Jeff Stehm

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Washington, DC

Previous Experience

  • Senior associate director, Federal Reserve Board

Thought Leadership

  • Jeff was a key contributor to draft proposals for enhanced supervision of critical payment, clearing, and settlement systems incorporated into the U.S. Treasury Department’s March 2008 “Blueprint for a Modernized Financial Regulatory Structure” and June 2009 “Financial Regulatory Reform: A New Foundation.”
  • He has written a number of papers and spoken at a variety of conferences on clearing and settlement issues and is a member of the editorial board of the “Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures.”

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Jeff Stehm


Jeff advises Promontory clients on matters related to payments and financial market infrastructure.


Before joining the firm, Jeff spent more than three decades with the Federal Reserve Board. Most recently, he was the senior associate director responsible for policy, supervisory, and regulatory matters regarding systemically important financial market infrastructures, as well as intraday credit, collateral, and cybersecurity issues. In this capacity, he directed the Federal Reserve’s implementation of Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Act and its supervisory program for assessing credit, liquidity, and operational risks and risk management capabilities of Reserve Bank and private-sector payment, clearing, and settlement systems. He also served as the Federal Reserve Board’s representative on a number of interagency and international groups, including the G-20 Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems, the interagency Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee, and the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s financial market utility committee. For 10 years, he served as the secretary to the Federal Reserve’s governor-level payments system policy advisory committee.


  • M.P.A., Iowa State University of Science and Technology
  • B.S., Iowa State University of Science and Technology

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