William A. Ryback

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Of Burke, VA passed away on July 31, 2011. Born in Massillon, OH on February 7, 1946, he grew up in Scotch Plains, NJ and graduated from Seton Hall University. He served two years in the U.S. Army. Bill began his 36-year government career as a bank examiner with the Comptroller of the Currency in NY; in 1977 he became a director with the Washington, DC office. From 1986-2003, he served as a Senior Director with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. He was a member of the Basle Committee on Banking Supervision, Chairman of the Association of Bank Supervisors of the Americas, and Chairman of the EMEAP Working Group. He went on to be Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority for four years and the Special Advisor to the Financial Supervisory Service in Seoul, Korea until 2008. He continued as a consultant for the World Bank and IMF and as a program leader and Chairman of the Banking Advisory Board for the Toronto Centre. He was internationally well known and respected as a preeminent expert on bank supervisory and regulatory issues. His international experience led him to be a gifted teacher at many institutions, including Harvard Law School, Thunderbird School of Global Management (AZ) and the University of VA. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends, especially his loving wife of 43 years, Nancy; his children, Steven Ryback and Dana Hendrickson (Morgan); and the new joy in his life, granddaughter, Kara Hendrickson. He is survived by his mother, Helen; sisters, Bette Saker and Karen Thompson; brother, Robert; nieces and nephews.
A prayer service will be held at The Church of the Nativity, Burke, VA on August 11 at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations for a scholarship in his memory may be made to Seton Hall University, School of Business .

Published in The Washington Post from Aug. 4 to Aug. 7, 2011