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Suzanna J. Costello

Vice President
suzanna.costello@atl.frb.org

Suzanna J. Costello is a vice president in the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Division. She is responsible for overseeing the District's supervision of foreign banking organizations (FBO) and the District's program for supervising financial institutions' compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering and Wealth Management laws and regulations. She is also responsible for overseeing the District's financial institutions' applications for mergers, acquisitions, and expansion activities as well as enforcement actions. Costello, a commissioned Federal Reserve examiner, was the first examiner based out of the Atlanta Fed's Miami Branch, where she was a field examiner involved in supervision of domestic and international institutions, which required extensive travel throughout Latin America. In 1997, she was promoted and transferred to the Atlanta office. During the last 20 years, she has had responsibility for a variety of areas, including the District's large and regional financial institutions' supervisory programs; risk functions; and the division's internal people, process, and technology functions. Costello is a member of the System's FBO Supervision Committee, the Division's Senior Leadership Team, the Bank's Charity Parity program and Employee Resource Networks. She is a board member for Junior Achievement of Georgia. She is a finance graduate of the Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida, the ABA School for International Banking at the University of Colorado, Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Delaware, and the Executive Development Program at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.