May’s meeting will feature Jesse Stiller discussion the National Bank Act and the National Currency Act. Mr. Stiller is the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) Historian and Special Advisor for Executive Communications, working in the Public Affairs Department. He is esponsible for preparing speeches and other written products for OCC senior staff, as well as safeguarding and drawing lessons from the agency’s history, which dates back to 1863.
Before coming to the OCC in 1989, he was Command Historian at the U.S. Army’s Air Defense Artillery School, Fort Bliss, Texas, and a Professor of History at George Washington University, the University of Texas, and the City University of New York.
Mr. Stiller has a doctorate in history from the City University of New York, where he studied under the renowned historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. Stiller is the author of two scholarly books and many articles and book chapters.
Doors will open at 7:00 PM and the meeting will start at 7:15 PM SHARP.