Chris Sablich, Regulatory Advisor, is a former banking regulator with expertise in troubled bank supervision, regulatory enforcement actions, risk management processes, transactions with insiders and affiliates, corporate structure and expansion activities, banking powers, and compliance.

Chris recently retired from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) with over 34 years of bank regulation experience as both an attorney and bank examiner. Chris served as Senior Counsel in the OCC’s Central District where he advised agency senior management, examiners, and national banks on all areas of banking law and regulatory enforcement matters.

Chris also managed the OCC’s Central District unit responsible for the supervision and rehabilitation of troubled national banks. As a field examiner, Chris led or participated in the examinations of troubled institutions, community banks, multinational and regional banks, overseas branches of U.S. banks, and U.S. branches of foreign banks.

Chris holds a J.D. from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and a B.S. in Accounting from Millikin University. Chris also completed the Stonier Graduate School of Banking program.

Areas of Specialization

  • Regulatory Relations
  • Remediation Plans / Implementation and Effectiveness Testing
  • Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP) Readiness