Diane Casey-Landry is founder and managing director of DCL Banking Advisors, LLC. She previously served as a Resident Fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University; as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of the American Bankers Association; President and CEO of America’s Community Bankers. Prior to becoming CEO of America’s Community Bankers, she was the national director of financial services for Grant Thornton LLP and chaired the industry practice group. Grant Thornton, the 5th largest national accounting firm is focused on middle market businesses including banks. Casey-Landry successfully grew that banking practice by 20 percent and increased press exposure with regular dealings with the media. Earlier in her career, she was Executive Director of the Independent Community Bankers of America, a national association focused on small community banks, with approximately 4,800 members. She served a brief stint at the Oversight Board of the Resolution Trust Corporation as Vice President of Public Affairs and Public Liaison as the primary spokesperson for the new agency created by the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989.
Starting her career as a bank examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Casey-Landry developed a keen understanding of the role of bank supervision and the impact of regulation on the industry.
A recognized leader in the banking industry, Casey-Landry has been noted as one of the Most Powerful Women in Banking by the US Banker; received the Distinguished Industry Leader Award from Women in Housing & Finance, and was named the Enterprising Woman of Washington by the National Museum for Women in the Arts.
Casey-Landry is a graduate of Miami University of Oxford, Ohio and holds a Master’s in Public Administration from George Washington University.