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2022 Roundtable Series: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

September 22, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The AANHPI Roundtable Series provides an opportunity for students and young professionals to learn from public service leaders in our community in an intimate and conversational setting for one hour. Each roundtable features public service leaders from one organization and accommodates 25-30 attendees. This year, CAPAL is launching a series of monthly Roundtable discussions. These events will be held on a virtual platform. Registration is FREE for all attendees.

This session will feature the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) with Jasmine Suarez, Dorothy Miranda, Eric Cho, and Anna Chen.

At the FDIC, we work diligently to ensure financial safety for depositors across America. FDIC’s mission is to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation’s financial system by: insuring deposits; examining and supervising financial institutions for safety and soundness and consumer protection; making large and complex financial institutions resolvable; and managing receiverships. Find out where you fit in at the FDIC – routinely ranked one of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. 

 

Speakers

 

Jasmine Suarez | IT Intern, Divison of Information Technology

Jasmine A. Suarez is a graduate student at Colorado State University, pursuing her Master of Science in IT Management with a specialization in Cybersecurity. She began her IT career as a CAT support specialist, which blossomed into an opportunity to serve as a contractor with the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Information Technology, leading infrastructure modernization deployments for 90% of CONUS and OCONUS locations with a team of lead project managers, solution delivery SMEs, engineers, and DevSecOps teams. Her current focus is contributing to application lifecycle support, acquisitions, and cloud migrations for mission-essential applications as a member of the Corporate Business Application Services Section (CBASS) at the FDIC. She is passionate about finding and sharing opportunities to support Agile transformation initiatives internal and external to the Federal government, in addition to working hands-on to build better solutions for those she serves and the future of government. Her colorful background has equipped her with the insight and shared experiences essential to conducting broad research and strategic decision-making requisite to identifying and assessing opportunities to improve and develop technical infrastructure from a non- traditional lens. Her passion for IT continues outside of the Corporation as a mentor, volunteer, and advocate for DEIA in STEAM, encouraging and building a community for underrepresented women and
girls aspiring to enter the public sector and IT field.

 

 

Dorothy Miranda | Special Assistant to the Deputy Director CIO for Management

Dorothy Miranda is currently participating in a one-year temporary assignment as the Special Assistant to the Deputy CIO for Management. In this role, she attends key meetings, conducts research and analysis of issues, assists in evaluating and overseeing projects and initiatives, and offers advice on issues and decisions. In her permanent role, Dorothy serves as a Senior Financial Analyst in the Division of Insurance and Research. In this role, she analyzes financial information pertaining to the banking industry and conducts projects in support of the Corporation’s effort to identify, monitor, and address existing and emerging aggregate risks to the Deposit Insurance Fund.

Prior to this, she served as a Systems Accountant in the NFE Servicing and Control Section since February 2020. In this role, she managed and supported accounting and financial system development relative to PeopleSoft modules, software updates, and other applications. She also monitored new developments, translated user needs into software requirements, provided technical guidance, and supported the implementation of new systems or changes/upgrades to existing systems.

She began her career in the FDIC in June 2015 as an Accountant in the Resolution Valuation and Analysis Section where her primary duties involved asset related analyses, liquidation expense projections, loss reserve estimations, and quality assurance efforts. She has also completed several details as a Financial Analyst in the Data Collection and Analysis Section and the Financial Analysis Section with FDIC’s Division of Insurance and Research. Prior to her career at the FDIC, Dorothy worked as a Senior Loan Consultant for five years.

Dorothy received her license as a Certified Public Accountant in 2016, her Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 2015, and her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences in 2010.

 

Eric Cho | Deputy Director, Division of Information Technology

ERIC CHO is the IT Acquisition Deputy Director in the FDIC Chief Information Officer Organization. Eric previously led the DHS Procurement Innovation Lab (PIL), an initiative aimed at experimenting with innovative techniques for increasing efficiencies in the procurement process (2015-2019). Eric’s former roles include acquisition policy counsel on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (2012–2015) and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (2008–2010), director of acquisition operations at GSA/FAS Integrated Technology Services (2011–2012). Before joining the government, he was director of operations at an internet start-up in southern California that specialized in MP3 and streaming media. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the George Washington University Law School and a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia bars.

 

 

 

Anna Chen | Financial Institution Specialist, Division of Risk Management

Anna Chen joined the FDIC in 2019 as a Financial Management Scholar in the Orange County Field Office. She then completed her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting and International Business and minor in Economics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In 2020, she joined the San Francisco Field Office as a Financial Institution Specialist. She has served in a variety of key roles such as Operations Manager and participated in many examinations including at large and troubled institutions. She is passionate about sharing her experiences and giving back to the community as a mentor for college students who aspire to a career in the public sector with a finance focus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
September 22, 2022
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Organizer

Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)
Email
info@capal.org