Deputy Comptroller, Western District, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Kay Kowitt is the Deputy Comptroller for the Western District Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Ms. Kowitt is responsible for the supervision of 385 institutions located in 21 states. She is based in Denver, Colorado, and supervises a staff of 400, who operate out of 15 field offices and six satellite offices.
Prior to becoming the Deputy Comptroller, Ms. Kowitt worked in Washington, D.C., serving as the Senior Advisor to the Senior Deputy Comptroller for Mid-size/Community Bank Supervision. She has been with the OCC for 32 years and has also functioned as a field manager and problem bank analyst in San Francisco, California, and a field examiner in Portland, Oregon.
Ms. Kowitt is a graduate of the University of Oregon, with a degree in Management.