Meet Chris Spoth
Director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Chris Spoth joined Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Banking and Securities Regulatory practice as a director in 2012. He is a former regulator with more than 30 years of experience and extensive knowledge of the supervision and regulation of banking organizations, including applications and enforcement matters.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Chris was the senior Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) executive responsible for the agency’s risk management supervision program. He oversaw the agency’s efforts around the examination, enforcement, application, consumer protection, and anti-money laundering programs at more than 4,600 banks nationwide. His role – senior deputy director in the division of risk management – was created in 2006 and involved direct relationships with the FDIC chairman and board members, as well as with other banking regulatory agencies, senior officials at the Department of Treasury, and Congress. He has spoken frequently at industry conferences.
Chris had key roles during the banking crisis related to the FDIC debt guarantee program and activities involving large financial institutions. Prior to this role, he served at the FDIC as a regional director at the state level. He joined the FDIC in 1980 and has received the FDIC chairman’s award for executive excellence.
Chris is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a B.S. in business.
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