on at least an annual basis and to proactively avoid such conflicts.

• Protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of CSBS information and information systems in accordance with CSBS policies and procedures.

Values Instilled Behaviors for Excellence (VIBEs)

Member/ Customer Service

• Capability to build and value relationships

• Ability to prioritize work

• Advocate and advance member's goals


• Ability to give credit to others

• Have a “pitch in” attitude

• Learns from successes and setbacks


• Listens and learns from others

• Speaks the truth even when uncomfortable

• Ability to honor the expertise of others


• Recognizes the contributions of others

• Ability to consult and communication effectively

• Desires to make others successful


• Ability to preserve through adversity

• Willingness to experiment and take risks

• Plans ahead and is a forward-thinking individual


Working Conditions

Office work environment with some remote options available. Must be available to travel, up to 25% annually.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Posted: 2022-07-28 Expires: 2022-08-27

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The Conference of State Bank Supervisors
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