1:1 Alumni Chat: Sebastian R. Astrada ‘02 (Director/AVP of Financial Institution Formations + Transactions at US Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Alumni panelists from the Thursday evening Field Guide will be available for informal one-on-one chats with students. Sign up to talk with alumni discuss their path from Middlebury to where they are today, how they have applied what they learned in school to help them build their careers, and how students might pursue a similar path. Learn more in the bio below.
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Sebastian leads the Financial Institution Formations + Transactions team at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He manages a team of five supervisory analysts that process applications and notices from banks and fintechs in the 12th District. Prior to this role, he managed regulatory affairs for Capital One’s global finance, digital, and technology functions, and led regulatory policy on emerging technology topics that ran the gamut from blockchain and machine learning to cybersecurity and open banking. Before joining Capital One, he was a senior attorney at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System where he advised on mergers and acquisitions in addition to participating in Dodd-Frank rule makings.