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Frank Keating

Compensation Committee | Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee

Gov. Frank Keating is President and CEO of the American Bankers Association. He was previously President and CEO of the American Council of Life Insurers. From 1995 to 2003, he served as Governor of the State of Oklahoma, the second person to hold the office for two consecutive terms. As Governor, he was recognized for his compassionate, professional handling of the Murrah Federal Building bombing in Oklahoma City, after which he raised over $6 million for children whose parents were killed in the tragedy.

Gov. Keating's career has included time as an FBI Agent, U.S. Attorney, State Prosecutor, and member of Oklahoma's state House and Senate. He served in the Federal Treasury, Justice and Housing departments under Presidents Reagan and George Bush, Sr., with responsibility for federal prosecutions and oversight over the Secret Service, U.S. Customs, U.S. Marshals, U.S. Attorneys and several other agencies. As Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and General Counsel and Acting Deputy Secretary of HUD, he worked on issues including housing finance, lending practices, securitization and Bank Secrecy Act issues.

Gov. Keating is a graduate of Georgetown University and the University of Oklahoma College of Law, and the recipient of six honorary degrees. He is a frequent commentator on national news programs, Chairman of the advisory board of George Washington's Mount Vernon, and a member of the boards of the National Archives, the Jamestown Foundation and the Bipartisan Policy Center.