Shayna Olesiuk, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), is the Director of Banking Policy at Better Markets. Ms. Olesiuk served almost 20 years in various roles at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), most recently as the Deputy Director for Deposit Insurance and Risk Analysis in the Division of Insurance and Research. In that role, she was responsible for three key functions: management of the Deposit Insurance Fund, national and regional risk analysis, and international affairs. She led teams of economists and financial analysts in Washington, DC, and seven FDIC Regional and Area offices to assess and monitor economic conditions, banking industry trends, and financial market conditions. Her team produced the FDIC’s Quarterly Banking Profile, Risk Review, and the 2020 Community Banking Study. Prior to the FDIC, Ms. Olesiuk worked as an economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, focusing on monetary policy and international economics.
Ms. Olesiuk is a 1999 graduate of Saint Mary’s College of California where she completed a double major in Economics and Business Administration with an Honors Concentration in Financial Services. She currently serves on the School of Economics and Business Administration Dean’s Advisory Board. She is an alumna of the Harvard Kennedy School Senior Managers in Government program and a member of the National Association for Business Economics.See All Staff