EVP, Director of Financial Institution Supervision and Credit, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Tracy A. Basinger is executive vice president and director of Financial Institution Supervision and Credit (FISC) at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. In this capacity, she oversees the bank supervision and regulation function for bank holding companies, state member banks, and foreign banking organizations throughout the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, and the provision of liquidity to the payment system by extending credit through the Fed’s discount window. She is also a member of the Bank’s Executive Committee.
Ms. Basinger began her career at the Bank in 1989 as an associate examiner, and has since held a number of positions with increasing responsibility. In 2001, she became a Bank officer with responsibility for Consumer Compliance Supervision. She was promoted to vice president in 2008 and added oversight of the Safety and Soundness Examination Teams to her portfolio. She was named group vice president in 2012 and took on additional responsibility for the division’s Shared Support Services. In 2015, her responsibilities expanded further to include oversight of the Bank’s Regulatory Applications and Financial Technology (Fintech) functions.
Ms. Basinger serves as a Federal Reserve representative on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s Task Force on Financial Technology and is also leading the Federal Reserve System’s supervision initiative to research developments in Fintech.
Ms. Basinger is a commissioned examiner and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from California State University, East Bay.