John P. Ducrest, a native and resident of Broussard,
Louisiana, was first appointed by Governor Blanco as Commissioner of the Office of Financial
Institutions on June 8, 2004, and reappointed on January 10, 2008,
February 24, 2012, and February 2, 2016.
Ducrest has served as Chairman of the Conference of
State Bank Supervisors from January 14, 2011 through May 21, 2012, having previously served in several leadership
positions with that organization.
Ducrest served on the Financial Stability
Oversight Council (FSOC) from March 2012 through September 2016.
Ducrest has been with
the Office of Financial Institutions for over 30 years. From 1985 to 1994, he
was a Financial Examiner. In that role his duties included conducting safety
and soundness examinations of financial institutions. In 1994, Ducrest was
named Deputy Chief Examiner of OFI.
Ducrest is a 1984 graduate of the
University of Louisiana
at Lafayette, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
He is a 1994 graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State
University. Ducrest is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud
Examiner, and a Certified Examinations Manager.
His professional affiliations include the Louisiana
Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified
Public Accountants and the Society of Certified Fraud Examiners.