|Occupation||First Vice President, Financial Risk Management|
Amy McCormick is first vice president, financial risk management, at OCC. She was appointed to that newly created position on June 28, 2017, and reports to Dale Michaels, executive vice president, financial risk management. McCormick was previously managing director of compliance for the National Futures Association.
McCormick joined the NFA in 2015. Her responsibilities include overseeing examinations, investigations, and risk management teams. Among other responsibilities, these teams work with members to assist them in understanding NFA's rules regarding Information Systems Security Programs and ensure that members are complying with those rules. Before joining NFA, McCormick spent 12 years working for the CME Group. As executive director of risk management, her role included managing market risk, as well as leading the implementation of new risk management systems. McCormick's position also entailed leading reviews of clearing firms to assess their risk management, financial, and operational procedures.
Before the NFA, McCormick served as an executive director at CME Group in risk management from 2012 to 2015, where she led an initiative on real-time risk management. She joined CME Group in 2003 and held a series of roles there with increasing responsibilities in risk management. McCormick also worked from 2002 to 2003 as a treasury analyst for Sears, Roebuck, and Co., and from 1997 to 2000 as a consultant for Tetra Tech EM, Inc. She began her career in 1995 as a research analyst for the U.S. Department of Energy.
McCormick has a B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, an M.S. from Vanderbilt University, and an M.B.A. from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.