The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco has appointed Lisa Violet as senior vice president and chief risk officer.

Violet has served in senior roles in governance, risk, and compliance in both the financial services and technology sectors. Before joining the Bank, she was chief audit executive at Hitachi Data Systems, where she led a global team responsible for internal audit and business continuity. As a member of the HDS Finance Leadership Team and through the executive internal control and risk committee, she advised on risk management practices during significant industry and company transformation.

Prior to her tenure at HDS, Violet served in a number of senior positions in the banking industry, amassing 20 years of experience at institutions including Wells Fargo & Company and MUFG Union Bank, predominantly in the area of independently assessing capital adequacy under complex regulatory standards. She was also chief risk officer at Bank of the Orient and started out in banking as a commercial lender at Scotia Capital.