- What are the responsibilities of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (DoT)?
- What is the relationship between DoT and the Federal Reserve System, Internal Revenue Service, Bureau of Engraving & Printing, U.S. Mint, Office of Management and Budget, Joint Committee on Taxation and the Congressional Budget Office?
- What measures did DoT play in overseeing the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008? Are these measures enough?
You will receive answers to these questions from Mr. Amias Gerety, DoT’s Acting Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, at the Urban Financial Services Coalition’s 42nd Annual Summit on June 23-25, 2016. (Event Schedule Details==> Annual Summit and African American Briefing schedule)
Mr. Gerety develops and coordinates DoT’s policies on a wide range of issues affecting financial institutions ranging from cybersecurity for the financial system to consumer policy and from large, complex financial institutions to community banks. Mr. Gerety also oversees several DoT programs including the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, the State Small Business Credit Initiative and the Small Business Lending Fund.
Mr. Gerety previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Financial Stability Oversight Council and as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions. He joined DoT in January 2009 and was nominated by President Obama to serve as Assistant Secretary in February 2015. Prior to joining DoT, Mr. Gerety was a management consultant at Oliver Wyman. He also worked for the domestic policy staff during John Kerry’s Presidential campaign and for the Center for American Progress. Mr. Gerety received his B.A. from Harvard College.
Please visit the Urban Financial Services Coalition’s website at www.ufscnet.com – Annual Summit to register for its 42nd Annual Summit.