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Shannon Beattie

Associate Director and Chief Accountant

Ms. Beattie is Associate Director and Chief Accountant for the FDIC Division of Risk Management Supervision in Washington, DC. In this position, she supervises and coordinates projects involving accounting, auditing, tax, securities disclosure, regulatory reporting, and examination support matters relevant to depository institutions. Shannon assists in identifying emerging issues and developing policy guidance for FDIC supervised and insured institutions. Previously, she served as Deputy Chief Accountant/Section Chief in the FDIC's Washington DC headquarters office, Regional Accountant in the FDIC's Boston area office, and a commissioned examiner in the FDIC's Connecticut field office.

Instructional experience includes lecturing at FDIC and banking seminars. These seminars address primarily accounting and regulatory issues. Shannon served as a financial writer and authored an accounting article for the FDIC's Supervisory Insights Journal.

Shannon is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the states of Connecticut and Massachusetts. She is a Harvard Senior Executives Fellow and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Shannon graduated with honors from the America's Community Bankers National School of Banking. She also received a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York.