Sydney Menefee is the Deputy Comptroller and Chief Accountant at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). In this role, Ms. Menefee serves as the OCC’s authoritative source for bank accounting and financial reporting and provides accounting counsel to OCC examiners, the banking industry, and the accounting profession. She assumed this role in August 2018. Ms. Menefee joined the OCC in 2009 as a Professional Accounting Fellow and served in various roles in the Office of the Chief Accountant and Midsize Bank Supervision prior to becoming Deputy Chief Accountant in July 2015. She was commissioned as a National Bank Examiner in March 2016. Prior to joining the OCC, Ms. Menefee worked in both public accounting and for a banking organization. Ms. Menefee graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master's degree in professional accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Texas.