Grace _Vallacchi

Grace Vallacchi

Chief Risk Officer, OceanFirst Bank, N.A.

Ms. Vallacchi joined OceanFirst Bank, N.A. as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer in September 2017. She is an experienced risk management professional with more than 25 years of experience in commercial banking and regulatory oversight. Previously, Ms. Vallacchi was an Associate Deputy Comptroller in the Northeastern District of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). As Associate Deputy Comptroller, Ms. Vallacchi was a senior officer of the Northeastern District with responsibilities that included direct oversight of seven Assistant Deputy Controllers with 180+ examiners responsible for supervising 120 community banks and thrifts. Ms. Vallacchi also spent several years with New Jersey commercial banks, beginning her banking career at First Fidelity Bank in Newark as Vice President and Large Corporate Relationship Manager before serving as Vice President and Senior Commercial Credit Underwriter at First Union National Bank in Summit.