Ron Feldman

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Ron Feldman
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
EVP and Senior Policy Advisor

Ron J. Feldman is an executive vice president and senior policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He is the senior officer for Supervision, Regulation and Credit, where he oversees the consumer and safety and soundness supervision of about 75 state member banks and about 500 bank holding companies. He is also responsible for the Bank’s lending to Ninth District depository institutions and managing the resulting credit risk. Feldman holds a variety of Federal Reserve System supervisory leadership roles. For example, he co-leads the group overseeing the System’s supervision of banks that have under $10 billion in assets. He also manages the System’s validation of Federal Reserve stress testing models. Feldman is also a primary adviser on monetary policy to the Bank president. He helps oversee the Federal Reserve’s monitoring of financial system stability and the identification of risks to stability. Feldman joined the bank in 1995 in the Supervision department. He became an officer of the bank in 1999, a managing officer in 2004, senior vice president in 2008 and executive vice president in 2013. In addition to assuming increasing responsibilities in the supervisory arena, he previously ran the Financial Services Support Office, which assists in the oversight of the Federal Reserve’s financial services. Feldman has published research on a wide array of banking and financial topics. He is the co-author of “Too Big to Fail: The Hazards of Bank Bailouts,” published by the Brookings Institution (2004). He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin and a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse University.