Craig M. Stirnweis

Craig Stirnweis has over 40 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors of the financial services industry. Most recently he was a Director in KPMG’s Regulatory Consulting Group working primarily in New York and Washington D.C. where he focused on risk management matters for larger foreign and domestic financial service organizations.

His work focused on assisting domestic and foreign banking clients on a full range of regulatory issues including regulatory relations, safety and soundness issues, comprehensive risk management including credit risk, policies and procedures, reputation, strategic and operational risk, corporate governance and changing regulatory reporting requirements, regulatory applications and other emerging issues such as the wide-ranging and extended implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.

His private sector experience included senior administrative officer responsibilities at two government controlled thrift institutions and a period as Chief Administrative Officer and subsequently as Director for Bank Regulatory Relations and Compliance for a major foreign banking organization with operations in New York and Miami.

Prior to joining KPMG, Mr. Stirnweis’ worked in the public sector for almost 20 years predominately with the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) where he was a field examiner in the Northwest before moving to Washington D.C. and subsequently becoming a Deputy Comptroller with responsibilities for problem banks. That work included the development and implementation of supervisory policy at the national level. His public service also included working as a consultant with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and in the supervision of thrift institutions in the Southwest.

Craig is a graduate of the University of Idaho, the Kennedy School at Harvard University and the Pacific Coast Banking School.