Sarah Flowers Joins BPI Regulatory Affairs Team

Washington, D.C. — Sarah Flowers, a leading regulatory attorney at U.S. Bank, will join the Bank Policy Institute as Senior Vice President, Senior Associate General Counsel. Sarah is expected to start on April 8.

At BPI, Sarah will be a senior member of the Regulatory Affairs team, focusing primarily on capital and stress testing, where she’ll work closely with BPI’s Head of Research, Francisco Covas. Sarah will also coordinate BPI’s Chief Financial Officers forum. She also is expected to work on a range of other prudential regulatory and related issues, including M&A. Sarah will succeed Katie Collard in the position.

“Sarah’s expertise in bank regulation, and capital and stress testing issues in particular, will bring a capable hand to the BPI team at a pivotal time for capital regulation,” said Executive Vice President and General Counsel John Court. “We’re delighted to bring her on board and believe she’ll strengthen our team immensely.”

At U.S. Bank, Sarah helped lead legal engagement on advocacy for the bank’s prudential regulatory team. She advised senior leaders at the bank on engagement with the Federal Reserve, OCC and FDIC and worked to develop regulatory strategy. She was a key advisor on U.S. Bank’s acquisition of Union Bank. Before joining U.S. Bank, Sarah was an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell, where she worked on capital and liquidity issues and other bank regulatory matters. She holds law degrees from Harvard Law School and the University of Cambridge, a master’s in professional accounting from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business and a B.A. degree from the University of Oklahoma.


About Bank Policy Institute.

The Bank Policy Institute (BPI) is a nonpartisan public policy, research and advocacy group, representing the nation’s leading banks and their customers. Our members include universal banks, regional banks and the major foreign banks doing business in the United States. Collectively, they employ almost 2 million Americans, make nearly half of the nation’s small business loans, and are an engine for financial innovation and economic growth.

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