Susan Krause Bell, Ph.D., Chair, serves as Senior Advisor at Promontory Financial Group, LLC, an IBM Company. Before joining Promontory, Susan worked for 20 years at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, where she served as senior deputy comptroller for international affairs, senior deputy comptroller for bank supervision policy, and deputy comptroller for economic analysis and strategic planning. She is an elder at Georgetown Presbyterian Church, and has served on the board of the National Presbyterian School. Susan holds a Ph.D. in economics from University of Southern California, M.A. in economics from University of Southern California, and B.A. in mathematics from University of California at Los Angeles.