Jeff Stoltzfoos is an experienced financial services executive and policymaker with White House, Treasury, and Senate Banking Committee experience. His current clients include a global custody bank, several large banking organizations, and other large nonbank financial institutions In 2017 he joined the National Economic Council to help stand up the team, during which he also shepherded an order signed by the president – Executive Order on Core Principles for Regulating the United States Financial System. He spent seven years at General Electric, which included three years as chief operating officer of GE Energy Financial Services, a global energy investor with a $17 billion portfolio.
Prior to leading GE Energy Financial Services, Jeff was an executive counsel at GE Capital, where he helped the company acclimate to Federal Reserve supervision. He also worked closely with GE Capital’s two U.S.-insured depository institutions, one of which is the now publicly traded Synchrony Financial, to meet the expectations of their supervisors, including the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC ), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Jeff also advised GE Capital on all matters related to the Financial Stability Oversight Council and interacted directly with its members.
In addition to his private sector experience, Jeff is a veteran of the federal government. He worked in the U.S. Department of the Treasury (USDT) as a senior advisor to Secretary Henry Paulson during the 2008 Financial Crisis, and served as counsel to the Senate Banking Committee during consideration and passage of the Dodd-Frank Act. Jeff also served as a senior staffer to Representative Jeb Hensarling, a past chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and worked in the personal office of Senator Rick Santorum.
Jeff has contributed extensively to several Dodd-Frank Act titles, including those related to prudential and financial stability regulation, lender of last resort authorities, and consumer regulation. He has also worked with the Financial Stability Oversight Council member agencies over the course of his career, in both the private and public sectors.