Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN)
Guest Speaker Biographies -
Ms. Ryan is Deputy to Martin J. Gruenberg, Vice Chairman of the Federal
Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Prior to assuming her current
position in February 2006, she served as Associate Director in the
FDIC's Division of Insurance and Research. She joined the FDIC from
Fannie Mae, where she served as Vice President of Industry Analysis and
Vice President for Corporate Strategy. Before joining Fannie Mae, she
served for more than a decade as Vice President and as Senior Economist
at Capital Economics (since renamed The CapAnalysis Group LLC), an
affiliate of the Washington, DC law firm Howrey LLP, where she provided
economic consulting services on antitrust and regulatory matters. She
also previously served as Economic Advisor to the Chairman of the U.S.
International Trade Commission, Manager of Ernst & Young’s economic
consulting practice, Research Associate at Evans Economics, Inc, and
Assistant Manager at The National Bank of Washington.
Ryan received a B.A. in Economics and English from Georgetown
University, an M.A. in Economics from The George Washington University,
and a Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University. She has served as
an adjunct professor of economics at George Mason University. She also
represents the FDIC on the Research and Guidance Committee of the
International Association of Deposit Insurers and Chairs IADI's
Financial Inclusion Subcommittee and Subcommittee on Cross Border
Deposit Insurance Issues.