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Mark Olson

Co-Chair, Regulatory Architecture Task Force

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Mark Olson co-chairs BPC’s Regulatory Architecture Task Force. His distinguished career in financial services has spanned over 40 years, including top-level executive positions in the public and private sectors.

Olson joined Treliant Risk Advisors after three years as chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, five years as a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the Federal Open Market Committee, and after serving as staff director of the Securities Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.

Before joining Treliant, Olson spent more than a decade as a partner with Ernst & Young LLP (formerly Arthur Young & Company), where he became national director of the financial services Regulatory Consulting Practice. Olson began his career at First Bank System (now U.S. Bancorp), after which he served in Washington, D.C. as legislative director in the office of Representative Bill Frenzel (R-MN).

Olson holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Saint Olaf College in Minnesota and was named a distinguished alumnus in 2003.