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Darrin Benhart

photo of Darrin BenhartDeputy Comptroller for Credit and Market Risk

Darrin Benhart is Deputy Comptroller for Credit and Market Risk at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

In this role, Mr. Benhart serves as a principal advisor on emerging systemic risks facing the banking system. He oversees and sets policies for the Commercial and Retail Credit Policy units and Credit and Market Risk. He also co-chairs the National Risk Committee, which coordinates the OCC risk identification practices. He has served in this role since August 2011.

Previously, Mr. Benhart served as Director for Commercial Credit in the Credit and Market Risk Division of the OCC, where he oversaw a team responsible for commercial credit policy issues and commercial credit analytics.

Since joining the agency in 1992, Mr. Benhart has served in a variety of technical and managerial roles, primarily as a field examiner. In these roles, he directed credit related OCC supervisory activities and managed a staff of resident credit examiners in the commercial and retail credit areas in many of the agency’s largest banks.

Darrin received his undergraduate degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Northern Iowa and is a Commissioned National Bank Examiner.