DENNIS F. GEER APPOINTED FDIC DEPUTY CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FDIC Chairman Andrew C. Hove, Jr., announced today the
appointment of veteran federal government executive Dennis F. Geer
to the newly created position of Deputy Chief Operating Officer.
Geer, who most recently served as a top official at the
Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC), will help plan and coordinate
the administrative functions of the FDIC. His initial emphasis
will be to guide the FDIC's implementation of the recent statutory
requirement that the agency gradually accept the functions of the
RTC and about 1,600 of its staff by year-end 1955.
FDIC Chairman Andrew C. Hove, Jr. said: "The FDIC faces some
very difficult decisions regarding the most effective and efficient
use of staff and other resources in the coming regulatory
environment. We are extremely fortunate to have Dennis Geer, an
experienced and highly regarded manager of federal programs, to
provide guidance and leadership in these areas."
Geer joined the RTC in 1991 as Assistant Executive Director.
He later served as the RTC's Vice President in the Division of
Administration and Corporate Relations, where he oversaw policy
development and Washington-area operations for functions that
included staffing, training, administrative services and outside
Prior to joining the RTC, Geer was the Director of
Administration for the U.S. Department of Commerce's National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. He also previously served
in executive positions with the U.S. Departments of Housing and
Urban Development, Labor and Treasury.
A native of Clarinda, Iowa, Geer received a degree in business
administration from the University of Iowa in 1966. He served with
the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1969, specializing in the areas of
nuclear weapons, intelligence and security. He and his wife Bonnie
live in Fairfax, Virginia.