Louis A. (Rusty) Thompson, Jr.
Deputy Comptroller and Chief Accountant
Rusty Thompson is the Deputy Comptroller and Chief Accountant at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
In this role, Mr. Thompson serves as the OCC’s authoritative source for bank accounting and financial reporting and provides accounting counsel to OCC examiners, the banking industry, and the accounting profession.
Mr. Thompson joined the OCC in 1989 as a Professional Accounting Fellow, was named District Accountant for the Southern District in 1991, Assistant Chief Accountant in 2005, Deputy Chief Accountant in 2011, and Deputy Comptroller and Chief Accountant in 2014. Prior to joining the OCC, he spent 11 years in public accounting with two large national accounting firms.
He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1978 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and majoring in accounting. Mr. Thompson is a cross-credentialed National Bank Examiner and a Certified Public Accountant.