Troy Thornton

Deputy Comptroller Southern District

Troy Thornton

Troy Thornton is the Deputy Comptroller for the Southern District in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

In this role, Mr. Thornton oversees the supervision of more than 390 national banks, federal savings associations, and trust companies and 28 technology service providers spread across nine states from Texas to Florida. He manages a staff of more than 400 bank examiners and professionals in 18 offices throughout the district. This staff of field examiners includes safety and soundness examiners as well as specialists in asset management, bank information systems, consumer compliance, capital markets, and credit. He took on these duties in May 2017.

Mr. Thornton joined the OCC in 1985 as a Field Examiner in Lubbock, Texas. Since then, he has served as a Problem Bank Analyst, Field Manager, Assistant Deputy Comptroller, and Associate Deputy Comptroller. He has also supported the agency by chairing district risk and human resources committees, participating in the development and training of new and experienced examiners, and promoting the awareness of OCC expectations externally as an instructor for the OCC's Community Bank Director Workshop program.

Mr. Thornton earned his bachelors in business administration from Abilene Christian University in 1984.