Christine Cumming retired from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in June 2015, having served as first vice president, the organization’s second-ranking officer and also its chief operating officer, since 2004. In over 36 years at the bank, Cumming has held numerous leadership positions and played a strategic role in various Federal Reserve System initiatives. As first vice president, she led the bank in the development of a comprehensive risk management program, implementation of the Fedwire modernization program, and establishment of an Office of Diversity and Inclusion. 

She is the professor for the MIA/MPA program's Reining in the Big Banks: Supervision and Regulation course and MPA in Economic Policy Management (MPA-EPM) program's Financial Stability Monitoring course.