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Sylvia H. Plunkett

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Senior Deputy Director, Compliance & CRA Examinations, Divisions of Depositor & Consumer Protection
Washington, DC, USA

Sylvia H. Plunkett was appointed Senior Deputy Director for the new Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection at the FDIC effective February 13, 2011.  Prior to this appointment, she served as the Associate Director of FDIC's Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection where she led the nationwide Compliance Examination Program. She was previously appointed to the positions of Regional Director for the Chicago Region on May 14, 2006, Deputy Regional Director (Compliance) for the Dallas Region on June 30, 2002, and Regional Director of the Memphis Region of the Division of Compliance and Consumer Affairs on August 31, 1994, when the new division was created.  She joined the FDIC in 1978 as a Bank Examiner (Trainee) in the Memphis Field Office. She was promoted to Commissioned Examiner in 1982, to Review Examiner in the Memphis Regional Office in 1985 and to Assistant Regional Director in 1989. Her current duties include the management and oversight of the national compliance examination program. Sylvia serves as a Corporate Mentor and a member of the Training Oversight Committee.
 Ms. Plunkett, a native of Gulfport, Mississippi, is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business. She is also a graduate of The School for Bank Administration at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and the Federal Executive Institute's Leadership for a Democratic Society Program. She and her husband, Eric, have one daughter, Alice.

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